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Monday, June 2,2014
Election NEWS

Lang holds on to slender win after judge race recount

By David DeWitt
Following a recount Monday, Athens Law Director Pat Lang has won the Democratic Party nomination for Athens County Common Pleas Court judge.
Sunday, June 1,2014
Election NEWS

Dem candidate for secretary of state calls to increase voter access

By David DeWitt
The Democratic candidate for Ohio secretary of state this November is not happy with changes made earlier this year to Ohio's election rules on early voting and the handling of absentee ballot applic
Friday, May 23,2014
Election NEWS

Recount will proceed with judge’s race tightening

Lang maintains four-vote lead

By David DeWitt
A four-vote margin has triggered an automatic recount in the race for Athens County Common Pleas Court judge. Athens Law Director Pat Lang holds the lead over local lawyer Todd Grace in the Democratic primary, and the recount is scheduled for June 2.
Wednesday, May 7,2014
Election NEWS

Right-to-work likely to be issue in local House race

By David DeWitt
State Rep. Debbie Phillips is concerned that Ohio may move toward becoming a so-called right-to-work state, and is further concerned that the two candidates who ran in the GOP primary to oppose her in November said during a recent forum that they would support it.
Tuesday, May 6,2014
Election NEWS

Unofficial results show Lang wins Dem nod for county Common Pleas judge in nail-biter

Voters pass Athens Schools income tax and Trimble Schools improvements levy

By David DeWitt
By 18 votes, Athens Law Director Pat Lang narrowly defeated local lawyer Todd Grace in the race for the Democratic Party nomination for Athens County Common Pleas judge, according to unofficial results Tuesday evening.
Wednesday, April 30,2014
Election NEWS

GOP candidates sound less different than they look

By David DeWitt
The candidates squaring off in the Republican primary May 6 for the chance to face state Rep. Debbie Phillips in November seem to display much greater difference in physical appearance than they do on any policy issues. 
Sunday, February 9,2014
Election NEWS

County general election to feature battle of the auditors

By David DeWitt
The battle of the public auditors is now on with city of Athens Auditor Kathy Hecht challenging Athens County Auditor Jill Thompson for her seat in November.
Wednesday, February 5,2014
Election NEWS

Dems to have primary in 6th District House race

By David DeWitt
Before getting the shot to try to unseat U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, from Ohio's 6th Congressional district seat, Democrats will first have a primary battle for the opportunity in May, and national Republicans are already crowing about it.
Sunday, August 4,2013
Election NEWS

State senator won’t run for U.S. Congress but area farmer will

By David DeWitt
While state Sen. Lou Gentile has announced he will not seek a seat in U.S. Congress to represent Ohio's 6th district, Scott Wharton, a Fairfield County farmer and Ohio University graduate, has announced his bid for Ohio's 15th.
Sunday, May 12,2013
Election NEWS

Council primary had one missing ingredient – students

By David DeWitt
A majority of Ohio University students left town by last Tuesday's primary election, and numbers from the Athens County Board of Elections reflect the low turnout that resulted.
 
 
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