Photo detail

In this Dec. 14, 2017 photo, ballots await further processing at the Franklin County Board of Elections in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth)

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Ohio’s move to toss inactive voters from rolls goes to court

Supreme Court looks at case of veteran who was disqualified while serving

Joseph Helle was expecting a different sort of reception when he returned home from Army tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and showed up to vote in his small Ohio town near Lake Erie.

Tease photo

Court to hear case of Ohio taking inactive voters off rolls

Joseph Helle was expecting a different sort of reception when he returned home from Army tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and showed up to vote in his small Ohio town near Lake Erie.