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YOUR VOTE 2014 -- May 6th Election Results

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  • Ohio voting rights issue falls short on signatures

    Ohio voting rights issue falls short on signatures

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-07-01 17:35:43 GMT
    Backers of a constitutional amendment guaranteeing certain voting rights in Ohio have failed to collect enough signatures to put it on this fall's ballot. Supporters of the proposed "Ohio Voters Bill of Rights" say their goal now is to place it before voters in 2015. They are vowing to keep the issue on Ohioans' minds.
    Backers of a constitutional amendment guaranteeing certain voting rights in Ohio have failed to collect enough signatures to put it on this fall's ballot. Supporters of the proposed "Ohio Voters Bill of Rights" say their goal now is to place it before voters in 2015. They are vowing to keep the issue on Ohioans' minds.
  • Boehner says he's 'all in' to remain as speaker

    Boehner says he's 'all in' to remain as speaker

    House Speaker John Boehner says he's "all in" to remain as House speaker in the new Congress that will meet next year.
    House Speaker John Boehner says he's "all in" to remain as House speaker in the new Congress that will meet next year.
  • Hillary Clinton coming to Ohio this week

    Hillary Clinton coming to Ohio this week

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 5:25 AM EDT2014-06-24 09:25:35 GMT
    BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) - Former first lady and secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton will sign her book "Hard Choices" in southwest Ohio this week.
    BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) - Former first lady and secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton will sign her book "Hard Choices" in southwest Ohio this week.
  • Clinton stresses voter turnout to Ohio Democrats

    Clinton stresses voter turnout to Ohio Democrats

    Friday, June 13 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-06-14 02:41:58 GMT
    Former President Bill Clinton is accusing Republicans of trying to restrict voting as he stresses the importance of turnout in off-year elections to Democrats in Ohio. Clinton made the comments Friday night at the Ohio Democratic Party's annual dinner in Columbus.
    Former President Bill Clinton is accusing Republicans of trying to restrict voting as he stresses the importance of turnout in off-year elections to Democrats in Ohio. Clinton made the comments Friday night at the Ohio Democratic Party's annual dinner in Columbus.
  • Bill Clinton in the Buckeye State Friday

    Bill Clinton in the Buckeye State Friday

    Friday, June 13 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-06-13 18:45:19 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton plans to speak to fellow Democrats in Ohio as he helps raise money in one of the nation's top presidential battleground states.
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton plans to speak to fellow Democrats in Ohio as he helps raise money in one of the nation's top presidential battleground states.
  • Free Donuts on Donut Day

    Free Donuts on Donut Day

    Friday, June 6 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-06-06 10:13:05 GMT
    Today is National Donut Day. What does that mean? Free donuts. Dunkin' Donuts has teamed up with the Salvation Army to offer free donuts with the purchase of a beverage. The Chicago Salvation Army established the day in 1938. It was a way to honor women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I and World War II.
    Today is National Donut Day. What does that mean? Free donuts. Dunkin' Donuts has teamed up with the Salvation Army to offer free donuts with the purchase of a beverage. The Chicago Salvation Army established the day in 1938. It was a way to honor women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I and World War II.
  • 3 members of Lucas County Board of Elections booted

    3 members of Lucas County Board of Elections booted

    Thursday, June 5 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-06-05 21:19:47 GMT
    Three members of the Lucas County Board of Elections will lose their jobs. Secretary of State Jon Husted says effective immediately, members Ron Rothenbuhler, Jon Stainbrook and Tony DeGidio have been removed from their positions on the board. John Irish has been suspended until new board members are sworn in. Director Gina Kaczala will remain as interim director until that time, as well.Husted has also appointed Elections Services Manager LaVera Scott the interim deputy director.
    Three members of the Lucas County Board of Elections will lose their jobs. Secretary of State Jon Husted says effective immediately, members Ron Rothenbuhler, Jon Stainbrook and Tony DeGidio have been removed from their positions on the board. John Irish has been suspended until new board members are sworn in. Director Gina Kaczala will remain as interim director until that time, as well.Husted has also appointed Elections Services Manager LaVera Scott the interim deputy director.
  • Toledo's last abortion clinic fights to stay open

    Toledo's last abortion clinic fights to stay open

    The last abortion clinic left in Toledo has taken another legal step in its struggle to survive.
    The last abortion clinic left in Toledo has taken another legal step in its struggle to survive.
  • 2 former judges to oversee Lucas Co. BOE

    2 former judges to oversee Lucas Co. BOE

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-05-20 22:19:11 GMT
    Ohio’s Secretary of State is bringing in outside help to certify the most recent election and help with operations going forward. This comes as three board members and top staff members wait to hear if they'll be terminated. Secretary of State Jon Husted sent a letter to the Board of Elections Tuesday, saying that some independent judges will be coming in to make sure May's election is properly certified and to help the board continue to carry out its job. Two former judges, Judge Charl...
    Ohio’s Secretary of State is bringing in outside help to certify the most recent election and help with operations going forward. This comes as three board members and top staff members wait to hear if they'll be terminated. Secretary of State Jon Husted sent a letter to the Board of Elections Tuesday, saying that some independent judges will be coming in to make sure May's election is properly certified and to help the board continue to carry out its job. Two former judges, Judge Charl...
  • Snyder Touts Faith in Michigan Workforce

    Snyder Touts Faith in Michigan Workforce

    Monday, May 19 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-05-20 00:55:15 GMT
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder says Newell Rubbermaid Inc.'s decision to invest and create jobs in western Michigan's Kalamazoo is a "testament" to the state's talented workforce. Snyder toured the company's new design center Monday at the Business Technology and Research Park at Western Michigan University. The global marketer of brands that include Sharpie, Rubbermaid and Graco is investing $2.3 million in the facility. Up to 100 jobs also will be created. Snyder says the state's ...
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder says Newell Rubbermaid Inc.'s decision to invest and create jobs in western Michigan's Kalamazoo is a "testament" to the state's talented workforce. Snyder toured the company's new design center Monday at the Business Technology and Research Park at Western Michigan University. The global marketer of brands that include Sharpie, Rubbermaid and Graco is investing $2.3 million in the facility. Up to 100 jobs also will be created. Snyder says the state's ...
  • Secretary of State responds to BOE after tense election night

    Secretary of State responds to BOE after tense election night

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-05-08 02:31:49 GMT
    After an all-nighter at the Lucas County Board of Elections, the results of Your Vote 2014 are in. Tensions ran high at the BOE during the overnight hours, as board members tried to figure out what happened to five memory cards that were "missing" from a voting machine. In the end, the chair of the BOE says the cards in question were in storage and never used in the first place. Counting the votes went hand-in-hand with counting the hours. The race for Toledo's District Two council seat,...
    After an all-nighter at the Lucas County Board of Elections, the results of Your Vote 2014 are in. Tensions ran high at the BOE during the overnight hours, as board members tried to figure out what happened to five memory cards that were "missing" from a voting machine. In the end, the chair of the BOE says the cards in question were in storage and never used in the first place. Counting the votes went hand-in-hand with counting the hours. The race for Toledo's District Two council seat,...
  • Michigan voters back local tax measures at polls

    Michigan voters back local tax measures at polls

    Public transit and street taxes and a library funding measure are among the issues being decided by Michigan voters.
    Voters in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township have given their sound support to a public transit tax that is expected to raise nearly $4.4 million in annual funding.
  • Boehner to face college professor in US House bid

    Boehner to face college professor in US House bid

    House Speaker John Boehner has defeated two tea party challengers as he seeks his 13th term in Congress.
    House Speaker John Boehner will face a college professor this fall in his bid for a 13th term in Congress.
  • OH-Uncontested

    OH-Uncontested

    By The Associated Press
    By The Associated Press
  • Ohio, Michigan voters head to the polls

    Ohio, Michigan voters head to the polls

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-05-06 18:47:03 GMT
    It's Election Day and voters are out at the polls. Governor John Kasich is running for re-election, and, while he's running in the Republican Primary unopposed, Democrat Ed Fitzgerald and Democrat Larry Ealy are fighting for the Democratic nomination. Several other statewide offices are also up for vote, including attorney general, state auditor, secretary of state, and treasurer of state, although most Democrat and Republican candidates are essentially running unopposed. Click here for a...
    It's Election Day and voters are out at the polls. Governor John Kasich is running for re-election, and, while he's running in the Republican Primary unopposed, Democrat Ed Fitzgerald and Democrat Larry Ealy are fighting for the Democratic nomination. Several other statewide offices are also up for vote, including attorney general, state auditor, secretary of state, and treasurer of state, although most Democrat and Republican candidates are essentially running unopposed. Click here for a...
  • Final day for early voting in Lucas County

    Final day for early voting in Lucas County

    Today is your final chance to cast an early ballot before the May election. In Lucas County the early voting center is open Saturday, May 3, from 8 am-noon. You can cast a ballot at:BTC Properties Building1946 13th St. Toledo, OH Election day is Tuesday, May 6th. Get connected to all of the candidates and issues on the ballot at www.13abc.com/yourvote
    Today is your final chance to cast an early ballot before the May election. In Lucas County the early voting center is open Saturday, May 3, from 8 am-noon. You can cast a ballot at:BTC Properties Building1946 13th St. Toledo, OH Election day is Tuesday, May 6th. Get connected to all of the candidates and issues on the ballot at www.13abc.com/yourvote
  • Lucas Co. BOE tests voting machines ahead of election Tuesday

    Lucas Co. BOE tests voting machines ahead of election Tuesday

    Friday, May 2 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-05-03 00:14:47 GMT
    The May primary election is just days away, and the Lucas County Boards of Elections is making sure they're ready. In Lucas County, board workers tested the voting machines Thursday to make sure everything goes smoothly for the election on Tuesday, May 6. Polls in Ohio will open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. In Michigan, the hours are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    The May primary election is just days away, and the Lucas County Boards of Elections is making sure they're ready. In Lucas County, board workers tested the voting machines Thursday to make sure everything goes smoothly for the election on Tuesday, May 6. Polls in Ohio will open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. In Michigan, the hours are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Lucas Co. BOE faces tough questions from the state

    Lucas Co. BOE faces tough questions from the state

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:42:17 GMT
    For more than 7 hours Wednesday, the Lucas County Board of Elections was on the hot seat.  Staff and board members answering questions from a state committee trying to make sure the organization works better
    For more than 7 hours Wednesday, the Lucas County Board of Elections was on the hot seat.  Staff and board members were answering questions from a state committee trying to make sure the organization works better and most importantly holds fair and accurate elections.
  • Voter registration ending for May 6 election

    Voter registration ending for May 6 election

    Monday is the last day to register to vote in local Michigan elections on May 6.
    Monday is the last day to register to vote in local Michigan elections on May 6.
  • Local leaders back ballot proposal on business tax

    Local leaders back ballot proposal on business tax

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-03 15:02:25 GMT
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Local leaders are supporting a ballot proposal making sure town and city budgets aren't harmed when Michigan manufacturers and small businesses get a tax cut.    Dearborn Mayor Jack
    Local leaders are supporting a ballot proposal making sure town and city budgets aren't harmed when Michigan manufacturers and small businesses get a tax cut.
  • Springfield Board of Education withdraws levy from May ballot

    Springfield Board of Education withdraws levy from May ballot

    Thursday, March 20 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-03-20 12:43:03 GMT
    The Springfield School District Board of Education has decided to withdraw its levy request from the May Ballot. In a news release the district explained an intense review of the Springfield Local School
    The Springfield School District Board of Education has decided to withdraw its levy request from the May Ballot.
  • Now or never? Ohio pins hopes on GOP convention

    Now or never? Ohio pins hopes on GOP convention

    Sunday, March 16 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-03-16 21:01:00 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Ohio is looking to reassert its political clout by pressing forward with three bids to host the Republican National Convention, competing against fast-growing states that have newer
    hio is looking to reassert its political clout by pressing forward with three bids to host the Republican National Convention, competing against fast-growing states that have newer infrastructure and the more diverse electorate that the party is trying to attract.
  • OH board clears voter rights proposal as one issue

    OH board clears voter rights proposal as one issue

    Thursday, March 13 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-03-13 14:54:55 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Supporters of a voting rights proposal in Ohio can now gather the needed signatures in their campaign to get it on the fall ballot.    The Ohio Ballot Board ruled Thursday that the
    Supporters of a voting rights proposal in Ohio can now gather the needed signatures in their campaign to get it on the fall ballot.
  • Candidates vie for Collins' seat on council

    Candidates vie for Collins' seat on council

    Sunday, March 9 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-03-09 20:59:11 GMT
    Another candidate has tossed his hat into the ring for Toledo Mayor Mike Collins' former seat on City Council.Toledo School Board member Bob Vasquez announced Sunday that we will run for the District 2
    Another candidate has tossed his hat into the ring for Toledo Mayor Mike Collins' former seat on City Council.
  • Ohio governor signs new provisional ballot rules

    Ohio governor signs new provisional ballot rules

    Friday, February 28 2014 5:29 PM EST2014-02-28 22:29:58 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's governor has signed into law a measure setting when provisional ballots are counted in the political swing state and what it takes to cast one.    Provisional ballots include
    Ohio's governor has signed into law a measure setting when provisional ballots are counted in the political swing state and what it takes to cast one.
  • Ohio city makes its RNC bid official

    Ohio city makes its RNC bid official

    The head of the Hamilton County Republican Party says the Cincinnati region has officially made its bid for the next Republican National Convention.
    The head of the Hamilton County Republican Party says the Cincinnati region has officially made its bid for the next Republican National Convention.
  • Ohio elections chief sets 2014 voting hours, days

    Ohio elections chief sets 2014 voting hours, days

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 11:38 AM EST2014-02-25 16:38:16 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio voters will get two Saturdays and no Sundays to vote early in the statewide election this fall under a schedule set by the state's elections chief.    Secretary of State Jon
    Ohio voters will get two Saturdays and no Sundays to vote early in the statewide election this fall under a schedule set by the state's elections chief.
  • Candidate for Lt. Governor stops in Toledo

    Candidate for Lt. Governor stops in Toledo

    Sunday, February 23 2014 11:15 PM EST2014-02-24 04:15:07 GMT
    Ed Fitzgerald's running mate hosted a roundtable in Toledo on Sunday afternoon. Fitzgerald and Sharon Neuhardt are running against Republican governor John Kasich. It was a busy weekend for the two. The
    Ed Fitzgerald's running mate hosted a roundtable in Toledo on Sunday afternoon.
  • Conservative candidates meet with supporters

    Conservative candidates meet with supporters

    Sunday, February 23 2014 11:13 PM EST2014-02-24 04:13:09 GMT
    Several conservative political candidates met with supporters on Sunday at a fundraiser at Manhattan's Restaurant in Toledo.Organizer John Mcavoy said, "We're seeing a very positive reaction from both
    Several conservative political candidates met with supporters on Sunday at a fundraiser at Manhattan's Restaurant in Toledo.
  • Democrats plan state swing in Ohio governor's race

    Democrats plan state swing in Ohio governor's race

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald and his running mate plan a series of separate stops around Ohio to present what they're calling "the real state of the state."
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald and his running mate plan a series of separate stops around Ohio to present what they're calling "the real state of the state."
  • Ohio voters pick Clinton over Kasich for president

    Ohio voters pick Clinton over Kasich for president

    Thursday, February 20 2014 11:29 AM EST2014-02-20 16:29:14 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich is among prospective Republican challengers lagging Democrat Hillary Clinton in an independent poll of prospective 2016 presidential matchups.    A Quinnipiac
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich is among prospective Republican challengers lagging Democrat Hillary Clinton in an independent poll of prospective 2016 presidential matchups.
  • Ohio lawmaker off ballot after clerical error

    Ohio lawmaker off ballot after clerical error

    A longtime Republican in the Ohio House has withdrawn from seeking re-election because he failed to sign his paperwork enough times.
    A longtime Republican in the Ohio House has withdrawn from seeking re-election because he failed to sign his paperwork enough times.
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  • House votes to boost child tax credit for some

    House votes to boost child tax credit for some

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:23:26 GMT
    The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the popular child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes.
    More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House. But in a dispute that divides Republicans and Democrats, millions of the poorest low-income...
  • Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:57:26 GMT
    A man who authorities say fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex near Philadelphia and was then shot by his psychiatrist remains listed in critical condition.
    A psychiatric patient ranted about a hospital gun ban before opening fire at the suburban medical complex, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back,...
  • Obama urging Central American leaders for help

    Obama urging Central American leaders for help

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:35:52 GMT
    President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress...
    President Barack Obama met with Central American leaders Friday to urge them to help slow the stream of unaccompanied children from their countries to the U.S., as House Republicans tried to agree on their own proposed...
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  • Lawmakers talk immigration, yet again

    Lawmakers talk immigration, yet again

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:01:05 GMT
    Nearly 60,000 South American children are still stuck at our nation’s southern border, and now, they’re stuck in the middle of a political battle. Members of Congress are trying to come up with a plan to deal with the influx of unaccompanied children who have traveled thousands of miles - turning themselves in to U.S. authorities to escape from desperate situations in countries like El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But still –there’s no compromise in sight. “For those that are not leg...
    Nearly 60,000 South American children are still stuck at our nation’s southern border, and now, they’re stuck in the middle of a political battle. Members of Congress are trying to come up with a plan to deal with the influx of unaccompanied children who have traveled thousands of miles - turning themselves in to U.S. authorities to escape from desperate situations in countries like El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But still –there’s no compromise in sight. “For those that are not leg...
  • Skies still safe following MH17 disaster, lawmakers say

    Skies still safe following MH17 disaster, lawmakers say

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:00:25 GMT
    On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration canceled flights to Tel Aviv, Israel after a rocket landed too close to the airport. This latest news comes off the heels of downed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. Now lawmakers are saying passenger safety is the number one priority in the skies. “There are enough things to be fearful of in this world without starting to think if 'I get on this plane is it going to be shot down.' It isn’t so, so unusual,” Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said. Brown sa...
    On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration canceled flights to Tel Aviv, Israel after a rocket landed too close to the airport. This latest news comes off the heels of downed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. Now lawmakers are saying passenger safety is the number one priority in the skies. “There are enough things to be fearful of in this world without starting to think if 'I get on this plane is it going to be shot down.' It isn’t so, so unusual,” Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said. Brown sa...
  • Toledo mail processing center still on chopping block

    Toledo mail processing center still on chopping block

    The Toledo mail processing center is still on the chopping block, leaving the fate of hundreds of workers in limbo.