Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s bid to preserve a law disqualifying provisional election ballots filed in the wrong precinct comes before a federal appeals court next week in the so-called battleground state.
With 39 days left before the U.S. presidential election, time is running out for judges to resolve voter access lawsuits in states including Ohio and Florida where a few thousand votes may be the margin of victory between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
Atlas Iron Ltd. , an Australian iron ore producer, said it will withhold selling a stake in its Ridley mine until after the national election later this month because of uncertainty over a proposed mining tax.
A Wisconsin court’s ruling that the state’s voter identification law is unconstitutional will be appealed to the state Supreme Court, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen told an appellate panel.
Hebei Iron and Steel Group is in negotiations with Atlas Iron Ltd. about purchasing a stake in a Western Australian iron-ore mine, the China Daily reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.