Muskingum County Board of Elections Director,Chris Hamill, says her office has received a large amount of filings for the May 6 primary.
"We've had here in our office, the 97th district files here for state rep," said Hamill. "We've had the commissioner, auditor and central committee and also we've had tax levy filings and two local options."
Mollie Crooks and current county commissioner, Jim Porter, both Republicans, will face off in the primary for county...
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...
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,...
The May primary is one week from Tuesday. In Muskingum County it's being called a special election featuring just three issues.
On May 7th, the election will take place. Board of Election Director, Chris Hamill say only certain people will vote next Tuesday.
"The only voters eligible to vote in this election are the voters who reside in the East Muskingum local school district,the West Muskingum local school district, and the Village of Dresden," Hamill said.
The May Primary is a week away, and the Muskingum County Board of Elections is making all the necessary preparations before the big day.
"The presiding judges need to pick up all their supplies. They pick those up the day before the election and take them to the voting location they will be working at. We (also) go through each poll workers duties before Election Day, " says Executive Director, Chris Hamill.
A poll worker training class was held earlier today. Hamill...
If you want to vote in the May primaries, there's still time.
The Muskingum County Board of Elections is extending its hours until nine tonight.
"They can come to our office and register here to vote,or you can go to any public agency. You can register there. Those agencies will send those registrations up to us, " says Executive Director, Chris Hamill.
Hamill says they were expecting more people to come out and register today, which she says will play into the...
You can begin voting in this year's May Primary Election.
It's the first day for absentee ballots.
"You can actually call our office and request an application for an absentee ballot, and we'll gladly mail that out to you. You can go on our Website. You can print out an application for an absentee ballot and mail that in, or you can come in the office here to fill out an application, " says Muskingum County Board of Elections Executive Director, Chris Hamill.
Congressman Zack Space will be running unopposed in the May primary election. The Tuscarawas County Board of Election says Democratic candidate Mark Pitrone did no gather enough valid signatures on his petition. That means Space will run unopposed in the primary. Space's office issued this statement today... "Congressman Space looks forward to debating the issues that are important to Ohioans with the nominee that the Republican Party chooses in May. While the Republicans...
Thursday was the filing deadline for the May 4, 2010 primary.
On Muskingum County ballots there will a five year, 2.5 mill renewal levy for the Muskingum County Home. Residents in Springfield Township will see a 2 mill, five year levy and Dresden will see a 2.8 mill, 10 year bond issue.
"We do have Springfield Township, it's also in renewal. It's for general construction on your roads and bridges and streets. And then we also have the Village of Dresden which will...