June 27, 2016

Elyria
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A different MOVE: Group pushes for transit levy

ELYRIA — The recent high school graduate who can’t juggle going to work and school because he doesn’t have a car. The elderly woman who doesn’t drive anymore and is forced to rely on family and friends to drive her to medical appointments. Or the blind man who needs para-transit to offer him a sense Read More…

Iranian voters head to polls for parliamentary runoff election

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranians voted Friday in the country’s parliamentary runoff elections, state media reported, a key polling that is expected to decide exactly how much power moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will have in the next legislature. The balloting is for the remaining 68 positions in the 290-seat chamber that were not decided Read More…

New Zealanders vote to keep current flag, Union Jack and all

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has voted to keep its current flag by a margin of 57 percent to 43 percent in a nationwide poll that ended Thursday. More than 2 million people voted in the ballot to decide whether to keep the British Union Jack on their flag or replace it with a Read More…

Lorain County election results

Lorain County, OH Primary Election March 15, 2016 – Unofficial Results 03/16/16 00:38:13   Num. Report Precinct 188 – Num. Reporting 188 100.00%   Dem President Del./Alt. At Large D Total Number of Precincts 188 Precincts Reporting 188 100.0% Vote For 1 Hillary Clinton 21144 56.10% Roque De La Fuente 392 1.04% Bernie Sanders 16154 Read More…

Ohio exit polls: Kasich, Trump supports divided on income, education

Ohio Gov. John Kasich did well in his home state’s Republican presidential primary on Tuesday among voters who want a candidate with experience while Donald Trump got strong support from those looking for an outsider, early exit poll results showed. Kasich did well with higher income voters and those saying the economy is the most Read More…

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40 percent turnout expected today in primary

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Lorain County Board of Elections officials are predicting a high turnout for today’s primary election as Republicans and Democrats prepare to head to the polls. Elections board Director Paul Adams said he expects turnout among the county’s 198,184 registered voters will hit 38 percent. Deputy Director Jim Kramer predicted turnout will hit Read More…

Iranians head to the polls in first election since landmark nuke deal

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranians across the Islamic Republic voted Friday in the country’s first election since its landmark nuclear deal with world powers, deciding whether to further empower its moderate president or side with hard-liners long suspicious of the West. The election for Iran’s parliament and a cleric body known as the Assembly of Experts Read More…

Ugandan election delayed, social media shut down as longtime president faces challenge

KAMPALA, Uganda — Amid tardy delivery of voting materials, Ugandans tried to cast ballots Thursday in presidential elections. A top international election observer called the delays “worrying” while the main opposition party said they were deliberate, aimed at favoring President Yoweri Museveni. Even at noon, five hours after voting was supposed to start, some polling Read More…

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…