Complete coverage of issues and races on the Nov. 4, 2014, ballot.

Income tax issue wins big

Upper Arlington voters passed the city’s first income tax increase in 31 years Tuesday, Nov. 4, by a wide margin.

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Parks tax extension rolls to win

Westerville voters overwhelmingly approved Issue 24 Tuesday, Nov. 4, extending the city’s PROS tax for parks for another 20 years.

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Voters reject district’s Issue 3

New Albany-Plain Local officials said they had heard residents’ concerns about new taxes prior to the Nov. 4 election and their trepidation showed at the polls.

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Smith, Black elected to county offices

Western Licking County voters helped decide a pair of Licking County candidate races and several state races Nov. 4.

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Leaders want to talk school funding

New Albany-Plain Local leaders say they want to involve residents in school-funding discussions, and they have asked the New Albany Community Foundation to facilitate.

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Voters approve 19 changes packaged in Issues 6, 7 and 8

In what charter amendment proponents called a vote of confidence in the leadership of city government, Columbus residents resoundingly approved 19 changes, bundled into three separate issues, to the City Charter.

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Trustee attributes fire-levy failure to ‘taxpayer fatigue’

Voters in New Albany and Plain Township rejected Issue 41, a 2-mill continuous levy that would have generated an estimated $1.2 million annually for the Plain Township Fire Department.

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Mingo defeats Schadek, retains post

Incumbent Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo will spend another four years in office after being re-elected Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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Fire, library levies and two countywide issues approved

Western Licking County voters on Nov. 4 approved the West Licking Joint Fire District’s request for a five-year, 1-mill renewal levy and a five-year, 2-mill renewal levy.

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Gahanna-Jefferson school district levy passes

It was a close call for the Gahanna-Jefferson schools on election night with the outcome of a 2.16-mill permanent improvements levy teetering as more votes were tallied.

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Issue 4 approved by 2-1 vote margin

Voters gave their blessing to a 10-year, 1.9-mill renewal levy sought by Franklin County Children Services.

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Trend continues: School levy easily prevails

It’s been an eventful year in the Grandview Heights City School District, with the hiring of a new superintendent and treasurer and two successful contract negotiations.

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Community-center funding fizzles

Orange Township voters have rejected a bond issue to construct a township community center.

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Developers get big ‘no’ from voters

While Powell voters approved a charter amendment that effectively bans downtown apartment and condo developments, the fight over multifamily housing in the city appears far from over.

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Councilwoman French elected to Common Pleas bench

Westerville City Councilwoman Jenifer French will have a new position in February after Franklin County voters elected her as a judge on the county’s Court of Common Pleas bench Tuesday.

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Comfortable win for Delaware school levy

Voters sent the Delaware City School District’s 3-mill, five-year permanent-improvement levy to easy victory Tuesday night, Nov. 4.

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8 State wins, Walmart loses in liquor votes

It was a mixed Election Day for businesses seeking liquor option votes in Westerville Tuesday.

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Johnstown voters soundly reject collective bargaining for police

Voters in Johnstown on Nov. 4 decisively voted down a proposed charter amendment that would have mandated that village employees be allowed to collectively bargain.

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Brown Township fire levy approved on third try

The third time proved a charm as Brown Township voters overwhelmingly approved a 5.12-mill fire levy at the polls Nov. 4.

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Lewis easily wins board of commissioners seat

Genoa Township Trustee Barb Lewis breezed to victory in the race to become the next Delaware County commissioner, ensuring Republicans will maintain control of all three seats on the board.

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Southwest Licking emergency-operating levy rejected

The Southwest Licking school district’s five-year, 7.9-mill substitute emergency-operating levy request was rejected by voters Nov. 4.

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Voters approve fire levy by wide margin

Jefferson Township residents said yes to a 3-mill continuing fire and EMS levy in the Tuesday, Nov. 4, general election.

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Jackson Township voters approve fire levy

Voters in Jackson Township, Grove City and Urbancrest voted today in favor of Issue 38, a 3.75-mill fire levy – and the township’s first fire levy since 1991.

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Residents decide to keep village of Hartford intact

Voters emphatically decided to keep the village of Hartford intact Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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Results from area races for seats

Results from area races for seats in the Ohio House of Representatives as of 11 p.m. Election Night, Tuesday, Nov. 4, with the majority of precincts reporting include:

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Fiesta Grande gets ‘yes’ from voters

A Sunday sales option for Fiesta Grande Mexican Restaurant appears to have passed handily Tuesday, Nov. 4, according to unofficial results from the Union County Board of Elections.

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