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Belmont County Unofficial Election Results


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The unofficial final results from the Belmont County board of elections are in. The Bellaire Local school district 8.72 mills levy was voted down 1,802 for, and 2,419 against. Voters approved the county 911 Levy with more than 2,000 votes in favor of the levy. Republican David Lucas was chosen as the Belmont County Sheriff,… Read More

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Perry Co. Sheriff Holds On To Post


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Unofficial results from Perry County show incumbent Sheriff William Randall Barker defeated Amy Nash English.  Barker received 52 percent, or 7,546 votes, while English received 48 percent, or 6,893 votes. In the county commissioner races, Democrat Ed Keister won with 54 percent (7,587 votes) against his Republican opponent Thad Cooperrider’s 46 percent (6,374 votes). Democrat… Read More

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Athens Co. Voters Pan Two Of Three Levies


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Athens County voters decided the fate of three proposed tax levies this election day, with just one levy passing. Athens City School District levy was the lone levy to receive approval, with nearly twice as many votes in favor of the levy as compared to votes against. Voters in the district cast 8,073 votes in… Read More

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Dems Sweep Athens County Races

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Unofficial results for Athens County candidate races show Democrat Charlie Adkins beat incumbent Republican Larry Payne in his county commissioner race by more than 3,100 votes, as the Democratic party swept the local election. Adkins garnered 57 percent of the vote. He held a steady lead over Payne all night which continued to grow as… Read More

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Price Elected For Monroe Co. Commissioner

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In spite of some identity confusion, Monroe County voters chose which Tim Price they wanted to hold the office of county commissioner. Democrat Tim R. Price has been re-elected as Monroe County Commissioner according to unofficial election results. The incumbent received 2,993 votes compared to independent candidate, Timothy D. Price, who obtained 1,775 votes. The… Read More

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Muskingum Co. Unofficial Results

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Unofficial election results are in for Muskingum County.   For County Commissioner Republican Todd Sands is in the lead with 54% (18,877) against Democrat John D. Bates with 34% (11,922) and Independent Steve Strauss with 11% (3,993). The second County Commissioner race is much closer with Jerry L. Lavy taking the lead with 51% (17,305)… Read More

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Pike County Election Results

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Unofficial election results for Pike County were split following Election night. Democrat Robert Junk leads the race for County Prosecutor over Independent Bruce Dailey with 62% of the vote. In the race for Judge of the Court of the Common Pleas Republican Robert Rosenburger leads Democrat Kenneth Porter with 59% of the vote. Voters approved… Read More

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Ross County Election Results


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Incumbency seemed to be a helping hand for Ross County officials on elections night. County Commissioner James Caldwell won re-election with 14,469 votes over challenger Bert Henshaw who received 12,736 votes Stephen Neal won the open county commissioner seat with 16,341 votes compared to Jeffrey Henness' 11,335 votes. In the race for Clerk of Court… Read More

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Vinton County Goes Red In Races


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Vinton County voters historically vote Republican and this year wasn't any different, according to unofficials results tallied Tuesday night.  In the county sheriff race, Republican Shawn Justice beat Democrat Charles Chuck Boyer with 65 percent of the vote.  The race for county prosecutor was much closer with Democrat Trecia Kimes Brown winning with 2,703 votes… Read More

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A Look At Election Day 2012


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Voters in battleground state Ohio reported little trouble casting their ballots this Election Day. See how voters in Southeast Ohio experienced Election 2012. Photographers Abigail Fisher and Megan Westervelt captured these images at polling places around Southeast Ohio. Photo editor Erica Yoon created the slideshow.

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Agency Directors Predict Low-Income Residents Influence On Presidential Results

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UPDATE 12:07 A.M. Three Southeast Ohio counties that topped the list for the state's lowest median household income between 2006 and 2010 have voted consistently with their past political trends.  Athens County, which had the state's lowest median income, voted for President Barack Obama by 66 percent. The county has voted Democratic in each election but… Read More

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Ohio Issue 2 Results

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UPDATE 12:19 a.m. Voters appear to have rejected a ballot issue that would change the way the state draws up legislative and congressional districts. Ohio Issue 2 would create a 12-person citizen commission to draw legislative and congressional district maps. Districts must be drawn every 10 years after the U.S. Census. With results from 8,589… Read More

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Ohio Issue 2 Results

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Ohio Issue 2 would create a 12-person citizen commission to draw legislative and congressional district maps. Districts must be drawn every 10 years after the U.S. Census.   With results from 15 of 9,231 precincts reported to the Ohio Secretary of State's Office here are the latest numbers:   Yes – 42%   No –… Read More

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Ohio Supreme Court Race Results


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UPDATE 9:21 P.M. With more than 2,000 of Ohio's 9,231 precincts reporting numbers to the Ohio Secretary of State's office, numbers show Terrence O'Donnell continues to broaden his lead over challenger Michael Skindell. O'Donnell currently has 68 percent of the vote, Skindell 32 percent. William O'Neil's lead over Robert Cupp has narrowed to 9 percent,… Read More

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Southeast Ohio Counties With Highest Unemployment Rates Vote Republican

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UPDATE 10:53 PM All of the top seven counties in Southern and Southeastern Ohio who had high unemployment rates voted for Republican challenger Mitt Romney in 2012 over President Barack Obama. Pike County, which had the highest unemployment rate of 11.5 percent, voted narrowly for Romney.  The GOP candidate nipped the President by just 45 votes… Read More

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Fairfield Co. GOP Predicts Big County Win Due To Candidate Visits

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UPDATE 11:51 PM Fairfield County Republican Chairman Kyle Farmer said Tuesday he would be disappointed if he didn’t get a 60 percent vote for the Romney-Ryan ticket after they visited his county in early October.  He didn’t get the vote he wanted. In 2012, Romney garnered 58.21 percent while President Barack Obama received 39.96 percent.  The… Read More

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OU Students Weigh In On Election

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Ohio University students weighed in on the election season and voting as it enters the final stretch. Most students would say they believe voting is important. “We have people that fought for this country just so we could have this right and I don’t take that for granted,"  junior Noah Hajivandi said.  "I’m very proud… Read More