Articles About elections

  • 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.

  • Clifton to vote in a new mayor

    Yellow Springs native Alex Bieri is running for the position of mayor in Clifton. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Alex Bieri is a Clifton Village Council member, and this election year he is running unopposed for the position of mayor.

  • 2010 Yellow Springs Election Results—Democrats win the village, lose Ohio

    While Democratic Governor Ted Strickland came out on the losing end of a tight statewide race, in Yellow Springs he was king, the choice of nine out of 10 local voters. Unfortunately for Strickland, the state did not follow the lead of the village.

  • Nonstop fields candidate forum

    Since it began several years ago, Nonstop members have aimed to fill voids. First, they filled an intellectual void in the village by offering classes after Antioch College closed down. Even after the college revived, Nonstop provided a series of cultural events.

  • School levy passes by wide margin

    Yellow Springs voters delivered a resounding yes to village schools on Tuesday, handily passing Issue 5, the renewal levy for the Yellow Springs schools. Village-wide, about 75 percent of voters favored the levy and 25 percent voted against it. Click on the headline to read details and other election results.

  • Crockett, Hollister on ballot

    Connie Crockett

    About half of all Democrats who vote in the party primary don’t vote for the Democratic state central committeeman and committeewoman seats, which are on the ballot every four years. Probably, according to Don Hollister, people avoid that race because they don’t know the candidates nor exactly what the committee does.

  • New faces in fall election

    The Nov. 3 elections for Village Council and school board livened up at the last minute last week, when several new hopefuls entered the races shortly before the deadline.

  • November election deadline nears

    With only three weeks until the deadline to file and seven seats up for grabs, only one newcomer has indicated interest in running for a local office, while several incumbents have stated their intention to seek re-election.

  • Local offices up for election in fall

    The excitement of last year’s presidential election should only serve to underscore the importance of the local elections that are scheduled at the end of this year. On Nov. 10, 2009, three Village Council seats, Village mayor, three seats for Yellow Springs Board of Education and two seats for Miami Township Board of Trustees will be up for election.

  • Well, it’s official: Obama Springs

    Barack Obama

    To the surprise of absolutely no one, Yellow Springs voters went overwhelmingly for Democrat Barack Obama in the presidential election last Tuesday, Nov. 4, with Obama receiving 10 votes for every one vote cast for Republican John McCain.

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