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Elections Section :: Page 2

  • A fresh bid for Congress

    Local resident Sharen Neuhardt has announced her candidacy representing Ohio’s District 10 in the U.S. House of Representatives. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Local resident Sharen Neuhardt has played the political odds before and learned a lot while ceding the 2008 Congressional race to her Republican opponent. But this year, after redistricting, the odds are more favorable for Democrats

  • Askeland, Simms, Walkey, Mucher win contested races

    Lori Askeland, Gerald Simms and Rick Walkey won seats on Yellow Springs Village Council on Election Day. Askeland and Walkey are incumbents, and Simms is a newcomer. In the contested race for Miami Township Trustee, incumbent Chris Mucher defeated John Eastman.

    Yellow Springs voters elected Lori Askeland, Gerald Simms and Rick Walkey to seats on Village Council on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Chris Mucher returns to Miami Township Trustees.

  • Villagers give resounding No on 2

    Yellow Springers joined the majority of Ohioans in defeating the controversial anti-labor Issue 2, And while the majority of Ohioans supported Issue 3, a Tea Party-initiated effort to block health care reform, Yellow Springs voters said a strong no to that effort.

  • Winners of uncontested races

    Uncontested campaigns this year were for seats on the Yellow Springs School Board and for the position of Mayor.

    Uncontested campaigns this year were for seats on the Yellow Springs School Board and for the position of Mayor.

  • Vouchers could harm schools

    The Ohio legislature introduced a bill last spring that has the potential to change the face of public education and greatly enhance the possibilities for school choice.

  • Askeland, Simms, Walkey elected to Council

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    Yellow Springs voters elected Lori Askeland, Gerald Simms and Rick Walkey to seats on Village Council and went against the grain in rejecting Ohio Issue 3, a healthcare freedom amendment which passed.

  • Election 2011 Voter’s Information

    Yellow Springs 2011 Precinct Map

    This information is excerpted from the Yellow Springs News 2011 Voters’ Guide, which came with the Oct. 27 print edition. Limited copies are available for free at the News office at 253 1/2 Xenia.

  • Issue 2 to stem workers rights

    Voting yes for Issue 2 will ratify SB 5 and stem the bargaining power of public employees; voting no will send SB 5 to the scrap heap.

  • Voters to decide on healthcare

    Health insurance reform in Ohio and the quality of local healthcare services will be affected by the outcome of two election issues on the Nov. 8 ballot.

  • Issue 16 could lower rates

    Miami Township residents could save around $100 per year on electricity if a Greene County ballot issue passes in November, according to a consultant with the County Commissioners’ Association of Ohio.

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