Tuscarawas County Unofficial Election Results

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Unoffical election results are in for Tuscarawas County.

Republican Kerry Metzger kept this county commissioner seat  getting 14,857 votes while his opponent, Democrat John Miceli recieved 9,175 votes.

Local school districts have had mixed success in passing their respective levies.

Voters approved a 6.9 mill levy for Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District by a margin of 57 percent to 43 percent.

New Philadelphia City School District passed a 5.9 mill, 5-year renewal tax levy 55 percent to 45 percent. This will be the fifth time the levy has been renewed, most recently in 2008, and will provide general operating funds for the district without a tax hike.

The City of Uhrichsvilles said no to electric and gas aggregation within the city. Electric aggregation was voted down 53 percent to 47 percent, and gas aggregation was voted down 52 percent to 47 percent. The city will continue to buy gas and electric utilities on an individual basis, instead of purchasing energy on a community-wide basis.

Fairless Local School District did not pass their additional tax levy of 8.9 mill in both Tuscarawas County and Stark County, its first levy in 18 years. The levy would have generated $1,568,000 annually for seven years. In Tuscarawas County, 24 percent voted for the levy and 76 percent voted against. In Stark County, 44 percent voted for the levy while 56 percent voted against.

Liam Niemeyer contributed to this report.