Stories tagged with: Primary

May 3, 2011 - 9:38pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

Licking County held primary elections on Tuesday.

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 Newark City School District had a...

May 6, 2010 - 3:59pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

The ballots are in and the final tallies are almost done.

Although the numbers were a little lower than predicted, voters in Muskingum County still let their voices be heard.

"We had a 20.8% turnout," said Chris Hamill of the Muskingum County Board of Elections. "We had 11,221 voters this election. I had predicted 28% and it dropped to 20.8%"

The official count will be held May 18th at 9 a.m. Hamill says this year many participated in absentee...

May 3, 2010 - 6:03pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

The May Primary is less than 24 hours away, and activity at the Muskingum County Board of Elections is buzzing with staff, poll workers, and volunteers trying to get equipment and information to the 85 different precincts.

"The presiding judge comes in. They pick those supplies up. They take them to the voting location, and they are secured overnight to election morning, " says Executive Director, Chris Hamill.

While Cuyahoga County has been reporting some problems with...

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