Sep
05
2015
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday
High 90° / Low 66°
Clear
Sunday
High 89° / Low 66°

Elections Section

  • 2015 local election— Council, Trustees races robust

    Candidates for Village Council (*Denotes incumbent)

    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.

  • Village Council race heats up

    THUMB_Print

    With just two weeks to go before the Aug. 5 filling deadline, seven villagers have thrown their hats in the ring for three open seats on Village Council in the Nov. 3 elections.

  • Few newcomers in fall election races

    THUMB_vote

    With only a month to go before the filing deadline, several incumbents and only two newcomers have shown interest in November’s election for Village Council, Yellow Springs Board of Education and Miami Township Trustees.

  • Voters approve Yellow Springs school district levy

    THUMB_Schools

    Yellow Springs and Miami Township voters approved the local school district’s levy renewal at the polls on Tuesday, May 5.

  • CBE fails; library and fire levies pass

    ELECTION_res_banner590x90

    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

    THUMB_vote

    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

    THUMB_vote

    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.