election 2010 http://wyso.org en West Carrollton School Levy Fails http://wyso.org/post/west-carrollton-school-levy-fails <p><span class="article-content"><span>The West Carrollton school levy failed with 51% of votes against and 48% for. According to Scott Elliot of the Dayton Daily News, the school district has already said it would be back in February with a levy twice the size.<br /> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 23:37:31 +0000 Emily McCord 2918 at http://wyso.org Montgomery County Says Your Ballots Will Be Counted http://wyso.org/post/montgomery-county-says-your-ballots-will-be-counted <p><span class="article-content"><span>As absentee results come in, Montgomery County board of elections official Steve Harsman assures voters their ballot will be counted<br /><br />&quot;First and foremost, anyone who voted early or by absentee, if their ballot was eligable to be counted, it will be included in that total. There&#39;s a myth by a lot of voters in the public and the media that those ballots are only counted if the race is close, and in fact, it&#39;s the opposite. It&#39;s the first set of results and the ballots that we count first,&quot; says Harsman.<br /> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 00:04:33 +0000 Emily McCord 2923 at http://wyso.org 1st Congressional District Race in Cincinnati Closely Watched http://wyso.org/post/1st-congressional-district-race-cincinnati-closely-watched <p><span class="article-content"><span>One of the closely watched races for the US House is in the 1st Congressional district that covers Cincinnati.<br /><br />Democrat incumbant Steve Driehaus is challenged by Republican hopeful Steve Chabot. Chabot represented the 1st District for seven terms before Driehaus unseated him in 2008 during the Presidential election.<br /><br />WVXU s Ann Thompson says it&#39;s been a very tough race for Driehaus. He lost party support after some bad polling numbers came out in September showing Driehaus twelve percentage points behind Chabot.<br /> Tue, 02 Nov 2010 23:56:58 +0000 Emily McCord 2926 at http://wyso.org Report from Democractic Headquarters http://wyso.org/post/report-democractic-headquarters <p><span class="article-content"><span>Ohio Public Radio&#39;s Jo Ingles is at Democratic headquarters tonight. She said the mood is cautiously optimistic.<br /><br />&quot;We have people straggling in right now, not a great crowd yet. Usually people don&#39;t get here until around 9:30 or 10 o&#39; clock. Most folks who are here say they are cautiously optimistic. They think it&#39;s going to be a good night for the democrats regardless of what we keep hearing from the pundits nationwide.<br /> Tue, 02 Nov 2010 23:45:56 +0000 Emily McCord 2925 at http://wyso.org Candidates Rally Final Days Before Election http://wyso.org/post/candidates-rally-final-days-election <p><span class="article-content"><span>Emily McCord speaks with Statehouse Bureau Chief Karen Kasler in this week&#39;s PoliticsOhio to discuss the last days of campaigning, and how Kasich and Strickland&#39;s tones have changed. </span></span></p> Fri, 29 Oct 2010 21:33:17 +0000 Emily McCord 5298 at http://wyso.org