State employees are prohibited from serving as officers in political organizations or taking part in politics other than voting or expressing political opinions. State employees may serve as precinct election officials, and they may use vacation time to serve. Employees in the classified service may not be harassed, threatened, or disciplined for giving, withholding, or refusing to support any party (OH Rev. Code Sec. 124.57, Sec. 124.60, Sec. 3501.22).