“We represent you and all of us were trying to keep up with the correct information,” she wrote. “Personally, I believe this could have been avoided.”
Carruthers told the Journal-News that lawmakers “were all scrambling.”
She said she believes the primary election could have still taken place and the boards of elections “could have handled this.”
“I understand we want everyone to stay healthy, God knows I do, but this is a Constitutional situation and I don’t believe (Ohio Department of Health Director) Dr. Acton and (Ohio Secretary of State) Frank LaRose outweigh that,” she wrote. “Please forgive them, they know not what they do.”
Carruthers said she votes early, and plans to vote early from now on.
Carruthers also said her office aide has been given a laptop and other necessary pieces of equipment to be able to work from home.
“We are all trying to handle this professionally and work like we always do,” she said.
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