Elections Section

  • CBE fails; library and fire levies pass

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    The public funding for the CBE lost big on Nov. 4, with about 64 percent of village voters opposing the funding.

  • Yes to seniors, Neuhardt, liquor

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    Services for seniors and margaritas in the village: these are the initial results of Tuesday’s election primary.

  • May 6, 2014 primary election: Issue 3 supports village seniors

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    Issue 3, the senior services levy on the May 6 ballot, will, if passed, provide funding to help about 30 older villagers stay in their own homes by ensuring regular meals, homemaker services and visits.

  • Neuhardt on Democratic gubernatorial ticket

    Villager Sharen Neuhardt announced today that she will be Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald's running mate in November. (YS News File Photo)

    Yellow Springs resident Sharen Neuhardt will be Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald’s running mate in November’s election.

  • Wintrow, Housh, MacQueen win Council

    Karen Wintrow, Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen (submitted photos)

    An exceptionally large slate of candidates led to an exceptionally close race in the election for Yellow Springs Village Council. Incumbent Karen Wintrow and newcomers Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen all came within single digits of each other in the race.

  • Merhemic, Scott, Conn on school board

    Aïda Merhemic, Evan Scott and Steve Conn (submitted photos)

    Incumbent school board member Aïda Merhemic took the day at the polls winning the top number of votes to return her to the board along with two new members, Evan Scott and Steven Conn. Merhemic won 1,027 votes, or 23.7 percent of the total, while Scott had 954 votes and Conn had 940, about 22 percent each.

  • Crockett, Eastman Township Trustees

    Mark Crockett and John Eastman (submitted photos)

    Incumbent Mark Crockett and challenger John Eastman were elected as Miami Township Trustees on Tuesday. Both will serve four-year terms, joining Trustee Chris Mucher on the three-person board. Crockett was returned to the seat he has held for the last 12 years. He was the race’s only incumbent as longtime Trustee Lamar Spracklen, whose term […]

  • Exit polls show local concerns

    A robust turnout was reported by election officials on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 5, when villagers and Miami Township residents for the first time voted at Antioch University Midwest. Villagers voted on candidates for Village Council and school board, and village and township voters weighed in on Miami Township trustees. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Who wins the Village Council, school board and trustee races in the 2013 general election will suggest how the political winds are blowing in Yellow Springs and Miami Township. Harder to parse out will be why any particular candidate won.

  • 2013 Yellow Springs Village and Miami Township Election Results

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    Wintrow, Housh, MacQueen win Village Council seats; Merhemic, Scott, Conn take the school board; Crockett and Eastman elected Township Trustees.

  • Yellow Springs candidates’ forums video, online

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    Yellow Springs 2013 candidates’ forums video, online, courtesy of local access cable Channel 5.