Protesters against Senate Bill 5 during a rally in February 2011 in Columbus. J.D. Pooley/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption J.D. Pooley/Getty Images It's All Politics Ohio's Upcoming 'Issue 2' Vote Carries Larger Political Implications October 20, 2011 The pitched political battle pitting public workers unions against Republican budget-cutters is in its final stages in Ohio. Voters will cast ballots on Nov. 8 that could repeal the law that severely limits collective bargaining in the Buckeye State.