|News - News Blog|
|Wednesday, 05 May 2010 07:59|
Here's a look at some of the biggest issue and races in yesterday's primary elections:
Statewide races Lee Fisher defeated Jennifer Brunner for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination. Dave Yost knocked off Seth Morgan in the Republican State Auditor primary. Jon Husted defeated Sandra O'Brien in the Republican race for Ohio Secretary of State.
Statewide issues: Issue 1, a bond issue to continue funding the Third Frontier program, passed 62 percent to 38 percent. Issue 2, an issue to move the Columbus Casino from the Arena District to the west side, passed 68%-32%.
School Levies Levies in Elyria, Firelands, Lakewood, North Ridgeville, North Royalton, Parma (renewal levy), Rocky River, and Westlake passed. The news wasn't so happy in Avon, Columbia, Lorain, Midview, North Olmsted, and Parma (additional levy), as their levies all failed.
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