Stories tagged with: elections

May 6, 2014 - 12:19pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

The May Primary is taking place in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio.  Elections officials say the nice weather may be contributing to a steady flow of voters at area precincts.  Voters will decide a number of important races in the primary including a four way race for probate-juvenile judge, a county commissioner race, some school levies and a motor vehicle tax.  Voters will also see other levies and some state races and issues.  The polls stay open until 7:30 p.m. WHIZ...

March 3, 2014 - 6:24pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

Members of the Muskingum County Board of Elections were sworn in Monday afternoon.

Muskingum County Judge Eric Martin swore in two new board members, Karen Vincent and Charles Klein, along with Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill, and Deputy Director Teresa Howell.

"There's four board members and they are voted in a two year cycle," Hamill explained. "So there's one Republican and one Democrat voted, appointed back in and two years after that...

January 3, 2014 - 6:35pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill, says those interested in running in the May 6 primary, need to get their papers into the board of elections by Feb. 5. Interested candidates can pick up petition forms up at their Seventh Street location.

"They'll have to come in and pick up petitions," said Hamill. "They'll circulate the petition and bring it back to our office."

Hamill says in the judges races, there are three...

November 12, 2013 - 9:23pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

It has been one week since the general election and Councilwoman, Ann Gildow walked away with the most votes for one of the three Council- at -Large positions.

Gildow said she is thankful to be re-elected because during her first term, she was still becoming acquainted with how things are structured at city council and now will be able to accomplish more. This is especially true with the newly elected council at large members who she will now be working alongside.


November 5, 2013 - 4:06pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

The November general election is taking place and turn out is being called average. We stopped by Coburn United Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon to see what issues were most important to voters.

There's one issue that hits close to home for Falls Township resident, Kay Vandenbark. She says a house fire at her family's home is just one reason she feels the tax levy should pass for the Falls Twp. Fire Department.

"They deserve everything they can get," said...

November 4, 2013 - 4:36pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

The November general election is set to take place Tuesday.

Voting will start at 6:30 in the morning and will run until 7:30 in the evening. Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill says finding out where to vote is an easy process.

"We do have 35 locations and 68 precincts," said Hamill. If you're wanting to know what precincts you are in you can go on our web site and you can view that or you can contact our office and we can let you know what...

May 3, 2011 - 8:38pm
4 years 40 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...

November 2, 2010 - 11:05pm
5 years 14 weeks ago

The winner in the race for Licking County Common Pleas Domestic Judge is Craig Baldwin. He beat out his opponent Vicky Christiansen by nearly 10,000 votes.

Voters have chosen David Branstool as the Licking County Common Pleas General Judge over Robert Morris.

In the Licking County Commissioner race, Republican Doug Smith beat out his opponents Democrat Naomi Mattingly Compton and Libertarian candidate James Snedden Jr.

As for issues in Licking County, the Granville...

November 2, 2010 - 10:50pm
5 years 14 weeks ago

Governor Ted Strickland visited Zanesville Tuesday evening to thank democratic voters for their support.

Strickland says the Democratic Headquarters in Zanesville was his last stop during the campaign. He also made a surprising announcement that he'll probably never run for another political office.

He says the last thing he wants to see is for the republicans to take control of congress.

"The republicans say they want to go back to the policies of George Bush and Dick...

November 1, 2010 - 4:11pm
5 years 14 weeks ago

The November midterm election is only hours away. The polls open early Tuesday morning.

The Muskingum County Board of Elections was busy distributing election materials to the county's 85 precincts. Here are some things to remember when you head to the polls.

"The polls do open at 6:30 tomorrow [Tuesday] morning and they will close at 7:30 tomorrow night. When you do go to the polls you need to remember to bring some form of identification with you that needs to be your...

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