Members of the Muskingum County Board of Elections were sworn in Monday afternoon.
Muskingum County Judge Eric Martin swore in two new board members, Karen Vincent and Charles Klein, along with Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill, and Deputy Director Teresa Howell.
"There's four board members and they are voted in a two year cycle," Hamill explained. "So there's one Republican and one Democrat voted, appointed back in and two years after that...
Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill, says those interested in running in the May 6 primary, need to get their papers into the board of elections by Feb. 5. Interested candidates can pick up petition forms up at their Seventh Street location.
"They'll have to come in and pick up petitions," said Hamill. "They'll circulate the petition and bring it back to our office."
Hamill says in the judges races, there are three...
It has been one week since the general election and Councilwoman, Ann Gildow walked away with the most votes for one of the three Council- at -Large positions.
Gildow said she is thankful to be re-elected because during her first term, she was still becoming acquainted with how things are structured at city council and now will be able to accomplish more. This is especially true with the newly elected council at large members who she will now be working alongside.
The November general election is taking place and turn out is being called average. We stopped by Coburn United Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon to see what issues were most important to voters.
There's one issue that hits close to home for Falls Township resident, Kay Vandenbark. She says a house fire at her family's home is just one reason she feels the tax levy should pass for the Falls Twp. Fire Department.
The November general election is set to take place Tuesday.
Voting will start at 6:30 in the morning and will run until 7:30 in the evening. Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill says finding out where to vote is an easy process.
"We do have 35 locations and 68 precincts," said Hamill. If you're wanting to know what precincts you are in you can go on our web site and you can view that or you can contact our office and we can let you know what...
The only contested race on the ballot was the Republican primary for mayor of Newark. Incumbent Bob Diebold will not be serving another term. He lost the primary to Newark city treasurer Jeff Hall. Out of 2560 votes cast Hall received 39.53 percent to Diebold's 35 percent and Coshocton music teacher Mike Blowers 25.47 percent.
Hall will face Democrat Max Sutton in the November election.
The November midterm election is only hours away. The polls open early Tuesday morning.
The Muskingum County Board of Elections was busy distributing election materials to the county's 85 precincts. Here are some things to remember when you head to the polls.
"The polls do open at 6:30 tomorrow [Tuesday] morning and they will close at 7:30 tomorrow night. When you do go to the polls you need to remember to bring some form of identification with you that needs to be your...
Chief Justice Eric Brown of the Ohio Supreme Court, who will be running in the November elections visited Zanesville Tuesday afternoon to meet with local attorneys and voters. Brown says he wants to focus on increasing diversity and expanding the use of technology.
"The reason we want to do that is that it's cost effective, it'll save considerable tax payer money and that's important, it's also more efficient and it provides greater public access," said Chief Justice Eric...