The Associated Press
COLUMBUS - Three state representatives have tried to resurrect a proposal to let voters choose whether to put slot machines at racetracks.
Democratic Reps. Claudette Woodard of Cleveland Heights, Annie Key of Cleveland and Barbara Sykes of Akron Tuesday used a procedural maneuver to ask the House to reconsider last week's vote on the proposal.
The House fell three votes short of the three-fifths majority needed to put the slots plan on the November ballot last Thursday, during the last session before a summer recess.
To qualify for the ballot, the measure must clear the House and Senate by Aug. 4.
Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder, a Glenford Republican, indicated the proposal won't make the deadline.
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