Stories tagged with: election

November 3, 2015 - 9:34pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

The Associated Press is making an official call on all three state races.

The AP is reporting that Issue One, which would create a bipartisan redistricting commission has been approved by Ohio voters.  

Issue Three, which would have legalized the sale of marijuana for both medicinal and recreational use, has been rejected by voters and defeated.


The AP is now also calling the race in favor of Issue Two which prevents monopolies from being added to the...

May 6, 2015 - 3:16am
29 weeks 1 day ago

Top Stories for Wednesday, May 6, 2015:


ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - In the race Zanesville for City Law Director, David Tarbert has defeated Derrick Moorehead 647 to 509. He will now face off against Democratic incumbent Scott Hillis.

Apparent Bomb Threat at Foxfire School

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, Zanesville, and Newton Township Fire Department responded to Foxfire School Tuesday to...

January 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
43 weeks 2 days ago

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...

January 26, 2015 - 6:01pm
43 weeks 3 days ago

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...

November 4, 2014 - 9:50pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Unofficial results are being reported Tuesday evening  in Guernsey County.

 In the race for Guernsey County Commissioner, Republican Dave Wilson is the winner with 6,429 votes. Wilson defeated candidates Frank Fleisher and Charles Drubel.

In the race for Probate/Juvenile Judge, Republican David Bennett won with 5,404 votes to Democrat Andy Warhola's 4,525 votes.

As for issues in Guernsey County, the general construction of streets, roads, bridges 1.5 mill...

July 29, 2014 - 3:53pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

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...

May 6, 2014 - 10:11pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

In the race for Noble County Commissioner Republican party Virgil Thompson defeated Ty Moore by thirty-five votes. Thompson will go on to face Democrat Kevin Walters in November.

May 6, 2014 - 10:09pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

Here are your Primary Election Results for Perry County.

Todd Shafer defeats Jeremy Seals 530 to 506. Shafer will face Davie Freriks in the November election.

The Village of New Lexington Proposed Charter Amendment passes 191 Yes votes to 110 No votes.

Southern Local Schools 4.5 Mills for five years failed by fifty-four votes.

The Village of Corning point 3 Mills for five years for cemetery Maintence and 5 Mills for five years for current expenses both passed...

May 6, 2014 - 10:02pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

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 Licking Soil and Water Conservation...

March 6, 2014 - 6:19pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

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.

"This review...

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