Stories tagged with: election

November 8, 2011 - 10:44pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

The age limit for judges will stay at 70.

Tuesday Ohio voters rejected Issue One, which would have raised the age limit to 75. The defeat potentially affects 10 percent of sitting judges in the next six years.

November 8, 2011 - 10:40pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

Ohio voters passed Issue Three Tuesday.

It is an amendment to the state constitution that is mainly symbolic. The measure is intended to keep government from requiring Ohioans to participate in a health care system.

Supporters hope it will prompt a larger recall of President Obama's health care overhaul.

February 7, 2011 - 6:10pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

 A special election will be held in Muskingum County on Tuesday, February 8th. Polls will be open from 6:30am - 7:30pm. The issue on the ballot is a 5-mill fire levy for the Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Department.

"We have approximately 790 registered voters in the Village of Frazeysburg and I feel that maybe we will have a 15% turn out," said Elections Director, Chris Hamill.

If the issue does not pass, voters will see it on the ballot again.


November 3, 2010 - 11:10am
3 years 36 weeks ago

It was a big day for the Republican Party on Tuesday.

WHIZ News went around town and talked to people about how they feel about the election results.

"I personally think the nation is ready for the Republicans to be back in charge and i hope the Republicans can learn from the mistakes they've made. I'm very excited about it, I think it's time for a change," voter Dave Vinsel said.

The Republican party gained control over the United States...

November 2, 2010 - 11:39pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

In the race for Guernsey County Commissioner, Democrat Tom Laughman is the winner over Republican challenger Michael Belaj.

Tony Brown easily won in the race for county auditor by more than 4,500 votes against his opponent Democrat Kevin Davis.

Voters approved the Children's Services levy  by a vote of 6,938 to 4.956.

Other issues passing in Guernsey County include  the City of Cambridge fire protection levy, Oxford Township fire protection levy and the...

November 2, 2010 - 10:34pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Noble County voters have spoken and have elected Stephen Hannum as sheriff.

Hannum, a write in candidate, beat out Democratic candidate Denny Knowlton Jr. by a vote of 4,466 to 692.

In the race for County Commissioner, Republican Virgil Thompson is the winner over  Democrat Jody Parrish-Polen and write in candidate Dana Bond.

Democrat Alice Warner is the winner in race for County Auditor by just over 2,500 votes against her opponent Republican Danny...

November 2, 2010 - 10:21pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

In Morgan County, Republican Timothy Van Horn defeated Democrat Keith Nelson for county commissioner, with a vote of 2,872 to 1,801.

In McConnelsville, a 1.5-mill 5-year-fire protection levy passed by more than 300 votes. Also a 1-mill 5-year-fire protection levy in Stockport passed by a vote of 112 yes to 43 no. And in Stockport a 3-mill 5-year-current-operating-expenses-levy passed by 23 votes.

In Deerfield Township, a cemetery and fire protection levy both passed. Fire...

November 2, 2010 - 10:17pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Several races in Perry County were decided Tuesday. Lonnie Wood Senior won the battle for county commissioner with a vote of 5,080  to B. Jane Van Horn's 4,573.

Democrat Teresa Stevenson won the county auditor's seat. She beat Republican Dick Bowman with 5,766 votes to 4.310.

A 2-mill-tax-levy for Fairview Assisted Living passed by almost 2,000 votes. A 1-mill-levy for Roseville Parks is barely defeated by a vote of 90 yes to 94 no. However, a 1.2-mill-levy for the Roseville...

October 30, 2010 - 10:40pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Republicans are rallying in Muskingum County days before the November election.

The Largest Republican Tailgate Party was held at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds Saturday evening, featuring some big-names in the state, including John Boehner, Bob Gibbs, and Rob Portman. They agree that there's two main issues driving the election this year: jobs and the economy.

"People are frustrated, and they should be by the lack of progress. Right now, we have unemployment unfortunately...

October 8, 2010 - 5:03pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

Political candidates are coming to Zanesville and you get to ask the questions.

Monday, October 11, Ohio University Zanesville is welcoming candidates running for Ohio's 18th Congressional district. It's the second of four open 'candidate night' public forums that 'Ohio 18' is holding.

"We have Bob Gibbs who is the Republican nominee and we have Lindsey Sutton from the Constitution Party coming. They both confirmed that they're coming. Mr. Space has not confirmed one way or...

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