2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise

Elections Section

  • Looking ahead to local races

    On Tuesday, Nov. 2, local voters will decide who will serve as Council members and mayor starting four-year terms on Jan. 1, 2022. Out of the five current Council members, three seats held by Laura Curliss, Kevin Stokes and Council President Brian Housh are in play.

  • Pandemic election concludes

    Absentee was the most popular way to vote in this election, as 34,700 ballots were cast absentee, more than one third of the total, 89,627. Another 33,676 voted in person on election day, 19,951 voted early in person and 1,791 voted with a provisional ballot.

  • Election ran smoothly in Yellow Springs

    Emotions ran high, and a pandemic raged on, but a historic election unfolded without incident in Yellow Springs on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

  • 2020 Election preliminary results— Trump takes Ohio, Village levy passes

    According to unofficial results, Trump won Ohio, and its 18 electoral votes, by a margin of 53% to 45%.

  • Election Day 2020: how to vote

    Voters have just two days left to cast their ballots for the 2020 presidential general election. There are three ways to vote in this election. Read more in our Voter’s Guide for the 2020 General Election:

  • Ballard seeks Ohio Senate seat

    The News rounds out its candidate spotlights this week with a brief profile of Democratic state senatorial candidate Charles Ballard.

  • Tims vies for House seat; Lachman runs for judge

    The News continues its election coverage this week with profiles of two more area candidates. Both candidates are Democrats with support among Yellow Springs’ heavily Democratic voters.

  • Village seeks levy renewal

    The 8.4-mill, five-year levy, first adopted in 2006, generates about $835,000 annually, according to the Greene County Auditor’s Office. As a fixed-rate levy, its passage will not increase voters’ tax bill, despite the recent increase in local property values.

  • Voting begins for Nov. 3 election

    Election Day — Tuesday, Nov. 3 — is less than a month away, and election season in Ohio is in full swing.

  • Noncitizen voting under fire

    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)

    Yellow Springs’ recent charter change allowing noncitizens to vote on local matters came under fire last week from the state’s chief election official.