Northland voters will be faced with a long ballot when they head to the polls Nov. 4.

Northland voters will be faced with a long ballot when they head to the polls Nov. 4.

At the national level, in addition to the presidential race, voters in the 15th Congressional district will choose among Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy, Republican Steve Stivers, Independent Don Elijah Eckhart and Libertarian Mark Noble.

Voters in the 12th Congressional district will choose among incumbent Republican Pat Tiberi, Democrat David Robinson and Libertarian Steven R. Linnabary.

At the state level, voters will choose a replacement to fill the attorney general's post for the remainder of Marc Dann's term, which runs through January 2011. Candidates for the seat are Democrat Richard Cordray, Republican Mike Crites and Independent Robert M. Owens.

In the Ohio House 20th district race, incumbent Republican Rep. Jim McGregor will face off against Democrat Nancy Garland. In the 21st district, incumbent Republican Rep. Kevin Bacon is being challenged by Democrat Jay G. Perez and Libertarian Jeremiah Arn.

Candidates for the 22nd district House seat are Democrat John Patrick Carney and Republican Mike Keenan. In the 27th House district, voters will choose between Democrat W. Carlton Weddington and Republican Jim Hunter.

Also at the state levels, voters will see four proposed constitutional amendments and one referendum issue.

Issue 1 seeks to establish an amendment to Ohio's constitution

to create earlier filing deadlines for statewide ballot issues.

Approval of Issue 2 would authorize the state to issue $200-million in bonds to continue compliance with the Clean Ohio Program. Issue 3 seeks a constitutional amendment to protect private property rights for groundwater and other bodies of water.

Issue 6 is a constitutional amendment that would allow for the development of a $600-million casino on 94 acres of land in Clinton County, near Wilmington.

Issue 5 is a referendum that seeks to repeal a payday lending law passed earlier this year to cap the interest rate and maximum loan amount for payday lenders and create a minimum repayment period.

In Franklin County, two county commissioner seats will be decided Nov. 4. In one race, Democrat John O'Grady and Republican Jeffery J. Miller are competing for the seat vacated by Mary Jo Kilroy as she seeks election to the 15th district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. In the other, Republican Angel Rhodes is challenging incumbent Democrat Paula Brooks.

Republican Clarence Mingo and Democrat Maryellen O'Shaughnessy are competing to be Franklin County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas, a position being vacated by O'Grady as he runs for commissioner.

Columbus voters also will choose whether to support the city's $1.66-billion bond package, which will appear on the ballot as issues 14 through 19, broken down into departments including safety and health, streets and highways, water, refuse collection, sanitary sewers, and recreation and parks.

Liquor options appear on ballots in Northland include:

Sunday sales, from 1 p.m. to midnight, for ABC Liquor, 1571 E. Dublin-Granville Road

Weekday sales and Sunday sales, sought by NS Market Ventures, for properties at 5525-5527 New Albany Road West

Weekday sales and Sunday sales, sought by NS Market Ventures, for 5481 New Albany Road West

Sunday sales, for 1 p.m. to midnight, for Harry and David's Easton location, 4030 The Strand E, and

Sunday sales, from 10 a.m. to midnight, for the Getgo at 3537 S. Hamilton Road.

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