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2020

Articles About elections

  • Election results now final

    The Greene County Board of Elections certified election results on May 19 from the extended March 17 primary election. With all valid votes now counted, the certified results are in line with the earlier uncertified results, announced April 28.

  • Primary Election 2020 — Unofficial results in; jail tax fails

    Unofficial elections results are in for Ohio’s unprecedented mail-in primary.

  • Delays, confusion in primary

    As the deadline for voting in Ohio’s 2020 primary election nears, Greene County voters are reporting worrisome waits in receiving their requested absentee ballots as well as confusion around sometimes contradictory instructions.

  • Greene County Commissioners— Who’s in the primary

    Commissioners administer the county’s annual budget, which in 2020 is $55.5 million, appropriated to some 30 county offices and departments such as county and municipal courts, parks and trails and job and family services.

  • Charter change narrowly fails

    On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Yellow Springs voters narrowly rejected a measure to make several amendments to the Village Charter, according to unofficial final results from the Greene County Board of Elections.

  • ‘I want to be able to vote’— YSHS teens sound off on amendment

    Over the last several weeks, villagers of legal voting age have taken to public forums to share their opinions on a portion of a proposed amendment to the Village charter that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote on Village issues. On Nov. 5, those same adult voters will head to the polls to decide whether or not the amendment will pass.

  • Township candidates, unopposed, seek sixth full terms

    The November 2019 Miami Township election features two long-time public servants who are running unopposed for their respective offices. Margaret Silliman is seeking another four-year term as the township’s fiscal officer, and Chris Mucher is looking to return for another four-year stint as township trustee.

  • Candidates Night Forum— Affordability, economy top issues

    There was much overlap and some areas of difference among candidates for Yellow Springs Village Council at last week’s Candidates Night Forum, hosted by the James A. McKee Association in advance of the Nov. 5 election.

    Affordability, housing, economic development and village demographics headed the list of topics discussed at the forum.

  • Charter change: a closer look

    Should 16- and 17-year-olds be able to vote in Village elections? Should noncitizen residents be enfranchised for Yellow Springs offices and issues? Should the term of Yellow Springs’ mayor be lengthened from two to four years?

    Village voters will decide these issues at the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 5. All three matters are proposed as amendments to the Village of Yellow Springs Charter, and will appear as a single “yes/no” vote on the ballot.

  • Election Day is here

    Local voters head to the polls today, Nov. 7, to cast their ballots on four local races and two state issues. Local polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.