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Elections Section

  • ‘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.

  • Election Results 2019

    Read the preliminary results from election night, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019.

  • The 2019 Yellow Springs News Voter’s Guide

    Read the online edition of the Guide to Yellow Springs.

  • 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.

  • YS candidates forum set

    A public forum of Yellow Springs and Miami Township candidates running for local office in the Nov. 5 general election will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, at Mills Lawn School.

  • Village Council race— Incumbents run on successes

    Last week, the News profiled challengers Curliss and Johnson. This week, we cover Kreeger and MacQueen, the incumbents.

  • New candidates, new ideas

    Laura Curliss and Jim Johnson are hoping to be elected to their first terms on Village Council.

  • Four in Village Council race

    Four candidates are running for three seats on Village Council this November.

  • Five bid for council seats

    Laura Curliss, James M. Johnson, Lisa Kreeger, Marianne MacQueen and Christine Monroe-Beard filed petitions for Village Council with the election board by the Aug. 7 deadline.

  • Election 2018 — Dems revived despite losses

    On their face, the results of the Nov. 6 midterm elections in both Greene County and the state maintained the Republican-dominant status quo. But a deeper look shows that change is occurring.