Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Board of Elections

February 13, 2015 - 7:39am
2 weeks 2 days ago

Top stories for Friday, February 13, 2015:

Missing Teenager Jessica Reed

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to detective Brad Shawger, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is looking for missing 18-year-old female, Jessica Reed. She was last seen wearing a red jacket with burgundy sweatpants on February 11th around 3:45 in the afternoon in the area of Schultz Drive in Zanesville.

Two Charged After Police Chase


February 12, 2015 - 4:14pm
2 weeks 2 days ago

Muskingum County Board of Election members met this week to certify candidates and issues that will be placed on the May 5th ballot.

Of the 20 candidates to be placed on the ballot, 19 were certified. One council at large member was not and was notified by mail.

"There will be one contested race, and it is in the republican ballot and it is the law director," said Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill. "So if you're wanting to request an...

February 5, 2015 - 7:15am
3 weeks 3 days ago

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Snow Emergencies

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) -As of 7:20 A.M. Coshocton and Morgan Counties are under a Level 1 Snow Emergency.

Final Filing for May 5th Primary

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Making his first run for public office, (R) John Moor added his name to the ballot for Zanesville City Council's Second Ward. Moor is running on the campaign promise of cleaning up the drug houses in...

February 4, 2015 - 7:39am
3 weeks 4 days ago

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FBI Joins Search for Robert Clark

TUSCARAWAS COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The FBI has joined the manhunt for 29-year-old Robert Clark. A spokesperson says the FBI is offering a $25,000 reward for information about Clark.

Jan Bradshaw Files Petition for City Council

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Jan Bradshaw has filed her petition to run for Zanesville City Council's Second Ward. If you are...

February 3, 2015 - 7:21am
3 weeks 5 days ago

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Snow Emergencies

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - As of 7:30 A.M. Coshocton, and Guernsey Counties are under a Level 1 Snow Emergency.

Bond Set For Jeffery Stewart

COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - An Ohio judge has set a 2 million dollar bond for 21-year-old Jeffery Stewart. Stewart was charged with one count of murder in the deaths of 88-year-old Doyle Chumney and his 79-year-old wife,...

February 2, 2015 - 5:26pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

If you are interested in running in the may primary, the deadline to file is fast approaching.

You need to have all of your petitions filed by this Wednesday the 4th at 4PM. We spoke to Chris Hamill, Director of the Muskingum County Board of Elections who told us what you'll need.

"If they decide to run for an office, one of the city offices, then they'll need to come in and pick up a petition, have that petition circulated and then bring it back to our office."


February 2, 2015 - 4:47pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

The race for Zanesville City Law Director is taking shape. Republican Derrick Moorehead filed his petitions with the Board of Elections Monday.

Moorehead will be running for City Law Director in the may primary election. We had the chance to chat with him and he explained to us his reasons for running.

"I want to help benefit the community that I've belonged to my entire life. As we said now, citizens of Zanesville are five times more likely to become the victim of a violent...

January 26, 2015 - 6:01pm
4 weeks 5 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 3, 2014 - 6:22pm
16 weeks 5 days ago

The November General Election is Tuesday and area boards of election are making final preparations.

Today poll workers filed in to pick up their supplies while several people walked in to vote early. Director of the Muskingum County Board of Elections, Chris Hamill explains Tuesday's process.

"Polls will open at 6:30, and they will close at 7:30 p.m," said Hamill. "Anybody who does not know where they are registered, if they are registered to vote they can...

October 20, 2014 - 5:28pm
18 weeks 5 days ago

Secretary of State Jon Husted was at the Muskingum County Board of Elections Monday afternoon.

Husted was touring southeast Ohio, making stops in Fairfield, Muskingum and Licking counties to make sure everything is running smoothly just two weeks into the election process.

"Voting has been going on in Ohio for a couple of weeks now, we only have a couple of weeks left we're trying to encourage people to get out there, cast their ballots early. Which you can, there is still...

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