October 22, 2014

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PHOTOS: Board of elections has moved to Stonegate Drive in Medina Twp.

Medina County Elections Director Carol A. Lawler shows the voting machine storage room at the county Board of Elections’ new home at 3800 Stonegate Drive, Medina Township. County commissioners approved the board’s move to a bigger space in October. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)

The new Medina County Board of Elections office at 3800 Stonegate Drive in Medina Township opened on Monday.

Medina County gas aggregation OK’d by May 6 primary voters

MEDINA — Township voters overwhelmingly supported a proposal to authorize Medina County commissioners to negotiate retail natural gas rates for the residents of the county’s 17 townships. The issue passed easily by a vote of 5,373 (59.46 percent) to 3,664 (40.54 percent), according to unofficial county board of elections results. The proposal was one of Read More…

Money approved by Brunswick voters for road repairs, improvements

After three failed attempts, a levy aimed at improving city roads passed on Tuesday night, winning 60 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results from the Medina County Board of Elections. Ward 2 Councilman Vince Carl, who serves as the city’s vice mayor, said he was thankful the city will have a dedicated revenue Read More…

Ex-Brunswick mayor to face judge’s wife for Medina County judgeship

Joyce Kimbler

Former Brunswick mayor Gary Werner will face Democrat Joyce Kimbler in November for a Medina County common pleas judgeship. Werner, 52, won a landslide victory for the Republican nomination at the polls Tuesday against Wadsworth attorney Michael Callow, according to unofficial results from the Medina County Board of Elections. Werner received 5,602 (63.6 percent) votes Read More…

Conservatism won it for me, incumbent Dave Hall says of May 6 primary

Dave Hall

State Rep. Dave Hall easily won the Republican primary in Tuesday’s race against Tom Lavinder, of Ashland. Hall said his win over Lavinder was an important indication of voters’ growing conservatism. During the campaign, he characterized Lavinder as the more moderate candidate. “Republican voters have spoken loud and clear,” Hall said. “Make no mistake, the Read More…

Commissioner Stephen Hambley closer to replacing Bill Batchelder

Stephen Hambley

Longtime Medina County Commissioner Stephen D. Hambley took the first step Tuesday toward succeeding Ohio House Speaker William G. Batchelder as the representative of the 69th District. Batchelder, 71, of Medina, can’t run for re-election because of term limits. According to unofficial results from the Medina County Board of Elections, Hambley, 59, of Brunswick, handily Read More…

Voters renew Brunswick Schools levy for second time at May 6 primary

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Voters easily approved an eight-year, 6.1-mill renewal levy for Brunswick schools Tuesday. According to unofficial results from the Medina County Board of Elections, about 63 percent of voters agreed to continue the levy. Tuesday’s tally was 4,387 votes for to 2,587 against. Superintendent Michael Mayell said the vote signals there could be support for a Read More…

Cloverleaf levy passes with big margin, district avoids heavy cuts

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Dan Pompili and Andrew Davis | The Gazette It was nearly 11 p.m. and with votes counted in all but one of Cloverleaf’s 16 precincts, there was little doubt the school district would pass its first new levy since 2006. But school officials still wore frowns. “We’ve been waiting for this so long, we just Read More…

Medina County unofficial results from the May 6 primary — 100 percent

MEDINA COUNTY OFFICES 100 percent of precincts counted. * denotes incumbent One to be nominated COMMISSIONER Democrat Elisa Kazek 4,530 Republican Adam Friedrick* 8,058 AUDITOR Democrat Mike Kovack* 4,656 Republican Keith H. Dirham 7,840 COMMON PLEAS JUDGE Democrat Joyce V. Kimbler 4,883 Republican Mike Callow 3,206 Gary F. Werner 5,602 JUVENILE/PROBATE JUDGE Democrat David C. Read More…

Complete county election results

MEDINA COUNTY OFFICES 100 percent of precincts counted. * denotes incumbents COMMISSIONER Democrat Elisa Kazek 4,530 Republican Adam Friedrick* 8,058 AUDITOR Democrat Mike Kovack* 4,656 Republican Keith H. Dirham 7,840 COMMON PLEAS JUDGE Democrat Joyce V. Kimbler 4,883 Republican Mike Callow 3,206 Gary F. Werner 5,602 JUVENILE/PROBATE JUDGE Democrat David C. Sheldon 4,501 Republican Kevin Read More…