September 1, 2014

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PRIMARY 2008: Ballots collected by drivers on four-wheelers

With winter weather continuing to batter Lorain County tonight, the county Board of Elections has begun sending drivers in four-wheel-drive vehicles to collect ballots from polling places. Marilyn Jacobcik, deputy director of the Board of Elections, said some poll workers also were driving the ballots to the board offices, where the results are being tabulated, Read More…

PRIMARY 2008: At a glance

President Dem – Primary 106 of 11,238 precincts – 1 percent Hillary Clinton 18,539 – 59 percent Barack Obama 12,128 – 39 percent John Edwards 607 – 2 percent   President Delegate-at-Large GOP – Primary 82 of 11,238 precincts – 1 percent x-John McCain 14,118 – 63 percent Mike Huckabee 5,768 – 26 percent Ron Read More…

PRIMARY 2008: Polls to stay open until 9 p.m. in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — The chairman of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections says a federal judge has ordered the board to keep 15 precincts in Cleveland open until 9 p.m.  

PRIMARY 2008: Suit filed to extend voting

COLUMBUS — The secretary of state’s office says Barack Obama’s campaign has filed a federal lawsuit to get a voting extension in Franklin and Cuyahoga counties, alleging a shortage of ballots.  

PRIMARY 2008: Clinton does well among white men, Obama gets black backing, according to exit poll

COLUMBUS — Hillary Rodham Clinton won the support of white men in Ohio’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, reversing a trend that cost her in the three most recent primaries, an Associated Press exit poll found. Her rival Barack Obama held an overwhelming advantage among blacks, who appeared to be turning out in proportionately greater numbers Read More…

PRIMARY 2008: Polls to stay open until 9 p.m. in Sandusky County

COLUMBUS — Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner has asked a judge to hold open the polls in Sandusky County until 9 p.m. The northwest Ohio county ran out of paper ballots, forcing election workers to turn away 300 to 400 people. Brunner said she’s received several reports of ballots running low because a larger-than-expected number Read More…

PRIMARY 2008: McCain wins Ohio

  COLUMBUS — U.S. Sen. John McCain has won Ohio’s Republican presidential primary, handily beating former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and moving closer to clinching the nomination. Hillary Rodham Clinton is battling to keep her own presidential campaign alive as the state’s primary election concludes.  

PRIMARY 2008: Obama, McCain win Dem, GOP primaries in Vermont

WASHINGTON  — Barack Obama defeated Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Vermont primary Tuesday night, and the two Democratic rivals dueled in Ohio, Texas and Rhode Island in their riveting race for the party’s presidential nomination. John McCain reached out for the Republican delegates needed to secure his triumph after a decade’s struggle. The Vermont victory Read More…

PRIMARY 2008: Independents a big part of the Democratic primary electorate

Early exit polls show independents are a sizable chunk of the electorate in presidential primaries in Ohio, Texas, Rhode Island and Vermont. In all those states except Rhode Island, Tuesday’s primaries were “open,” meaning all voters could choose which party’s contest to vote in. In Rhode Island, only registered independents could choose between parties. The Read More…

Weather becoming a factor?

    Traffic in and out of area polling stations is at a crawl as stinging, icy rain pelts the county. Supporters for both Democratic presidential candidates were easy to find early in the day, but fans of Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York are becoming harder to find as the weather turns increasingly nasty. People Read More…