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November 5, 2003 - 6:26pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The results from yesterday’s elections are technically unofficial right now. There are still provisional votes to count. These votes are different than an absentee vote. A provisional vote applies to a person who has moved within a 30 days of the election and has not changed their address. They may vote on Election Day, but those votes are sealed and not counted with the others. The Board of Elections then verifies the voter’s information, which takes ten days. Therefore close races like...
November 5, 2003 - 6:23pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
With the elections behind us, we should be seeing fewer political signs around town. City officials said candidates and supporting citizens have ten days after the elections to remove any political signs. That translates into Friday November 14th as they deadline to take them down. After the deadline, if signs are still problematic, City Zoning Administrator Bryan Mason will send a letter to the offender. After that, they have seven days to remove the signs before he passes the problem on...
November 5, 2003 - 6:18pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The United Way announces its mid-campaign report results, and things are looking good. The report shows they collected a little more than half of their yearly goal already. Currently they have just over $541,000. United Way officials chalk the money up to their hundreds of volunteers and fundraisers. The United Way set their monetary goal a little lower this year due to the nation’s economy. The next fundraiser is the Evening of Giving on November 23rd at Colony Square Mall. For $5, you...
November 5, 2003 - 11:08am
5 years 11 weeks ago
An update in Guernsey County: According to the Board of Elections, the Cambridge Mayor's race results are only provisional as absentee votes are still being counted. The complete list of final results will be posted after November 17th.
November 5, 2003 - 2:05am
5 years 11 weeks ago
The city of Newark now has a new mayor. Voters on Tuesday gave the nod to Bruce Bain over challenger Cheri Hottinger by over 1000 votes. Incumbent mayor Frank Stare decided not to run for reelection. In other Licking County races and issues, David Branstool outdistanced Jennifer Chesrown in the race for Municipal Court Judge. Marc Guthrie beat Don Ellington in the race for Newark City Council President and the Newark Law Director is James Hostetter.
Finally, in the race for Newark...
November 5, 2003 - 2:00am
5 years 11 weeks ago
There were some important races and issues decided in Tuesday’s general election in Muskingum County. In the race for Zanesville School board the winners are Lee Eppley, Brian Kaufman and Janet Stewart. The West Muskingum School board winners were Kelly Kanavel and Bob Moon. In the race for Tri-Valley School board Cindy Cameron, Eva Sieber and Terry Hutchison were the top vote getters. The Franklin Local school district bond issue got the o-k from voters in a real close vote. There also...
November 5, 2003 - 1:55am
5 years 11 weeks ago
Guernsey County residents passed some very close races... incumbent Cambridge Mayor Sam Salupo was defeated by just three votes. Charles Schwab was elected with a total of 1345 votes, to 1342. William Nicholson beat out Thomas Laughman by just one vote for the First Ward seat for the Cambridge City Council. Donald Gadd was elected as Mayor of Byesville. Other mayoral races to tell you about: Joel Malinak was elected for Lore City; Diane Barnes for Old Washington; and Kevin Ragsdale for...
November 5, 2003 - 1:54am
5 years 11 weeks ago
The face of Zanesville politics will stay the same…at least as far as the Mayor’s office. Incumbent Jack Fenton was reelected Tuesday by almost 12-hundred votes. Fenton beat republican challenger Dave Joseph and independent candidate Rick Lavy, who came in third place. Fenton says he’s happy with his victory and the support he received and looks forward to his third term. In other city races, there’s a new face on Zanesville City Council, democrat Jeff Tilton was elected to one of three...
November 5, 2003 - 1:54am
5 years 11 weeks ago
Also in Guernsey County, the County’s Health Department half-mill levy was defeated by over 1000 votes. However both issues for the Cambridge Fire Department were passed, both by over 400 votes. And the East Guernsey School District levy passed with a vote of 1194 to 1105.
November 5, 2003 - 1:49am
5 years 11 weeks ago
In Nobel County, the mayoral races were anything but close. In the Caldwell Mayoral race, Willard Radcliff won with 363 voted, defeating W. Allen Matthews and Phil Doan. With in the Sarahsville Mayoral race, Kenny Dickey defeated incumbent Luann Michel 57 to 34. And in the race for Summerfield Mayor, James Harry Parks the third won 94 to 11.
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