Thursday, November 8, 2012
We delve into election results to see how Fairlawn and Bath residents voted on the presidential, senate and other races down the ballot.
Barack Obama won the national vote and he won in Ohio. He also won in Fairlawn, according to unofficial vote totals from the Summit County Board of Elections. However, Bath Township voters turned out for Mitt Romney. While Summit County is a Democratic stronghold, Republicans needed to perform well in the suburbs to shave off votes from the president's total. However, Romney's votes in Fairlawn and Bath were not enough to help him. Here's a breakdown of how each of the precincts voted for president.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The call was made around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Find out who won several county seats here.
See who won congressional and senate seats here.
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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
President Obama defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden were re-elected Tuesday night, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney and his vice-presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan. NBC News called the presidential election for Obama around 11:15 EST. The president sent a message on Twitter at 10:14 saying simply, "This happened because of you. Thank you." The Obama campaign won the most expensive presidential race ever, with both parties raising about $2.6 billion. The race was filled with negative campaigning on both sides, from President Obama attacking Romney’s business experience with Bain Capital to Romney lambasting Obama’s handling of the economy. The race tightened during the final months of the campaign, with gaffes and surges …
President Barack Obama won Ohio, and the presidency, according to NBC News and the Associated Press.
President Barack Obama has won Ohio and reclaimed the presidency of the United States. Obama narrowly won the popular vote over Republican challenger Mitt Romney, and claimed enough Electoral College votes to win a second term in the White House. And in the heated and expensive race for one of Ohio's U.S. Senate seats, Sen. Sherrod Brown has defeated GOP challenger Josh Mandel to reclaim his U.S. Senate seat, according to projections from NBC News and the Associated Press. "Today in Ohio, in the middle of America, the middle class won," Brown said in a prepared statement. RESULTS UPDATED AT 1 A.M. NOV. 7, 96% Precincts Reporting Obama-Biden Sherrod Brown Betty Sutton STATE BALLOT ISSUES Ohio may be the most important state in today's …
Voters in Ohio on Tuesday cast their ballot for Barack Obama, giving the president the state's 18 Electoral votes.
President Barack Obama won Ohio’s 18 electoral votes on Tuesday, defeating Republican Mitt Romney. In the 2008 presidential election, the state voted for Barack Obama, and since the 1990s, has voted for the overall winner of the presidential race every time. Romney and Obama campaigned aggressively in Ohio. The state has typically been a battleground state in recent presidential elections. The economy was a key issue for many voters in the state, as was healthcare.
Here's a gallery of photos taken by Patch local editors from across Ohio during polling hours today.
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Click here for updates on federal races in Northeast Ohio. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter too! Use the hashtag #PatchElections. LIVE ELECTION 2012 RESULTS: (Information is unofficial and supplied by the Summit County Board of Elections.) (Issue 73 is a 2.25-mill renewal levy for the protection and placement of abused and neglected children.) * indicates incumbent. To read more about each candidate or race, click here for the Patch Voter Guide and here for the Akron Area League of Women Voters Voter Guide