Ohio Special Election http://wyso.org en Few Voters Make Big Decisions in Off-year and Special Elections. http://wyso.org/post/few-voters-make-big-decisions-year-and-special-elections <p>The results from Tuesday’s special election in Ohio are still unofficial as provisional and absentee ballots continue to be counted, and though it varies from precinct to precinct, and county to county, voter turnout overall was expectedly low.</p><p>Voters in 23 Ohio counties decided on 28 issues. 19 of those were school tax levies. But no matter if an issue passed or failed, it was still decided on by a&nbsp;reletively&nbsp;few number of people who had the ability to participate in the decision making process.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 03:51:06 +0000 Jerry Kenney 37454 at http://wyso.org School taxes on ballot in Ohio special election http://wyso.org/post/school-taxes-ballot-ohio-special-election <p><span lang="EN">COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio voters are being asked to approve </span><span lang="EN">school taxes that, in several cases, they&#39;ve already rejected at </span><span lang="EN">least once.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">The Ohio Secretary of State&#39;s office says school issues make up </span><span lang="EN">the majority of the 37 questions on the ballot Tuesday in 26 of the </span><span lang="EN">state&#39;s 88 counties.</span></p> Tue, 02 Aug 2011 12:16:32 +0000 Associated Press 2512 at http://wyso.org