The Mayor of Zanesville said he likes what he's doing and wants four more years of it.
Jeff Tilton got the necessary signatures and filed his petition to be on the May 5 ballot, and he said he is ready to run to be re-elected as mayor. Voters selected Tilton four years ago, and he said he hopes they do it again.
"I truly think we've done great things, and one of my campaign slogans from last time is I want to make the city better as I leave, and I hope I get another four...
The May 5 primary may seem like a long time from now, but filing season is on-going right now.
February 4 is the deadline for candidates to file their petition to be on the ballot. Monday, just the second person in Muskingum County submitted his petition for approval of the board of elections. Zanesville City Councilman David Tarbert formally announced his candidacy to run for city law director Monday.
"One of the reasons for the switch right now is I'm comfortable with...
Muskingum County will soon have a new candidate for county commissioner.
Once the proper paperwork is filed later this week, Linda Regula is slated to replace Grant Hutcheson as the Democratic nominee to face off against incumbent Republican Jim Porter this fall.
"The candidate that was in the primary dropped out, and the nominating committee asked if I would run," Regula said. "I took about two weeks to think it over, and I got out in the county and drove around...
Taking a look at the race for Licking County Commissioner, Republican Rick Black defeated Michael Fox and Doug Kanuckel and will face Democrat Mark VanBuren and Libertarian James Snedden Jr. in November.
The Granville School Renewal Issue 1.7 Mills for five years for Permanent improvements won by five-hundred and forty-nine votes.
The Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities Issue Lost in a close race by 8 votes.
The Lieutenant Governor for the state of Ohio made a trip to Zanesville on Thursday to discuss the Mid Biennial Budget Review bill that will be introduced to legislature next week.
Lt. Governor Mary Taylor says that the review is unique to Governor, John Kasich's time in office and will focus on education and tax cut programs. Taylor says in the last two budgets they have cut taxes by a total of 3 billion dollars and hope a new cut will increase those savings.
After seven failed levies, The West Muskingum School District passed their levy this evening by 713 votes.
It was a huge win for the district, after several grass-root campaigns and the urging of local citizens who cared about the students.
"Well what it means is, that the community is demonstrated that they support their local school district and I think that it also means that people are willing to invest in our students and the future of the community by its passage,...