CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Christina Hagan, new-money school levies and Stark Parks: most were winners with the unofficial results from the Primary Election, where 59,000 votes were tabulated last night with more to come.
With 66-percent of the vote across the 13th Congressional District, Hagan will face Tim Ryan and Libertarian Michael Fricke in November.
Aaron Godfrey looks to be the Democratic candidate who will oppose Anthony Gonzalez in the 16th District.
Joe Biden won in Ohio, picking up 89 Democratic delegates; he won Stark County.
The contentious Stark Parks renewal levy looks to pass with 62-percent of voters saying yes.
New-money school levies were successful in Canton, North Canton and Perry, all at around 55-percent “yes”.
54-percent of Louisville City School District voters are saying “no” to new money there.
An additional Paris Township road levy looks to be going down, otherwise all other issues passed.
Provisional and outstanding absentee ballots still need to be added in.
We won’t have the final numbers certified until May 19th.
PRIMARY ELECTION 2020 NEW-MONEY ISSUES
#20 Stark Parks 1 mill renewal 8 years
#8 Tuscarawas Twp Roads 1.5 mill replacement 5 years
#11 Jackson Twp Fire 7.5 mill replacement 5 years
#15 Perry Local Schools 3.9 mill bond issue and 1.5 mill additional
#16 North Canton City Schools 3.6 mill bond issue
#17 Sandy Creek Joint Fire District 3 mill additional 5 years
(district also includes parts of Carroll and Columbiana counties)
55% yes Stark County
#19 Canton City Schools 7.9 mill additional continuing
Village of Hills and Dales switches from Plain Local to Jackson Local Schools
Territory T North Canton switches from Plain Local to North Canton City Schools
#7 Paris Twp Roads District #1 2 mill additional 5 years
#18 Louisville City Schools 6.7 mill additional 5 years
All renewal issues are passing, including the Louisville Library Levy with 61% voting yes. The two liquor options in Lake Twp are failing.
PRIMARY ELECTION 2019 CANDIDATES
President: Democrat: (Stark County only)
75% of the vote. (72% statewide)
Bernie Sanders got 13% of the vote; he’s no longer in the “race”. (17% statewide)
13th District Congress Republican: (Tim Ryan’s seat)
66% of the vote across the district.
12% of the vote across the district.
16th District Congress Democrat: (Anthony Gonzalez’s seat)
67% of the vote.
Ronald Karpus III
Here are all the numbers from the Stark County Board of Elections.