Stories tagged with: election

November 2, 2010 - 10:34pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

Noble County voters have spoken and have elected Stephen Hannum as sheriff.

Hannum, a write in candidate, beat out Democratic candidate Denny Knowlton Jr. by a vote of 4,466 to 692.

In the race for County Commissioner, Republican Virgil Thompson is the winner over  Democrat Jody Parrish-Polen and write in candidate Dana Bond.

Democrat Alice Warner is the winner in race for County Auditor by just over 2,500 votes against her opponent Republican Danny...

November 2, 2010 - 10:21pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

In Morgan County, Republican Timothy Van Horn defeated Democrat Keith Nelson for county commissioner, with a vote of 2,872 to 1,801.

In McConnelsville, a 1.5-mill 5-year-fire protection levy passed by more than 300 votes. Also a 1-mill 5-year-fire protection levy in Stockport passed by a vote of 112 yes to 43 no. And in Stockport a 3-mill 5-year-current-operating-expenses-levy passed by 23 votes.

In Deerfield Township, a cemetery and fire protection levy both passed. Fire...

November 2, 2010 - 10:17pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

Several races in Perry County were decided Tuesday. Lonnie Wood Senior won the battle for county commissioner with a vote of 5,080  to B. Jane Van Horn's 4,573.

Democrat Teresa Stevenson won the county auditor's seat. She beat Republican Dick Bowman with 5,766 votes to 4.310.

A 2-mill-tax-levy for Fairview Assisted Living passed by almost 2,000 votes. A 1-mill-levy for Roseville Parks is barely defeated by a vote of 90 yes to 94 no. However, a 1.2-mill-levy for the Roseville...

October 30, 2010 - 10:40pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

Republicans are rallying in Muskingum County days before the November election.

The Largest Republican Tailgate Party was held at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds Saturday evening, featuring some big-names in the state, including John Boehner, Bob Gibbs, and Rob Portman. They agree that there's two main issues driving the election this year: jobs and the economy.

"People are frustrated, and they should be by the lack of progress. Right now, we have unemployment unfortunately...

October 8, 2010 - 5:03pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

Political candidates are coming to Zanesville and you get to ask the questions.

Monday, October 11, Ohio University Zanesville is welcoming candidates running for Ohio's 18th Congressional district. It's the second of four open 'candidate night' public forums that 'Ohio 18' is holding.

"We have Bob Gibbs who is the Republican nominee and we have Lindsey Sutton from the Constitution Party coming. They both confirmed that they're coming. Mr. Space has not confirmed one way or...

October 1, 2010 - 6:00pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

Governor Ted Strickland's campaign bus rolled through downtown Zanesville Friday.

Welcomed by supporters and some opponents, the incumbent and running-mate Yvette McGee Brown brought with them to Ditty's Diner their main message and that is to get people to the polls. Early voting started September 28, and voters can continue to place their votes from now until Election Day.

"I'm here to ask people to get out and vote. You can vote every day, every weekday, between now and...

August 17, 2010 - 11:37am
4 years 49 weeks ago

A United States Senate candidate met with voters today to emphasize his focus on jobs.

Lt. Governor Lee Fisher is campaigning in his 'Ohio Jobs First' tour. He sees it as his main issue, and wants to work to keep jobs in the United States, and provide tax breaks to small businesses who do so.

"A growing economy is going to help Zanesville. It's going to help our schools, it's going to help all the services we care about so my focus is just one thing, jobs, jobs, jobs,...

August 3, 2010 - 9:44pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

The results are in for the special elections in Licking County Tuesday.

The Lakewood Local School District's 9.9. mill 10-year-emergency levy failed by a close margin of 82 votes. The final vote was 1754 votes against the levy and 1672 votes for the levy.

Also, on the ballot the East Knox Local School District was seeking a 4.97 mill levy for five years for emergency requirements. It failed.  There were 1788 no votes and 379 yes votes.

May 29, 2010 - 11:44pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

Three Ohio Democratic candidates are letting their voices be heard in Muskingum County.

The public was welcome to hear each speak about their opinions on issues so voters have a better idea of where stand come November.

"As soon as you mention just politically, it's like trying to draw a fly to something. People just run for the border. They don't really like to sit around and listen to politicians, but everything is so important in life and every decision needs to be made....

May 6, 2010 - 3:59pm
5 years 11 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...

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