Stories tagged with: May Primary

May 20, 2014 - 1:40pm
7 weeks 1 day ago

 Today the Muskingum County Board of Elections certified the May Primary Election.

In addition to the count on election night, 106 provisional ballots were counted today.

"A provisional ballot is a person who has moved within the county or has moved from one county to another," said Chris Hamill, Director of the Board of Elections. "Those are not counted until we actually check to make sure the voter did not vote in their old precinct."

The outcome...

May 7, 2014 - 6:18pm
9 weeks 18 hours ago

The Permanent Improvement Levy for the Franklin Local School District was voted down last night during the Primary.

The levy was placed on the ballot with the hopes that $327,581 dollars would be generated to provide repairs which would last five years or more.

"We sent home a letter to all of the parents that stated how our current permanent improvement levy of 2 mills has been reduced by the county auditors office to .644 mills," said Sharon McDermott, ...

May 7, 2014 - 6:06pm
9 weeks 18 hours ago

 The failure of the five dollar motor license tax during yesterday's primary was a disappointing result for the Muskingum County Engineers Office.

County Engineer Doug Davis says the additional revenue for road repair, maintenance and improvement would have aided significantly in the engineers office efforts to maintain road and bridge infrastructure.

"We had such a rough winter, last winter we spent a little over $400,000 on ice and snow, which is more than twice as...

May 6, 2014 - 11:10pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

 The votes are in!

So far from Morgan county we have the results for one issue.

The issue to provide services for abused and neglected children passed by 95 votes.

May 6, 2014 - 11:06pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

 The votes are in! 

For Coshocton county....

The issue for Joint Vocational School District 1mills for General Improvement won by a close 11 votes.

The Jefferson Township issue for 1.5 mills to put toward road improvements won 122 to 79 votes.

The Coshocton Street Levy for 2.4 mills for construction to repait streets, roads and bridges won 58% to 42%.

The West Lafayette issue for 4 mills towards general operating expenses for the police department lost...

May 6, 2014 - 5:55pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

The polls were busy this afternoon for the last hours of the May Primary.

Over at Seventh Day Adventist church on Taylor Street, voters in Zanesville exercised their constitutional right to vote in hopes to not only better themselves, but also the community.

"I thought that the one ballot which is for the judge is very important to us. And that is one of the big reasons why I came to vote today," said voter Charles Schilling.

"Real special to me,"...

April 29, 2014 - 6:10pm
10 weeks 1 day ago

 The May Primary Election is one week from today.

Steven Buck is one of four candidates running for Muskingum County Probate Juvenile court judge. He currently serves as a magistrate in probate juvenile court. Buck says he's aware of the issues of drugs and neglect as well as the challenges and reasonable solutions in the court.

"I am the candidate with most experience actually in both courts. I have over 20 years experience as a probate attorney, handling decedent's...

April 1, 2014 - 4:25pm
14 weeks 1 day ago

Secretary of State Jon Husted spoke this afternoon at the Zanesville Rotary Club.

With April 1st being the first day for early voting, Secretary Husted talked about the importance of voicing your opinion and voting in the upcoming May Primary election.

"There are many important issues on the ballot, including a statewide infrastructure bond issue, there are 614 local issues across the state, some competitive primary elections for both democrats and republicans...

March 18, 2014 - 4:39pm
16 weeks 1 day ago

Early voting for the May primary starts this Saturday for military and oversees voters. For other voters, you can cast your ballot early starting on April 1 and can do so by stopping by the Muskingum County Board of Elections.

"If you're wanting to vote for the two major parties, that's Democrat or Republican, and if you're wanting to vote for the minor parties, it's the Green or the Libertarians," said Chris Hamill, Director of the Muskingum County Board of ...

February 5, 2014 - 6:47pm
22 weeks 15 hours ago

Muskingum County Board of Elections Director,Chris Hamill, says her office has received a large amount of filings for the May 6 primary.

"We've had here in our office, the 97th district files here for state rep," said Hamill. "We've had the commissioner, auditor and central committee and also we've had tax levy filings and two local options."

Mollie Crooks and current county commissioner, Jim Porter, both Republicans, will face off in the primary for county...

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