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Wednesday, February 4,2015
Election NEWS

Dems & Repubs file for primary

Two local bike shop owners file for at-large City Council seats

By Conor Morris
Wednesday, Feb. 4, the filing deadline for Democrats and Republicans for the May 4 primary, has come and gone. Of special note thus far in this election cycle: Eight Democrats and two Republicans each seeking one of three at-large City Council seats.
Friday, January 16,2015
Election NEWS

Canterbury gets the party nod for council seat

Former deputy county engineer will be sworn in Tuesday before City Council

By Conor Morris
Former Athens County deputy engineer Mike Canterbury was appointed to a vacant at-large Athens City Council seat at a meeting of members of the Democratic Central Committee Wednesday evening.
Wednesday, January 7,2015
Election NEWS

Fourth Dem says he’s running for at-large City Council seat

By Conor Morris
Another Democrat has said that he will run for an at-large Athens City Council seat in this year's May primary. Since December 2014, four Democrats and one Republican have announced they will seek an at-large seat (the city has three at-large seats).
Wednesday, December 17,2014
Election NEWS

All City Council members not seeking new offices will seek re-election

Hecht and Cochran also say they will seek re-election

By Conor Morris
Current council members Jennifer Cochran, Kent Butler, Jeffrey Risner, Chris Fahl and Michele Papai as well as City Auditor Kathy Hecht (all Democrats) told The Athens NEWS this week that they will be running for re-election in next year's May primaries for their current seats on Athens City Council.
Wednesday, December 10,2014
Election NEWS

Council member says she’ll run for City Council president

By Conor Morris
Athens City Council member Chris Knisely Tuesday confirmed her intention to run for the soon-to-be vacant council president position next year.
Sunday, December 7,2014
Election NEWS

City prosecutor says she'll run for law director position

Chief City Prosecutor Lisa Eliason announced Friday that she has taken out petitions and will seek the office of law director for the city of Athens for the term commencing Jan. 1, 2016. 
Wednesday, December 3,2014
Election NEWS

Grim to retire from Municipal Court judgship, Grace to run

Athens County Municipal Judge William A. Grim announced Tuesday his intended retirement at the end of his term, while local lawyer Todd Grace announced the same day his intention to seek Grim's seat.
Monday, December 1,2014
Election NEWS

Athens Mayor Wiehl says he won't run for re-election

City Council member Patterson, however, throws his hat into the ring

By Conor Morris
Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl announced Monday night (Dec. 1) that he will not run for re-election next year. A City Council member, Steve Patterson, however, said he intends to run for Wiehl's seat.
Sunday, November 30,2014
Election NEWS

Phillips' re-election confirmed in official count

By David DeWitt
After holding a narrow margin on election night, state Rep. Debbie Phillips, D-Albany, picked up significant provisional votes and has now officially won re-election to her fourth term representing Ohio's 94th state house district.
Wednesday, November 5,2014
Election NEWS

Southeast Ohio GOP congressmen win easily

By David DeWitt
U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson is promising to fight President Barack Obama's "take it or leave it attitude," while U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers is saying he will focus on "out of control spending" in Washington after both congressmen won strong victories Tuesday night.
 
 
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