John Kasich

Republican Governor of Ohio

John Kasich - Republican Governor of Ohio

John Kasich being shown the capabilities of Ohio's Homeland Response Force.John Kasich being shown the capabilities of Ohio's Homeland Response Force.By: Staff Sgt. Nicholas Pavlik

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  • Ohio Governor John Kasich was pulled over for unlawfully passing an emergency vehicle in 2008. In a speech to the EPA , Kasich reflected on the event, calling the police officer "an idiot," also saying he had not broken the law. A police official released a dash cam video of Kasich, which contradicts Kasich's claims.
  • Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a law that effectively eliminates Planned Parenthood funding in the state. The law prohibits state funding to any organization that provides "nontherapeutic abortions."
  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed two voting restriction laws that limits the eligibility of absentee ballots and cuts the early voting period for Federal elections. The law will make it more difficult for overseas military members to vote if they make a minor paperwork error. It also prohibits election workers from assisting voters unless they are disabled or illiterate, which could make it more difficult for senior citizens in nursing homes that are accustomed to receiving assistance from bipartisan teams that help them cast their ballots.

John Kasich Marital History

DateTypeSummary
1980DivorceDivorced his wife in 1980

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