Politics

Politics
2:56 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Spotty problems, heavy turnout, voters happy to make a difference

Credit wvxu

About 100 voters at the Evanston Recreation Center were inconvenienced this morning when a worker failed to unlock the doors. Hamilton County Board of Elections chairman Tim Burke, who went to the scene himself when he heard about the problem, said an employee had forgotten to open the doors.  It was 7:15 a.m. when somebody came with a key. The poll workers were locked out too, so it took them a little while to set up even after the doors were opened.

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Election 2012
2:32 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Find Your Local Voting Location

Below is a collection of links to help you find your correct local voting location.  Most sites include hours of operation and additional links for directions.

Ohio Voter Information Center:

Kentucky Voter Information Center:

Politics
9:15 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Howard Wilkinson Weekly Chat

This week WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about the final days of campaigning in Ohio for Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.

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voter turnout
7:54 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Turnout expected to be Brisk in Ohio and Kentucky

Many area election officials are predicting a bigger voter turnout for this presidential election than four years ago. Hamilton County Board of Elections Director Amy Searcy says she expects between 70 and 73 percent of registered voters will cast ballots.


Deputy Director of the Butler County Board of Elections, Jocyelyn Bucaro says it will likely be about the same as 2008 at close to 70 percent.

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Mock Election
12:04 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Seven Hills students design an election system from scratch

Jen Faber and her class talk about their mock election
WVXU

The results are in, in one of the largest high school mock elections in the country. More than 50,000 ballots were cast in the "Votes" project, including students from Cincinnati's Seven Hills School.


The teenagers in Jen Faber's American History class planned this election from scratch.


"The students designed this election in that they chose to do registration. They created an electoral college system."

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