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Articles About 2017 elections

  • Precinct-level results for Nov. 2017 election

    About 50 percent of Yellow Springs voters cast ballots in yesterday’s elections. Results by precinct for the four local races and two state issues are provided here.

  • School board candidates — Hopefuls differ on facilities, PBL

    Last Wednesday and Thursday, more than 100 people per night attended the annual Candidates Night forums, presented by the James A. McKee Association, to spotlight candidates for local office. Shown above is the Thursday night audience for candidates for Miami Township Trustee, from left on stage, Mark Crockett, Don Hollister and Lamar Sparcklen. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last week, local candidates for school board presented their qualifications and answered questions at the annual Candidates Night Forum sponsored by the James A. McKee Association. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, candidates Steve Conn, Dawn Johnson, Steve McQueen and Aïda Merhemic presented their qualifications and answered audience questions. The four candidates are seeking the three open seats on the board.

  • Fire department a trustee priority

    The anticipated new fire station and the continuing health of the local fire and rescue squad, which serves village as well as Miami Township residents, were leading concerns expressed during the Oct. 19 James A. McKee Association-sponsored candidates forum.

  • Nuanced differences — Mayoral candidates speak

    At last Wednesday’s Candidates Night forum, the four candidates for Yellow Springs mayor — Pam Conine, Laura Curliss, Cathy Price and Gerry Simms — offered nuanced differences on issues, but obvious distinctions in terms of personal style and expertise.

  • Focus on affordability, development — Council candidates’ priorities

    Issues of affordability and economic development dominated the discussion Thursday, Oct. 19, as the six candidates for Yellow Springs Village Council spoke at the second of two candidate forums organized by the James A. McKee Association in advance of the Nov. 7 election.

  • Four mayoral candidates offer varied visions for position

    This is the last in a series of articles featuring candidates for local office on Nov. 7. This article’s focus is the four candidates running for the seat of longtime mayor David Foubert. 

  • Two veterans, one challenger for township trustee seats

    This week the News focuses on candidates for Miami Township Trustee — Mark Crockett, Don Hollister and Lamar Spracklen — who are running for the township’s two open seats.

  • Part 2: Three new faces running in Village Council race

    This is the second in a two-part story on candidates for the three open seats on Village Council.

  • Schools survey underway

    This week and next, several hundred villagers will be contacted by Wright State researchers and asked about their preferences for addressing the needs of local school facilities.

  • Council candidates, part 1: Two new faces, one veteran

    For the next several weeks, the News will run profiles of candidates for Village Council, school board, Yellow Springs mayor and Township Trustee.

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