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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.
Wednesday, November 5,2014
Election NEWS

Voters give wide support to library system

By Conor Morris
Athens County residents made county history on Tuesday with their votes for the Athens County Public Library system's first tax levy since the system's creation in 1935. Unofficial elections results for the Nov. 4 election show 64.75 percent of the vote - 9,031 out of 12,948 votes - in favor of the levy.
Wednesday, November 5,2014
Election NEWS

City, village and county tax issues get solid voter support

By Conor Morris
The majority of Athens County residents made it clear with their votes during the general election on Tuesday that they are not afraid to support local issues and institutions, or spend a little extra on taxes each year.
Wednesday, November 5,2014
Election NEWS

Thompson prevails in high-spending auditor's race

By David DeWitt
In one of the most expensive races in county history, projected to end up costing between $40,000 and $60,000, Athens County Auditor Jill Thompson has won re-election.
 
 
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