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  • Local man seeks change in Ohio

    Yellow Springs resident and Democrat Jeff Robertson challenges incumbent Republican Chris Widener in the District 10 Ohio Senate race. Robertson is throwing a “pre-victory” party at the Glen Building on Oct. 19. Pictured is Robertson talking with villagers at The Winds after his book signing. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Being a Yellow Springer, and a long shot, Democratic candidate Jeff Robertson’s run for the Ohio Senate — an ambitious undertaking in a Republican-leaning district — is anything but conventional. At a campaign fundraiser at The Winds Cafe this week, Robertson eschewed a tie, served an all-vegetarian meal, spent more time reading from his recently published political thriller than stumping, and seemed more interested in raising awareness than raising money.

  • See debate on the big screen

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    On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the Little Art Theatre will screen the presidential debate.

  • Republican presidential primary results by precinct

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    Rick Santorum was the big winner in the village and township in the Super Tuesday presidential primary, garnering 150 votes compared to 104 votes for Mitt Romney.

  • ‘Super Tuesday’ is March 6

    Local voters will take to the polls Tuesday in the Ohio primary election to choose candidates who will face off in November.

  • Election results—Neuhardt wins primary

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    Yellow Springs residents did well in the election, with Sharen Neuhardt winning the Democratic Congressional primary race against five contenders, and Connie Crockett gaining a seat on the Democratic State Central Committee.

  • A fresh bid for Congress

    Local resident Sharen Neuhardt has announced her candidacy representing Ohio’s District 10 in the U.S. House of Representatives. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Local resident Sharen Neuhardt has played the political odds before and learned a lot while ceding the 2008 Congressional race to her Republican opponent. But this year, after redistricting, the odds are more favorable for Democrats

  • Askeland, Simms, Walkey, Mucher win contested races

    Lori Askeland, Gerald Simms and Rick Walkey won seats on Yellow Springs Village Council on Election Day. Askeland and Walkey are incumbents, and Simms is a newcomer. In the contested race for Miami Township Trustee, incumbent Chris Mucher defeated John Eastman.

    Yellow Springs voters elected Lori Askeland, Gerald Simms and Rick Walkey to seats on Village Council on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Chris Mucher returns to Miami Township Trustees.

  • Villagers give resounding No on 2

    Yellow Springers joined the majority of Ohioans in defeating the controversial anti-labor Issue 2, And while the majority of Ohioans supported Issue 3, a Tea Party-initiated effort to block health care reform, Yellow Springs voters said a strong no to that effort.

  • Winners of uncontested races

    Uncontested campaigns this year were for seats on the Yellow Springs School Board and for the position of Mayor.

    Uncontested campaigns this year were for seats on the Yellow Springs School Board and for the position of Mayor.

  • Vouchers could harm schools

    The Ohio legislature introduced a bill last spring that has the potential to change the face of public education and greatly enhance the possibilities for school choice.

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