Elections Section

  • 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.

  • Village Council candidates talk economy and finding a new Village manager

    Villagers packed the Mills Lawn gym for Thursday's Candidates Night.

    Eight Village Council candidates participated in the second Candidates Night forum Thursday night, sponsored by the James A. McKee Group.

  • Candidate night draws crowd

    Evan Scott was one of six school board candidates who participated in the first of two election forums sponsored by the James A. McKee Group.

    Candidates running for both Yellow Springs school board and Miami Township trustee spoke and answered questions at last night’s candidates forum, the first of two sponsored by the James A. McKee Group.

  • Yellow Springs 2013 Election Guide online edition

    The 2013 Yellow Springs Election Guide contains information about the local candidates and issues that will appear on the Nov. 5 ballot for Yellow Springs and Miami Township residents.

    The Yellow Springs News Election Guide for 2013 is available in this week’s print edition of the News. This online edition is identical to the print edition.

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