February 10, 2016

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Ritenauer outspent the rest

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Lorain Mayor Chase Ritenauer was the big spender in the November election, according to campaign finance reports that were due at the Lorain County Board of Elections on Friday. In total, Ritenauer spent $45,029 on his winning campaign, his campaign finance reports filed Friday and before the election showed. It was more Read More…

Provisional, absentee ballots don’t change results; three races face automatic recounts

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Provisional and last-minute absentee ballots didn’t change the outcome of any elections from earlier this month, Lorain County Board of Elections Director Paul Adams said during a meeting of the board Thursday to certify the results. Adams said three races fell within the margin for an automatic recount, which is triggered when Read More…

Suu Kyi says she’ll be ‘above the president’ in Myanmar: Authoritarian or principled?

YANGON, Myanmar — Coming from a politician who has spent her career fighting military rule, the statements seem rather authoritarian: “I’ll be above the president,” who “will be told exactly what he can do.” Though officially barred from the presidency, Aung San Suu Kyi says she will effectively lead the country if her party wins Read More…

Trickle of election results leaves Myanmar in limbo

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar was trapped in a post-election limbo Tuesday with official results barely trickling in, although opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party claimed a victory massive enough to give it the presidency and loosen the military’s grip on the country. In an interview with the BBC, Suu Kyi said her National League Read More…

Elyria mayoral election precinct breakdown

Ohio elections: Marijuana, monopolies and maps

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A first-of-its-kind marijuana legalization proposal was nearing decision time in Ohio on Tuesday, even as the effort’s opponents were placing their hopes on a separate measure aimed at nullifying the plan. A legislative redistricting overhaul rounded out the trio of statewide ballot issues before voters. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted Read More…

BREAKING: Election results delayed as polls remain open in Hamilton County

SHEFFIELD TWP. – A directive just issued by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted will keep poll results from being released until after 9 p.m. Lorain County Board of Elections Director Paul Adams said the directive came after a court order requiring Hamilton County to keep its polls open until 9 p.m. was handed down Read More…

Decisions aplenty in today’s election

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — Voters in Lorain County and across the state will head to the polls today to weigh in on issues and decide who will lead communities going forward. County Board of Elections Director Paul Adams predicted that roughly 40 percent of the county’s 195,533 voters will turn out for the election. Deputy Director Read More…

Four-way contest in Elyria boils down to two contenders

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Write-in mayoral candidate Chalene Mudd and Lake and Walnut Church of Christ Brother Jerome Garrison sort through a bag filled with business cards and Elyria resident addresses of which the residents and business owners gave their consent for her to post her candidacy signs. Mudd and Garrison compiled a list of addresses, grouping them together, so that the signs could be placed in yards in the most efficient manner.

ELYRIA — Mayor Holly Brinda is the Democrat incumbent with one term under her belt trying to prove she deserves another four years. Garry Gibbs, a former City Councilman, is the strongest Republican candidate for mayor to emerge in several decades. Tim Quinn is a businessman who doesn’t want to be pegged as a politician Read More…

Second Republican joins Domestic Relations Judge’s race

Krista Marinaro

AVON — A second Republican has entered the race to replace retiring Lorain County Domestic Relations Judge Debra Boros. Avon lawyer Krista Marinaro, 44, joins Elyria attorney Jenifer Berki in the Republican contest, the winner of which will square off against the winner of the March Democratic primary in next year’s general election. Three Democrats Read More…