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Elections Section

  • Trump rallies faithful in Dayton

    Supporters of Donald Trump gathered in Vandalia on Saturday to cheer on his bid for presidency. Approximately 10,000 people attended the rally, chanting along with Trump’s promise to build a border wall with Mexico and “bomb the hell out of ISIS.” (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Roughly 10,000 tickets were given away for a Donald Trump rally in Vandalia over the weekend, drawing supporters from Columbus and all over southwestern Ohio.

  • Village levy wins big; Bernie, Kasich take YS

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    Village voters overwhelmingly approved the Village property tax levy renewal on March 15. Local Democratic voters also favored Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton and Republicans chose John Kasich over the Donald.

  • Yellow Springs candidates strive for Ohio House, Senate seats

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    Two Yellow Springs residents are throwing themselves into the state political fray this year.

  • 2015 Election Results — Two returned to Township

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    In a close race for the full four-year term as Miami Township trustee, longtime incumbent Chris Mucher reclaimed his seat, just 143 votes ahead of challenger Don Hollister, while Zoe Van Eaton-Meister trailed.

  • 2015 Election Results — State Issues mixed

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    Ohio citizens were lit up about this year’s issues on marijuana legalization, and while voters around Ohio and in Greene County both returned a deafening “no” to Issue 3 to legalize the regulated growth and use of marijuana, Yellow Springers felt very differently.

  • 2015 Election Results — Charter passes

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    Yellow Springs voters resoundingly approved the proposed amendments to the Village Charter on Nov. 3, voting 81 percent to 19 percent in favor of the Charter changes.

  • 2015 Election Results — Turnout; no contest

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    While the unofficial results of the 2015 election did not specify the percentage of voters who participated by press time, the total number of people who voted from Yellow Springs was 1,803, and those from Miami Township numbered 573.

  • 2015 Election Results — Council: MacQueen, Hempfling, Simms

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    In a close race among just four candidates for three Village Council seats, Yellow Springs voters returned incumbents Marianne MacQueen and Gerald Simms to office on Nov. 3, and voted in former Council President Judith Hempfling. Hopeful Chrissy Cruz did not win a seat.

  • 2015 election results

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    2015 Election results, by precinct

  • 2015 local election— Council, Trustees races robust

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    A week after the filing deadline for candidates, this fall’s races for Village Council and Miami Township Trustee look robust, while the school board contest is decidedly calmer, with no challengers for two incumbents. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.