Nick Evans

Nick Evans

Nick Evans is a reporter for the Ohio Capital Journal. Previously, he spent seven years reporting for NPR member stations in Florida and Ohio.

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Ohio voters pass Issue 1 constitutional amendment to protect abortion and reproductive rights

By: and - November 8, 2023

Ohio voters passed the Issue 1 constitutional amendment to protect abortion and reproductive rights Tuesday. The Associated Press called the election over Issue 1 shortly after 9 p.m. With more than 99% of precincts reporting early Wednesday, the amendment was passing with 56.35% of the vote, or 2.14 million voters out of more than 3.8 […]

One Person One Vote spokesman Dennis Willard introducing Deidra Reese from Ohio Unity Coalition at the ‘No’ campaign party.

Ohio’s Issue 1 goes down to defeat

By: and - August 9, 2023

The Republican-led effort to make amending Ohio’s constitution more difficult has failed. As of 11:45 p.m., unofficial results for the Aug. 8 special election show voters rejected Issue 1 57% to 43%. The Associated Press called the race at 9 p.m. While precincts were still reporting late into the night and absentee ballots will continue […]

At Election Eve rally with Ohio Republicans, Trump sets Nov. 15 for ‘very big announcement’

By: - November 8, 2022

VANDALIA, OH. — More than a thousand people flooded the Dayton Airport tarmac on Election Eve to see Donald Trump speak. In between the flight hangars organizers set up bleachers and jumbotrons that would later show power point presentations. Flags or bunting covered every flat surface that wasn’t moving. At about 8:30 p.m., Trump’s plane […]