FINAL UPDATE OF VOTING RESULTS HERE. Hite, Riegle win; all Hancock levies OK’d, except Van Buren.

Unofficial results from the  Hancock County Board of Elections and Ohio Secretary of State’s Office: — Hancock County commissioner, Republican primary:  FINAL. Phillip Riegle:  4,876.   NOMINATED. Steve Oman:  2,972. —  Ohio Senate, 1st District, Republican...

Boehner defeats tea party challengers

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner has defeated two tea party challengers as he seeks his 13th term in Congress. In Ohio’s 8th Congressional District, Boehner easily beat high school teacher J.D. Winteregg and businessman Eric Gurr in Tuesday’s GOP primary.

FitzGerald easily wins Dem primary for gov.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Democrat Ed FitzGerald easily won the Democratic primary for governor on Tuesday, setting up a high-stakes showdown this fall with incumbent Republican John Kasich. FitzGerald’s defeat of Larry Ellis Ealy had been expected. Ealy was a...

Ohio voters OK public works tax renewal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters have approved the renewal of a public works program that funds upgrades to roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs. The statewide issue on Tuesday’s primary ballot allows the state to borrow $1.875 billion over 10 years through...

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Boehner defeats tea party challengers

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner has defeated two tea party challengers as he seeks his 13th term in Congress. In Ohio’s 8th Congressional District, Boehner easily beat high school teacher J.D. Winteregg and businessman Eric Gurr in Tuesday’s GOP primary.

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FitzGerald easily wins Dem primary for gov.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Democrat Ed FitzGerald easily won the Democratic primary for governor on Tuesday, setting up a high-stakes showdown this fall with incumbent Republican John Kasich. FitzGerald’s defeat of Larry Ellis Ealy had been expected. Ealy was a...

Ohio voters OK public works tax renewal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters have approved the renewal of a public works program that funds upgrades to roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs. The statewide issue on Tuesday’s primary ballot allows the state to borrow $1.875 billion over 10 years through...