MEDINA TWP. — The glass was just about half full Tuesday as unofficial voter turnout for the general election in Medina County inched near the 50 percent mark.
Overall, 62,123 ballots were cast on or before Election Day. That number represents about 49.4 percent of registered voters countywide, according to county Board of Elections Director Jan …Read More
KASICH/TAYLOR 1,849,842 49%
MATESZ/LEECH 79,681 2.41%
SPISAK/ RIOS 50,357 1.52%
STRICKLAND/ BROWN 1,752,790 47%
100% of votes counted
RICHARD CORDRAY 1,485,563 45.21%
MIKE DEWINE 1,595,419 48.55%
MARC ALLAN FELDMAN 92,344 2.81%
ROBERT M. OWENS 112,898 3.44%
92% of votes counted
AUDITOR OF STATE
L. MICHAEL HOWARD 156,598 4.87%
DAVID PEPPER 1,412,439 43.90%
DAVE YOST 1,648,528 51.24%
94% of votes counted
SECRETARY OF STATE
CHARLES R. EARL 156,690 4.86%
JON HUSTED 1,762,672 54.72%
MARYELLEN O’SHAUGHNESSY 1,301,641 40.41%
94% of votes counted
TREASURER OF STATE
KEVIN L. …Read More
MEDINA — Adam Friedrick will take the seat on the Board of Medina County Commissioners that fellow Republican Sharon Ray is vacating at the end of the year.
According to unofficial results from the Medina County Board of Elections, Friedrick received 35,393 votes (59.73 percent) in Tuesday’s general election. His opponent, Medina Democrat Bill Lamb, received …Read More
By Jennifer Pignolet and Kaitlin Bushinski
Of five school issues on Tuesday’s ballot in Medina County, voters only approved renewal requests — a permanent improvement levy for Cloverleaf Local Schools and an operating levy for Brunswick City Schools.
Voters in the Black River Local School District soundly defeated an income tax request Tuesday.
According to unofficial results …Read More
WADSWORTH — First-term incumbent John Boccieri lost his 16th Congressional District seat Tuesday to former Wadsworth mayor Jim Renacci in a race that gained national attention throughout midterm elections.
With 86 percent of precincts counted, Renacci led the race with 54 percent of votes at presstime, compared to 40 percent for Boccieri, according to the Associated …Read More
COLUMBUS — Democratic U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton defeated a political newcomer as she was re-elected to her Northeast Ohio House seat.
Sutton on Tuesday beat Republican Tom Ganley, a well-known Ohio car dealer.
Ganley pulled the plug on his broadcast TV advertising last month, deciding to advertise instead on cable TV and the radio — which cost …Read More
GRANGER TWP. — Officials with the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities were able to breathe a sigh of relief Tuesday night after voters approved a replacement levy.
Revenues from the 1.12-mill levy, set to expire at the end of this year, make up about 24 percent of the board’s budget. The levy will bring in …Read More
COLUMBUS — Former Rep. John Kasich defeated Gov. Ted Strickland on Tuesday, handing Republicans control of a state considered crucial to the 2012 presidential election.
The 58-year-old Kasich beat Strickland with attacks over the loss of 400,000 jobs. The Democratic governor pointed to national economic factors and declining unemployment — without success.
The fight hurt …Read More
COLUMBUS — Ohio House Speaker Armond Budish says his Democratic Party has lost the majority in the House after two years of being in power.
The shift of the House puts Republicans in charge of the Ohio Legislature. The GOP already has a Senate majority.
All 99 seats in the House were up for election on Tuesday. …Read More
MEDINA TWP. — Today is Election Day, and the candidates on the ballot aren’t the only ones who have been planning for it for months.