Election results of the 2017 general election are here!
BUCYRUS — Wynford Local Schools will be getting a new high school and junior high building after the passage of a 4.95-mill levy with an additional 1 mill for permanent improvement attached to that.
Unofficially, the overall vote was 1,088 (56.4 percent) in favor of the levy, with 940 against.
Upper Sandusky City Council has two new members.
Six candidates were on the ballot, but only four positions on council were available.
CAREY — Jennifer Rathburn, one of three candidates looking to serve the remaining two years of an unexpired term, was elected on Tuesday to continue serving as mayor of the village of Carey.
Rathburn received 52.07 percent of the vote, Robert T. Maison received 34.71 percent of the vote and John Green received 13.22 percent of the vote.
CAREY — Anthony Fletcher, Chase Fletcher, Bob Styer Jr. and Dario Troiano all were elected into the four spots on the village of Carey Council on Tuesday.
Troiano received 24.23 percent of the vote, Anthony Fletcher received 21.04 percent of the vote, Chase Fletcher received 20.67 percent of the vote and Styer received 20.10 percent of the vote.
The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board had one of the two county-wide levies on the ballot Tuesday for Wyandot County residents.
The .6-mill levy passed with 3,207 voting for (61.92 percent) and 1,972 voting against according to the unofficial election results provided by the Wyandot County Board of Elections.
The Wyandot County Board of Developmental Disabilities/ Angeline was in need after state funding was cut over the last decade and it requested an additional levy on Tuesday’s ballot.
Wyandot County residents responded with overwhelming support, passing a 1.5-mill levy with 3,195 voting for (61.7 percent) and 1,983 voting against.
Four of Wyandot County’s 13 townships had contested races for two available trustee positions available in each.
Mifflin Township had the biggest competition, with five people on the ballot.
Every levy on the Wyandot County ballot passed during Tuesday’s election.
While the countywide Angeline School and Industries, Mental Health and Recovery Services Board and Wynford Local Schools levies drew the most attention, citizens across the county voted on a number of other issues.
Across the county, no school board elections were contested, and neither were most elections to village councils.
Each school board had three seats open and three or fewer candidates.
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Members of Robby Lee’s Upper Sandusky High School graduating class are hoping he can continue to help children forever through a scholarship fund.
Lee, a pillar of the Upper Sandusky community, passed away unexpectedly about two months ago on Oct. 13. Following the funeral at the Masters’ Building, members of Lee’s USHS Class of 1965 met to discuss possible memorials, with the consensus being some kind of scholarship.
The 2017 Home for the Holidays celebration kicks off tonight with a wreath auction and will continue through the weekend with activities for youth, adults and families.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown opened a news conference call on Wednesday by addressing the sexual harassment and assault problems that have come into the national spotlight recently and called for Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to resign.