Voters head to the polls on Tuesday


A look at what’s on the Nov. 8 ballot

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MEIGS COUNTY — With just a few days to go until the Nov. 8 general election, here is a final look at everything Meigs county voters will see when they head to the polls.

Candidates

President — Democrat: Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine; Non-party: Richard Duncan and Ricky Johnson; Non-party: Gary Johnson and William Weld; Green: Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka; Republican: Donald J. Trump and Michael R. Pence.

U.S. Senator — Non-party: Tom Connors; Green: Joseph R. DeMare; Republican: Rob Portman; Non-party: Scott Rupert; Democrat: Ted Strickland.

Representative for Congress, 6th District — Republican: Bill Johnson; Democrat: Michael L. Lorentz.

State Senator, 30th District — Democrat: Lou Gentile; Republican: Frank Hoagland.

State Representative, 94th District — Republican: Jay Edwards; Democrat: Sarah H. Grace.

County Commissioner, Jan. 2 term — Republican: Randy Smith.

County Commissioner, Jan. 3 term — Michael Bartrum.

Prosecuting Attorney — Republican: James K. Stanley.

Clerk of Courts of Common Pleas — Republican: Sammi Sisson Mugrage.

Sheriff — Keith O. Wood.

County Recorder — Republican: Kay Hill.

County Treasurer — Republican: Peggy Yost.

County Engineer — Republican: Eugene Triplett.

Coroner — No candidate.

Member of the State Board of Education — Vickie D. Briercheck, Craig Brown, Nancy P. Hollister, Debbie Phillips, Kathleen Purdy.

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court — Maureen O’Connor.

Justice of the Supreme Court, Jan. 1 term — Pat Fischer, John P. O’Donnell.

Justice of the Supreme Court, Jan. 2 term — Pat DeWine, Cynthia Rice.

Judge of the Court of Appeals, 4th District — Valarie K. Gerlach, Matthew W. McFarland.

Levies

Meigs County Health Department — General expenses, 1-mill replacement.

Carleton School and Meigs Industries — Maintenance, capital construction and operation, 2-mill renewal.

Electric Aggregation — Passage would allow the county to purchase electric at a rate for residents through the county (with exceptions). Refer to a previous Sentinel article for additional details.

Chester Twp. — Road improvement, 1-mill replacement.

Alexander Local School District — A 1.5 percent earned income tax levy.

Lebanon Twp. — Road maintenance, 1.5-mill additional.

Letart Twp. — Cemetery maintenance and operation, 1-mill renewal.

Olive Twp. — Cemetery maintenance and operation, 1-mill renewal.

Orange Twp. — Fire protection, 1.5-mill replacement.

Rutland Twp. — Road maintenance, 2.16-mill renewal.

Rutland Twp. — Cemetery maintenance and operation, 0.3-mill renewal.

Salem Twp. — Fire protection, 1-mill renewal.

Salem Twp. — Road maintenance, 2.92-mill renewal.

Salisbury Twp. — Fire protection, 1-mill additional.

Middleport Village — Police protection, 2-mill renewal.

Middleport Village — Current expenses, 3-mill renewal.

Middleport Village — Fire protection, 2-mill renewal.

Pomeroy Village — Cemetery maintenance and operation, 1-mill renewal.

Pomeroy Village — Fire protection, 2-mill renewal.

Pomeroy Village — Current expenses, 1-mill renewal.

Racine Village — Current expenses, 1.7-mill replacement.

Syracuse Village — Fire protection, 1-mill replacement.

Syracuse Village — Fire protection, 0.5-mill, replacement.

Absentee voting and/or early voting began on Oct. 12 and will continue daily at the Meigs County Board of Elections through Nov. 7.

The remaining hours for early and absentee voting are as follows: Nov. 4, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Nov. 5, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Nov. 7, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; with the last day to vote being Monday, Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Any registered voter in the county may request and vote an absentee ballot (or provisional ballot) in person during these business hours. Registered voters may also call the Meigs County Board of Elections at 740-992-2697 to request an absentee application to have an absentee ballot by mail.

The Board of Elections Office is now located at 113 E. Memorial Dr., Pomeroy.

Editor’s Note: Candidates and issues are listed as they appear on the candidate/issues list avilable through the Meigs County Board of Elections.

A look at what’s on the Nov. 8 ballot

Staff Report

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