Columbus, OH – Electronic machines were the clear preference in Franklin County, according to Board of Elections spokesperson Ben Piscitelli. Of the nearly 300,000 people who voted in Franklin County, only 810 requested paper ballots. Piscitelli tells Alison Holm that over all, things went well in the county.
Mixed month of sales for some retailers - State regulators fine Verizon for slow action - Diebold to meet with potential buyer - Husted says Ohioans can relate to McCain - Youth vote increased in Ohio's primary -
Clinton wins Ohio, Texas, and Rhode Island primaries - McCain clinches republican nomination - Clinton puts lid on Obama campaign for now - Ballot handling issues in Cuyahoga county - Winter storm wreaks havoc through Ohio - Local primary elections - Kucinich receives democratic bid for re-election
Record turnout for a primary in Ohio - Clinton says Ohio reflects trend, Obama says he still maintains delegate lead - Cuyahoga County elections director defends yesterday's operations at Cleveland precincts - Two state senators square off for long-held congressional seat - More flood warnings for central and southwest Ohio - The high cost of traffic crashes
Columbus, OH – Yesterday's primary election set up a fall matchup for the Franklin County commission seat currently held by Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy, who's running for congress in the 12th district against Republican State Senator Steve Stivers. Kilroy ran unopposed in Tuesday's primary while Stivers easily won his race. The November race for county commissioner will be between Republican Jeff Miller and Democrat John O'Grady. Miller won roughly 70 percent of the vote yesterday, while O'Grady beat Cindy Lazarus by about ten percentage points. Mike Foley Reports.
Columbus, OH – A 3.5-mill operating levy for the Franklin County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities passes with the support of voters. Alison Holm reports on that and school levy issues around Central Ohio.
***An update on this story related to the Reynoldsburg school levy. Officials now say the vote is too close to call, and a recount is likely.
Columbus, OH – Hillary Clinton won a smashing victory last night over Barack Obama in Ohio's Democratic presidential primary, halting a string of 11 straight losses in other primary states. Two reports now from our statehouse news bureau in Columbus ---first we'll hear from Bill Cohen and then from Jo Ingles:
Columbus, OH – The vote in the Republican primary for president was no contest. But now the fight is over how votes were handled in Cuyahoga County. That's just one of the problems reported in the Ohio primary. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
Knox County investigators searching for clues in Mount Vernon man's death - Columbus teachers approve new contract - Meijer recall includes Ohio - Record voter turnout for a primary expected in Franklin County -
Columbus, OH – Whoever wins Ohio's democratic presidential primary Tuesday may be the candidate who has the best "get out the vote" drive and grassroots support. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen has been watching that factor in both the Barack Obama campaign and the Hillary Clinton campaign....and he files this report.
Columbus, OH – Recent national polls show democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is more popular with young voters than his opponent, democrat Hillary Clinton. But what do young Ohioans think? Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on what young buckeye voters think about the democratic presidential candidates.
Columbus, OH – Veteran observers of Ohio's political landscape already know northeast Ohio is a Democratic stronghold, and southwest Ohio is firmly Republican. In 2004, an energized conservative block of voters in southwest Ohio made the difference for President Bush. The director of the Ohio Poll says that base does not appear to be energized to vote in the primary. Eric Rademacher talks with Jim Letizia about Ohio's primary landscape.
Diebold shares soar amid possible sale - Ohio and two other states put pressure on large lender - Teachers worry about cost of obtaining a license - Another busy day for absentee voting in Franklin County - Democratic camps spin poll results - Weather could be trouble for voters tomorrow
Talladega Nights and Blades of Glory were a mild surprise to me: amusing but not hilarious. Will Ferrell carries those pix with a bit of graceful irony. He plays the star, with his usual good-hearted silly self-delusions, mostly that he's a super star when actually he's a shlub.