COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opponents of Ohio’s new collective bargaining overhaul scored a tactical victory Wednesday on the wording of a ballot question to repeal it, even as the Ohio Chamber of Commerce pledged to put the money and the political clout of its 6,000 business members behind defending the law.

The state Ballot Board agreed that a “no” vote in November will support repeal of the law, while a “yes” vote will uphold the law. Since both opponents and voters who are skeptical or confused by an issue tend to vote no, that could provide an advantage to opponents of a law already polling unfavorably among a majority of Ohioans.

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