Stories tagged with: November Ballot

August 13, 2015 - 6:51pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The November ballot will feature a controversial issue this year.

Director of the Muskingum County Board of Elections Timothy Thompson said that Responsible Ohio's successful marijuana legalization proposal may increase the amount of voters at the polls this fall.

"It's going to draw a lot of voters out to the polling locations," said Thompson. "People are going to have to make a choice concerning what they're going to do with the marijuana issue. I believe that's...

August 12, 2010 - 4:52pm
6 years 2 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Board of Elections is ready for the November General Election.

The board met Wednesday night to certify all of the petitions for the November ballot.

"We actually have nine tax levies, a lot of those are from the townships. And we also have six local options that will be placed on the ballet," said Director, Chris Hamill.

Some of the tax levies were for the renewal of streets, roads, bridges, and also for fire protection. Zanesville will have...

August 9, 2010 - 6:04pm
6 years 2 weeks ago

Licking County voters in the Hanover Township A district will see an issue on the November ballot concerning the Longaberger Golf Course.

A liquor option was submitted at the Board of Elections office last week before the August 4th filing deadline. The golf course, located at 16955 Marne Road in Nashport wants to be able to sell beer, wine, and mixed beverages on Sunday. If passed, the sales will be allowed to take place between 10 a.m. and midnight.

February 2, 2010 - 6:03pm
6 years 29 weeks ago

Ohioans for Humane Farms are attempting to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot.

The group is backed by several state of federal organizations and approached the Ohio Attorney General about the issue.

The Human Society of the United State's Website states that the amendment would allow the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board, which was part of State Issue 2 that passed last November, to follow certain standards to prevent inhumane treatment to farm animals, but...

October 8, 2009 - 11:55am
6 years 46 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Library System is hoping that you'll show them how much they matter, by voting yes on their levy this November.

Over the last eight years the Library System has worked with a declining revenue, most recently budget cuts from the State of Ohio are causing an impact, making the levy necessary.

"More important thing is if people approve the one mill levy we can continue operating at a level where we can provide services, without this money, we can face...

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