Politics

Election 2011
8:00 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Dayton Education Association President pleased with Outcome on Issue 2

Ohioans voted yesterday to repeal Senate Bill 5, the new collective bargaining law.

David Romick is the President of the Dayton Education Association. He
is pleased with the outcome, but he said for members of his coalition
of firefighters, teachers, nurses, police, there's no doubt this issue
will come up again.

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Election 2011
7:40 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Yellow Springs Results Summary

Yellow Springs voters returned incumbents Rick Walkey and Lori Askland to Village Council along with longtime village resident, Gerald Simms.

In uncontested races, Mayor David Foubert will now serve another term.  Incumbent Sean Creighton and newcomer Sylvia Ellison ran unopposed for seats on the school board.

In a race for Miami Township Trusteee, voters selected incumbent Chris Mucher over John Eastman. 

Election 2011
7:15 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Issue 3 wins in Ohio

While Ohioans overwhelmingly rejected Issue two, the limits on collective bargaining, they overwhelmingly endorsed issue three. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

Dale Butland with Innovation Ohio… says now that voters have passed issue three, they will soon begin to see they’ve been sold something for which they didn’t bargain.

"When the taxpayers learn that they're on the hook for millions of dollars in unnecessary lawsuits and legal expenses, the Republican officials who endorsed this amendment for purely political reasons will be unmasked," says Butand.

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Election 2011
7:09 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Miami County Levy Results.

Levy results for Miami County. 

 

Bethel Twp. Fire and EMS (2 Mill Replacement)

YES 67% (1,243)

NO 33% (618)

 

Bradford Streets and Roads (7 Mill Renewal)

YES 55% (155)

NO 45% (127)

 

Casstown Operating Expenses (3 Mills Renewal)

YES 59% (55)

NO 39% (39)

 

Fletcher Ambulance Services (1 Mill Renewal)

YES 66% (99)

NO 34% (51)

 

Mad River Schools Levy (5.9 Mill Additional) 

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Election 2011
7:01 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Teachers React to Issue 2 Defeat

Celebration at an Vote No on Issue 2 Rally
Courtesy of Ohio Public Radio

In an election watched nationwide, Ohio’s voters quashed Issue 2 last night. That’s the measure that would have limited collective bargaining for some 350-thousand police, firefighters, teachers and other public employees. As StateImpact: Ohio’s Ida Lieszkovszky reports, unions members celebrated last night, but many are concerned about Governor John Kasich’s next move.

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