Thursday, March 8, 2012
Solon Patch delves into unofficial election data from the March 6 primary
Here's the story of the Ohio Republican primary: Mitt Romney won in the cities, Santorum won everywhere else. Solon followed this trend, with voters overwhelmingly choosing Romney over the other candidates, according to unofficial data from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections. All of these results are unofficial until they are certified by the elections board. Here's how the voting went down: *Note: Republican voters had to vote twice for Republican candidates: once for statewide, at-large delegates and another time for delegates from their congressional district. These numbers reflect the vote for statewide delegates. VOTER TURNOUT Voter turnout across Ohio was about 25 percent. Solon's turnout was slightly higher. Here's the data:
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Mitt Romney won in the cities and suburbs, perhaps just enough to hold off Rick Santorum voters in the state's rural areas.
Mitt Romney narrowly defeated Rick Santorum Tuesday in the Ohio Republican primary to claim most of the delegates and the giant symbolic prize that is the Buckeye State. While some votes remain outstanding, the Associated Press, CNN and other media organizations have called the race for Romney. Romney performed well in the state's population centers, including Northeast Ohio, but could not defeat Santorum in the state's rural areas, according to results with 96 percent of the precincts reporting. Romney claimed the counties that included Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and other big cities. Newt Gingrich played the spoiler role, collecting about 15 percent of the vote. Here are the unofficial results from the Ohio Secretary of State: …
No independent candidates file to run against Patton, Brady
Republican incumbent State Sen. Tom Patton will face a challenge from Democrat Jennifer Brady this November. Both advanced unopposed in Tuesday's primary. Unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections show Patton received 25,302 votes in the 24th Senate District. Brady, a write-in candidate, garnered 4,645 votes. Because she received more than 50 write-in votes, her name will appear on the November general election ballot. No independent candidates filed to run for the four-year seat. Filing deadline for independents was Monday. Patton, 58, of Strongsville, is seeking his second term as 24th District representative to the Ohio Senate. Before that, he represented District 18 in the Ohio House of Representatives for six …
And the health and human services renewal levy passed by a wide margin.
The unofficial results are all in now from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections. The polls officially closed at 7:30 p.m. March 6. Results for the absentee ballots and the 1,082 precincts have been posted and can be found below. Five Democrats were vying for their party’s nomination to run for the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s seat in November. Timothy J. McGinty will be the Democrats' candidate in November. No Republicans are on the ballot. Edward S. Wade Jr. has filed as an Independent candidate. Patch covered a forum with all five candidates in February. All the candidates running for County Council will appear again in the general election in November. The number of precincts counted in each race is available below. Voters also voted …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Incumbent GOP Rep. Marlene Anielski will take on Democratic challenger Anthony Fossaceca in November.
With no primary battles to fight on Tuesday, the Republican and Democratic candidate for the 6th Ohio House District will square off in the general election. Both Incumbent Republican Marlene Anielski and Democratic challenger Anthony Fossaceca will advance unopposed to the November general election. ELECTION RESULTS, OHIO 6TH HOUSE DISTRICT 105 of 105 precincts reporting Anielski, of Walton Hills, is seeking her second term in the state house. Before that, Anielski served as mayor and safety director of Walton Hills for more than 10 years. Fossaceca, of Chagrin Falls, is a partner in a local marketing and advertising firm, is running for office for the first time after working in Ohio as a campaign manager, consultant and Democratic …
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Take our poll and tell us who gets your presidential vote.
As you may have heard, it's Election Day, and you're going to be asked to vote for a presidential candidate. Now we won't ask you to leave your name, but we do want to know who you voted/will vote for. If you're feeling daring, tell us why you voted that way — you may persuade someone to change their vote! Take our poll below, and if you don't see your candidate, tell us who it is in the comments. Happy voting!
Polls are open today from 6:30 a.m to 7:30 p.m.
Voters across Ohio, and in Solon, will take to the polls today to have their say on a number of important issues, from choosing a Republican presidential candidate to voting on a local judicial races. Polling places open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. Solon Patch doesn't opine on issues, but we will say this: Voting is your most important right, and the best way to have your say on the future of your community, state and nation is to head to the polls today. Here's what you need to know: 1. What is a primary? No one is going to win an elected office on Tuesday. Instead, candidates are duking it out with members of their own party to decide who will represent the party in the November general election. 2. Who can vote in the primary? …
Unsure who to vote for in the March 6 primary? Judge4Yourself web site can help sort out the candidates.
Thirty people seeking election to 10 judgeships in Cuyahoga County? That can be a lot of candidates for voters to sift through. Luckily, an independent, non-partisan group has done much of the work for you. The results of their efforts? Judge4Yourself.com. There, readers can see ratings by four bar associations of every candidate in contested judicial races, as well as their photos and short biographies. Cuyahoga County voters will decide 10 Democratic and two Republican contested races in the March 6 primary election: The website is a project of the Judicial Candidates Rating Coalition, a collaboration of the Norman S. Minor Bar Association, The Ohio Women's Bar Association, the Cuyahoga Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and The …
Monday, March 5, 2012
Listen to some of Rick Santorum's speech in Cuyahoga Falls Monday night.
Hear some of Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum's remarks from his rally at Falls River Square pavilion in Cuyahoga Falls on Monday.