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This Election Day appeared to sneak up on Ohio’s voters. Primary elections tend to have a lower turnout and this cycle was no different. One closely watched race in Southeast Ohio was Alexander Local School District’s. This was the district’s 6th attempt to pass a current operating expenses levy in the last 3 years. Here’s… Read More
The race for the 4th Ward Council seat Democratic nomination in Martins Ferry has resulted in a tie, according to unofficial results in Belmont County. Larry Deaton and Rick Rodgers both received 24 votes in Tuesday’s Primary Election. If official canvassing does not change the result, the nomination could be decided by a coin flip.
In Jackson County, seven races needed to be decided but only 440 of the county’s 6,089 registered voters were up to the task. Randy Heath, the mayor for the city of Jackson will face Republican Randy Evans in the next election. Evans beat Eric G. Brown 161 to 141. In Wellston, the city Auditor Chris… Read More
Friday nights in the Fall include flashing lights, crowds cheering, and the clock patiently ticking waiting for the final play. For many players, their last game is during their senior night, for a select few it’s only the beginning. According to Pro Sports, the ratio of “high school senior players who go on to play… Read More
Scioto County voters decided the fate of one issue in Tuesday’s Primary Election. The Scioto County Career Technical Center 1 Mill permanent improvement renewal levy was approved with 819 voting for the issue and 279 voting against.
Unofficial results are in for Pike County after 8.55% of voters had their voices heard during Tuesday’s Primary Election. Debra Whaley secured the Democratic nomination for Village of Waverly Auditor, receiving 179 votes to Linda Murphy’s 58. Mary Ellen Cormany received 167 votes to win the Democratic nomination for the Council-at-Large seat in the Village… Read More
Athens County saw two races in the May primary Tuesday night, one of which was the approval of the Alexander Local School District’s operating levy. On its sixth try for passage, Alexander’s levy squeaked through for approval with a margin of five votes in unofficial Tuesday totals. The 1% earned income tax levy passed in… Read More
Three months after Ohio University removed delfin bautista as director of the LGBT center, the search for a replacement continues after a failed search this spring. bautista, who uses they/them pronouns and does not capitalize their name, was removed after charging more than $35,000 to a university credit card during the 2018 fiscal year, according… Read More
Unofficial primary election results for contested races and local issues are in for Tuscarawas County. Mark Haney will be the Democratic candidate in the Uhrichsville mayor’s race. Haney received 195 votes while his opponent Rick Dorland received 160 votes. In the mayor’s primary race for the Village of Dennison, Tim Still will be the Democratic… Read More