CNN's Harry Enten: Donald Trump Is Stronger Than He's Ever Been Before
Democrat Lies And Incompetence Make Conspiracy Theories Great Again
Kimberly Cheatle Bolts From Secret Service As GOP Senator Posts New Bodycam Footage...
President Oliver?
Meet Kamala's Press Agent...NBC News' Garrett Haake
Biden Gone, Democrats Rally Around Worst Possible Candidate
CBS Implies Kamala Harris Should Be Exempt From Criticism
George Washington Foresaw Today's Irresponsible, Immoral Leadership in Washington
How History Will Remember Biden
Kamala Harris Is a Race Hustler Who Will Send White Men to the...
Ending the FTC’s War on Consumers
A 'Warren Report' Isn’t Going to Fly In 2024
What the U.S. Secret Service Should Do Immediately
Biden FTC Distorts Cost-Saving Role of Pharmacy Benefit Managers
Harris Was to the Left of Bernie Sanders in the Senate, and It's...

Ohio Department of Health Is Canceling Tuesday's Primary

AP Photo/John Minchillo

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) said late Monday night that his state will be postponing its presidential primaries that were slated for Tuesday due to concerns over the Wuhan coronavirus. Ohio's Department of Health Director, Dr. Amy Acton, will declare a health emergency, forcing the polls to stay closed. A new date has yet to be scheduled.


The announcement was made after Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Frye declined to reschedule the primary. According to Frye, it would set a “terrible precedent” for a judge to make that kind of call hours before an election was set to begin, The Hill reported.

Both DeWine and Secretary of State Frank LaRose cited concerns over the potential spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.

"We cannot conduct this election tomorrow, the in-person voting for 13 hours tomorrow, and conform to these guidelines," DeWine said. "We should not force them to make this choice, the choice between their health and their constitutional rights and duties."

After Judge Frye's decision was announced, DeWine took to Twitter to voice his disdain. 


This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information comes in.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Videos