Election 2013 http://wyso.org en What The Springboro School Board Election Can Teach Us About Politics And Religion http://wyso.org/post/what-springboro-school-board-election-can-teach-us-about-politics-and-religion <p>Nothing gets much more local than a school board election, but what’s happened in Springboro has gotten national attention. The district has been criticized in recent years over its discussion of hot button topics, like teaching creationism in the classroom and constitutional classes with religious overtones.</p><p>With the election of more moderate members, Ron Malone, Charles Anderson and Dave Stuckey, to the school board, voters in Springboro have signaled a shift away from the conservative agenda that has been at play there over the past several years.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 19:52:32 +0000 Emily McCord 41708 at http://wyso.org Yellow Springs Village Council, School Board Results http://wyso.org/post/yellow-springs-village-council-school-board-results <p>Yellow Springs voters reelected incumbent Karen Wintrow to Village Council. She's joined by Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen, each receiving 20% of their vote, with 100% precincts reporting.</p><p>Three new school board members were elected Tuesday. Aida Merhemic led the race with nearly 24% of the vote, followed by Evan Scott and Steve Conn, who each received about 22% support.</p><p></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:20:24 +0000 Emily McCord 41690 at http://wyso.org Electric Aggregation Passes in Dayton, Xenia; Dayton Passage Very Close http://wyso.org/post/electric-aggregation-passes-dayton-xenia-dayton-passage-very-close <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Voters passed electric aggregation in Xenia Tuesday by a margin of around 9 percent, and Dayton's ballot issue squeezed through with just a .51 percent margin in favor.</p><p></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:09:35 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41686 at http://wyso.org Beavercreek City Schools Levy Too Close To Call http://wyso.org/post/beavercreek-city-schools-levy-too-close-call <p>A controversial school levy in Beavercreek didn't pass Tuesday, but the tally was so close it has triggered a recount. The levy failed in the first count by just 29 votes.</p><p>This is the fifth time Beavercreek Schools has asked voters for an additional levy, and this time the margin was tighter than ever. Still, it was certainly not a win for the school system.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 14:35:05 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41685 at http://wyso.org Clark County Developmental Disabilities Levy Defeated http://wyso.org/post/clark-county-developmental-disabilities-levy-defeated <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The Clark County Board of Developmental Disabilities 8-year additional levy was defeated&nbsp;</span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_159397094" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">Tuesday</span></span Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:16:57 +0000 Wayne Baker 41683 at http://wyso.org