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Elections Section

  • County, state primary races — Gould, Lopez win party nominations

    Villagers voted on May 8, Primary Election Day. According to election officials, voting ebbed and flowed throughout the day at Antioch University Midwest, with an overall turnout of 1,664 voters. For precincts in Yellow Springs and Miami Township, the total turnout was about 53 percent, compared to 22 percent county-wide. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Greene County residents will have a new representative joining the county Board of Commissioners in the fall, regardless of who wins the fall general election race, as incumbent Alan G. Anderson was bested in the Republican primary Tuesday, May 8, by challenger Dick Gould.

  • How will you vote on the school levy?

    Last week the News spoke to about two dozen villagers representing a cross-section of the community about how they plan to vote on the upcoming school facilities levy.

  • Candidates address opioid crisis and growth

    The opioid epidemic has hit Greene County hard, and the elected county commissioners aren’t doing enough to support those affected by addiction, according to two candidates seeking the Democratic Party nomination for county commissioner in the May 8 primary.

  • Villagers reject school facilities levy

    On May 8 Yellow Springs residents resoundingly voted down a ballot issue that aimed to raise $18.5 million for a new Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School facility.

  • Ohio redistricting reform on ballot

    n the battleground state of Ohio, if about half of all votes are cast for Democrat candidates and half for Republicans, then why are three-quarters of its congressional representatives Republican? Gerrymandering, say experts.

  • Villagers to run for county seats

    Three Yellow Springs residents are among the slate of primary candidates certified by the Greene County Board of Elections to appear on the May 8 ballot. All three are seeking county office.

  • Precinct-level results for Nov. 2017 election

    About 50 percent of Yellow Springs voters cast ballots in yesterday’s elections. Results by precinct for the four local races and two state issues are provided here.

  • Election results in the village

    There are many new faces on the village’s governing bodies following the Nov. 7 election.

  • 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.

  • School board candidates — Hopefuls differ on facilities, PBL

    Last Wednesday and Thursday, more than 100 people per night attended the annual Candidates Night forums, presented by the James A. McKee Association, to spotlight candidates for local office. Shown above is the Thursday night audience for candidates for Miami Township Trustee, from left on stage, Mark Crockett, Don Hollister and Lamar Sparcklen. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last week, local candidates for school board presented their qualifications and answered questions at the annual Candidates Night Forum sponsored by the James A. McKee Association. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, candidates Steve Conn, Dawn Johnson, Steve McQueen and Aïda Merhemic presented their qualifications and answered audience questions. The four candidates are seeking the three open seats on the board.

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