Elections Section :: Page 4

  • 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.

  • Askeland, Simms, Walkey elected to Council

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    Yellow Springs voters elected Lori Askeland, Gerald Simms and Rick Walkey to seats on Village Council and went against the grain in rejecting Ohio Issue 3, a healthcare freedom amendment which passed.

  • 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.

  • Issue 2 to stem workers rights

    Voting yes for Issue 2 will ratify SB 5 and stem the bargaining power of public employees; voting no will send SB 5 to the scrap heap.

  • Voters to decide on healthcare

    Health insurance reform in Ohio and the quality of local healthcare services will be affected by the outcome of two election issues on the Nov. 8 ballot.

  • Issue 16 could lower rates

    Miami Township residents could save around $100 per year on electricity if a Greene County ballot issue passes in November, according to a consultant with the County Commissioners’ Association of Ohio.

  • 11 candidates vie for offices

    Well past the filing deadline for the Nov. 8 local elections, 11 candidates are officially seeking election for offices in the village.

  • Why so many voters?

    In last week’s special election, 1,088 local voters went to the polls out of 3,462 total registered voters in Yellow Springs, a turnout of 31 percent. But according to the 2010 Census, the village has a total adult population of only 2,799. How can the village have more registered voters than adults eligible to vote?

  • Levy sails with 65% of vote

    Yellow Springs voters gave an emphatic thumbs-up to the Village five-year property tax levy renewal, with 65 percent of voters approving the levy and almost 35 percent rejecting it at the polls on Tuesday, May 3.

  • Levy passes handily

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    The Yellow Springs property tax levy renewal passed by a wide margin on Tuesday, May 3, with 65