November 26, 2014

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Nathan Manning elected to Ohio House

Nathan Manning smiles after he pulled ahead in the polls on Tuesday night.

SHEFFIELD — Nathan Manning will follow in his parents’ footsteps and serve in the Ohio Legislature. Manning, a Republican lawyer, beat out Avon Lake attorney Brendan Mackin, a Democrat, to replace term-limited state Rep. Matt Lundy, D-Elyria, according to unofficial election returns from the Lorain County Board of Elections. The results show that Manning took Read More…

Few problems reported during Election Day voting

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — Voter turnout for Tuesday’s election was about 38.7 percent, according to unofficial returns from the Lorain County Board of Elections. Elections Board Director Paul Adams, who had predicted turnout of around 40 percent, said that the figure will climb slightly higher because he is still expecting some absentee ballots to arrive in Read More…

Lorain County Metro Parks levy passes

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The Lorain County Metro Parks will continue to grow and develop now that voters have promised a decade’s worth of increased funding. Voters on Tuesday approved a 10-year, 1.6-mill levy that includes a 1.3-mill renewal levy with a 0.3-mill increase. The levy will raise $9.8 million annually and cost the owner of a $100,000 home Read More…

Cuts coming after Keystone Schools levy rejected again

LAGRANGE – Two defeats in one year. Keystone Schools will stay in reduction mode after voters once again rejected the idea of new operating revenue for the district. According to unofficial election results, fewer than 4,000 voters decided the fate of the district with 2,003 or 53 percent, voting against the levy and 1,771 voters, Read More…

Voters reject Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Schools levy

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SHEFFIELD – A small crowd of levy committee members and district officials gathered at the Sheffield/Sheffield Lake Board of Education office in the hope that positive election results would come in Tuesday night. They snacked on food, quietly chatted and watched a projector screen that displayed precinct results, desperate for a sign that voters were Read More…

North Ridgeville voters reject bond issue, income tax increase

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – In May, voters rejected by 143 votes an $8 million bond issue that would have paid the city’s share of a $67 million plan to widen and improve Center Ridge and Lear Nagel roads. On Tuesday, voters shot the same issue down by an even smaller 111-vote margin, according to unofficial election Read More…

Voters reject levy to fund crime lab for second time

ELYRIA — For the second time this year, voters have rejected a levy that would have brought in additional revenue for the Lorain County Crime Lab. According to unofficial returns from the Lorain County Board of Elections, 43,204 voters, or 57 percent, cast their ballots against the measure compared to 32,796, or 43 percent, who Read More…

John Kasich leads GOP victories across Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican John Kasich coasted to re-election as Ohio’s governor on Tuesday, leading an across-the-board GOP sweep of statewide offices. Kasich’s victory over Cleveland Democrat Ed FitzGerald, the Cuyahoga County executive, was expected after the challenger’s campaign missteps left him seriously behind in polls and fundraising. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Read More…

Unofficial 2014 General Election Results

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The polls for the 2014 General Election close at 7:30 p.m. As the results start coming in, the Chronicle-Telegram staff will be providing live coverage via Twitter. Follow our live feed below for the updates, and see the complete list of results from the Lorain County  Board of Elections below. Live Blog 2014 General Election Read More…

Election Day arrives in Ohio

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — After months of politicking, Election Day is upon us. Polls in Lorain County and across the state are open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. as voters head to the ballot box to decide races ranging from who will be the state’s next governor to whether to allow Sunday liquor sales in two Read More…