Stories tagged with: Voters

November 19, 2014 - 5:29pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

The official count for the Muskingum County General Election has been completed.

Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill says there were no changes in the results. The percentage of registered voters who participated in this years vote was just under 40% Hamill predicted 41%. There will not be a special election in February, so the next time voters hit the polls will be on May 5th for the primary.

"For the primary it would be a city, there's going to be a city race,...

November 5, 2013 - 5:06pm
2 years 29 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...

April 1, 2013 - 7:57pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

Residents of the West Muskingum and East Muskingum local school districts, and residents of the Village of Dresden are able to vote early at the Muskingum County Board of Elections beginning Tuesday, April 1.

"When they come in they don't need to bring anything. We have everything in our computer system. They'll give us their name and if they're not registered, we will register them and they can vote all at the same time," said Board of Elections Titles Director, Chris Hamill...

November 6, 2012 - 5:34pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

The November General Election is here, and voters headed to the polls throughout Tuesday in Zanesville as well as the rest of the country.

Poll workers called turnout this morning heavy, steady this afternoon and heavy Tuesday evening. Early Tuesday morning we caught up with some voters who were willing to share their reasons for voting the way they did, and why they believe voting is important.

"I'm mainly Republican, that's how I voted and I just believe that the change we...

May 3, 2010 - 6:03pm
6 years 4 weeks ago

The May Primary is less than 24 hours away, and activity at the Muskingum County Board of Elections is buzzing with staff, poll workers, and volunteers trying to get equipment and information to the 85 different precincts.

"The presiding judge comes in. They pick those supplies up. They take them to the voting location, and they are secured overnight to election morning, " says Executive Director, Chris Hamill.

While Cuyahoga County has been reporting some problems with...

November 3, 2009 - 12:20pm
6 years 30 weeks ago

You probably haven't turned on your TV this campaign season and not seen a commercial about the gambling issue.

Today voters in Ohio are deciding whether or not we'll see casinos in our state.
If the Constitutional Amendment passes it'll allow casinos in the state's four
largest cities -- Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Toledo.

Today we spoke with some local folks to see where they stand.

Casino supporters say the casinos will create almost 40,000...

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