Stories tagged with: November Election

August 20, 2013 - 5:12pm
34 weeks 1 day ago

Monday was the deadline to get in all petitions for the November 5 election.

"We will have the candidates in the city. There will be several out in the townships," said Director of the Muskingum County Board of Elections, Chris Hamill. "The trustees, villages, school boards, tax levies and also local liquor options."

Hamill says there were 131 candidate petitions, 17 tax levies and four local options filed. She says the board met last night to certify the...

October 16, 2012 - 4:43pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

The November General Election is just a few weeks away.

The two candidates fighting for the Muskingum County Commissioner term commencing January 3rd, 2013 had an opportunity to speak out at last Sunday's candidate forum. Incumbent and Democrat Jerry Lavy is facing Republican Eddie Brock in the fall election. Lavy says it's been an honor an privilege to serve as commissioner, and says he would like to continue to move the county forward.

"My number one priority, and has been...

July 16, 2012 - 4:03pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

The Health Commissioner of Muskingum County is asking for a renewal levy to be put on the November ballot.

Corey Hamilton met with the Muskingum County Commissioners Monday morning to discuss the levy.

Hamilton said the current one mill, ten year levy is set to expire at the end of the year, and a renewal is needed to help balance the budget at the Health Department.

"That's about 47% of the total funds that the Health Department uses, about 30% of our funds come from...

August 3, 2011 - 10:20am
2 years 36 weeks ago

There's one week left for those seeking office to turn in their petitions to run.

August 10th is the deadline to turn in forms to the Muskingum County Board of Elections for the November ballot. Over the last three weeks Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill said many people have come into the office seeking candidate forms.

"The must come in to the office and pick up a petition and we explain the procedure to them," explained Hamill.

One thing being stressed...

October 4, 2010 - 1:18pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

If you want to vote in the upcoming November Election and aren't registered, there's still time.

The Muskingum County Board of Elections will remain open until 9 Monday night for any last-minute sign-ups. People can also register at public libraries, public high schools, and bureau of motor vehicles locations.

"It would be easier for them to do it if they're closer to that area instead of our downtown area, " says Executive Director, Chris Hamill.

Hamill says she'...

July 26, 2010 - 4:51pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

If you would like to submit an issue to appear on the November ballot, the deadline is quickly approaching.

It was changed to August 4th after Governor Strickland signed House Bill #48 back in June.

"That Move Act required for the military to be able to vote earlier. So, we will be mailing all military ballots out on September 18th, " says Muskingum County Board of Elections Executive Director, Chris Hamill.

Hamill says there's already state and local candidates...

May 19, 2010 - 5:39pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

It's not set in stone who will face US Congressman Zack Space this November.

Ballots tabulated from the May Fourth Primary show it's still too close to call yet, but the Republican nomination comes down to two individuals, Bob Gibbs and Fred Dailey.

"I think it's important for all the votes to be counted, especially those men and women of the armed services whose votes are part of the absentee and provisional ballots that are in the process of being counted now, " says...

November 2, 2009 - 5:10pm
4 years 23 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Board of Elections is busy making sure each polling station is prepared to handle voters today.

Voters can come cast their ballots as early as 6:30 this morning. and the polls will close at 7:30 tonight.

Executive Director, Chris Hamill says to make sure you have a form of ID on you.

"Please make sure you review everything that is going to be on your ballot. So, when you go to the polls, you'll know exactly how you want to vote when you get...

September 30, 2009 - 5:55pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

Voter turnout in this year's November Election is not expected to top last year's, which was a Presidential Election, but Muskingum County Board of Elections President, Chris Hamill, says her office is still busy and predicting a voter turnout of 40 percent. She also says it expects voting by absentee ballots to come in at 10 percent.

"I think we're higher than in previous, past elections. I think absentee voting is becoming quite a thing that everybody wants to do, " says...

September 24, 2009 - 1:42pm
4 years 29 weeks ago

 

Television commercials are flooding Ohio's airwaves telling people to vote yes or vote no for Ohio Issue 2.

If enacted, Ohio Issue 2 will create a 13 person livestock care standards board. Members would consist of family farmers, veterinarians, a local animal shelter person, and food experts.

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