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Unofficial 2020 Primary Results for Washington County

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MARIETTA, Ohio (WOUB) — Washington County will have two new commissioners next year after a little more that 27 percent of registered voters in the county cast ballots in Ohio’s extended Primary election. Incumbent Republican County Commissioner David White was defeated by challenger James Booth, 3,966-3,076, according to unofficial final results. Booth will run in November… Read More

A worker at the Franklin County Board of Elections waits for voters to drop off their ballots on the last day of the extended primary.

More than a Month Later, Ohio’s First-Ever Mail-Only Primary Ends

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio’s first all-mail-in primary is done, after absentee voting was extended following the closure of polling places just before in person voting was supposed to happen on March 17. Joe Biden won the Democratic presidential primary, and Donald Trump was unopposed in the Republican primary. Rep. Todd Smith (R-Farmersville) lost… Read More

Morgan County Primary 2020 Results For Contested Races


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MORGAN COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) — Nearly every registered Republican (99.5%)  participated in this virus-extended election compared to 66.28% of Morgan County’s registered Democrats. Richard Welsh pulled through a crowded field of Republicans to win a seat on the county commission. His 1,520 votes beat Mary Woodward’s 665, Becky Thompson’s 571, and Jan Snouffer’s 335 votes…. Read More

Meigs County Primary 2020 Results Of Contested Races


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MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) — 4,609 Meigs County residents cast votes in the virus-extended primary. Republican Shannon Miller unseated county commissioner Randy Smith, with 2079 votes to Smith’s 1,517.  In the second commissioner’s race, Gary Coleman’s 1,197 votes lost to incumbent Jimmy Will’s 2,351 votes. Four different Republicans ran for the county recorder’s office once… Read More

Voters cast their ballots on Election Day in McArthur, Ohio.

Voting Rights Group says this Primary’s Vote Total so Far is Just Half of 2016’s

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A voting rights organization says there are potentially a lot fewer voters who will cast ballots this year compared to the presidential primary four years ago. The group looked at totals so far for the March 17 primary that has been extended to April 28. Mike Brickner with All Voting is Local has compared numbers for… Read More