September 19, 2014

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Complete state election results

STATE OFFICES * denotes incumbent 94 percent of precincts counted. GOVERNOR/LT. GOVERNOR Democrat Larry Ealy/Ken Gray 779 Edward FitzGerald/Sharen Swartz Neuhardt 4,749 Republican John Kasich*/Mary Taylor* 9,434 Green Party (write-in votes) Anita Rios/Bob Fitrakis n/a ATTORNEY GENERAL Democrat David Pepper 4,675 Republican Mike DeWine* 9,050 AUDITOR Democrat John Patrick Carney 4,721 Republican Dave Yost* 8,408 Read More…

Crossland to challenge Renacci in November

FEDERAL OFFICES * denotes incumbents HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 16th DISTRICT (Portions of Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark and Cuyahoga counties and all of Wayne County.) percent of precincts counted. Democrat Pete Crossland 1,577 James Donenwirth 1,205 Republican Jim Renacci* 5,368 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 7th DISTRICT (Portions of Medina, Stark, Huron, Lorain, Richland and Tuscarawas counties and Read More…

Cloverleaf, Brunswick levies winners — 97 percent of precincts counted

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE UNOFFICIAL RESULTS WITH 100 PERCENT OF PRECINCTS COUNTED. The Cloverleaf Schools’ combined 0.75-percent income tax and additional 3.5-mill, 10-year levy is headed for victory in Tuesday’s primary.With 15 of 16 precincts reporting, the issue has a commanding 3,316-to-2,587 vote lead. Also, in Brunswick Schools, with all but two of 28 Read More…

Democrat Ed FitzGerald will face Gov. John Kasich in November

Ed FitzGerald

The November field for governor was set Tuesday and Ohioans voted their approval for a state program for repairs and upgrades to roads and bridges. Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald easily won the Democratic primary for governor, and will challenge Republican Gov. John Kasich’s bid for re-election this fall. Long the presumptive Democratic nominee, FitzGerald Read More…

Where can I vote May 6? Here’s a list of Medina County polling places

Today is election day. Polling places will be open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. BRUNSWICK Ward 1 Precincts A and E, Towslee Elementary School, 3555 Center Road Precinct B, Kidder Elementary School, 3650 Grafton Road Precincts C and D, Crestview Elementary School, 300 W. 130th St. Ward 2 Precincts A, B and E, Applewood Elementary Read More…

Five contested races, two school levies on Tuesday’s primary ballot

Medina County voters will have five contested races to decide, along with two school levies, in Tuesday’s primary. Republican voters will choose their nominee for the Ohio House’s 69th District. Candidates are longtime Medina County Commissioner Steve Hambley and self-employed contractor Chris Sawicki. The winner will face Democrat Richard Javorek in the November general election. Read More…

U.S. House candidate Pete Crossland touts bipartisanship

Pete Crossland

A former Ohio legislator and a software developer are facing off in Tuesday’s 16th Congressional District Democratic primary to see who will take on incumbent U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, in November. Pete Crossland, of Copley, is challenging James Donenwirth, of Cleveland. Attempts to reach Donenwirth for comment were unsuccessful. Crossland, 76, served in the Read More…

ELECTION: Hambley, Sawicki to battle for Batchelder’s seat on Ohio House

Hambley v Sawicki

A longtime Medina County commissioner and a self-employed carpenter want to succeed Ohio House Speaker William G. Batchelder as the representative of the 69th House District. Batchelder, 70, of Medina, can’t run for re-election because of term limits. Chris Sawicki, 34, of Medina, is challenging county Commissioner Stephen D. Hambley, 59, of Brunswick, in the Read More…

ELECTION: Ex-Brunswick mayor challenging Wadsworth attorney in GOP primary for county judge

Werner vs. Callow

MEDINA — Tuesday’s Republican primary is pitting former Brunswick Mayor Gary Werner against Wadsworth attorney Michael Callow for a spot on the November ballot for a county judgeship. The GOP winner will go up against Joyce Kimbler, 59, of Seville, who is unopposed in the Democratic primary. She is the wife of James L. Kimbler, Read More…

Election results: Dry spell ends for Medina Schools

Supporters of the Medina Schools levy celebrate at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Brunswick Hills Township as unofficial final results from the Medina County Board of Elections are called Tuesday night that show the levy passed. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

Kiera Manion-Fischer and Loren Genson | The Gazette For the first time since 2005, Medina Schools voters said “yes” to a new levy. The 5.9-mill, five-year issue on Tuesday’s ballot passed by a wide margin, 58 percent to 42 percent, according to unofficial final results from Medina County Board of Elections. “It means a lot Read More…