2013 election http://wvxu.org en Poll worker voted twice in November, board of elections says http://wvxu.org/post/poll-worker-voted-twice-november-board-elections-says <p>A poll worker at an Avondale polling place who is alleged to have voted twice last in November’s election has been referred to the Hamilton County prosecutor for possible prosecution.</p><p>The county board of elections – two Democrats and two Republicans - voted unanimously Tuesday to send the case of veteran poll worker Ellen Duncan of Avondale to the prosecutor.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:10:20 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 23023 at http://wvxu.org A few thoughts on an election where seven out of 10 didn't vote http://wvxu.org/post/few-thoughts-election-where-seven-out-10-didnt-vote <p>Some final thought on the 2013 election, before we move on to the 2014 election (which, of course, is already well underway).</p><p></p><p><strong>Apathy wins by landslide: &nbsp;</strong>On Dec. 1, John Cranley will be sworn in as Cincinnati’s 69<sup>th</sup> mayor, along with nine city council members – three of whom are newly-elected.</p> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 19454 at http://wvxu.org A few thoughts on an election where seven out of 10 didn't vote Live election coverage http://wvxu.org/post/live-election-coverage <p>Our Twitter feed is providing live, up-to-date election information. &nbsp;You can also visit <strong><a href="http://twitter.com/917wvxu">twitter.com/917wvxu</a></strong>.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 19:48:30 +0000 91.7 WVXU 19150 at http://wvxu.org Live election coverage Cincinnati mayoral candidates rolling in dough http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-mayoral-candidates-rolling-dough <p>It’s official now.</p><p>The 2013 Cincinnati mayoral race between Democrats Roxanne Qualls and John Cranley will be the most expensive since the city began direct election of the mayor in 2001.</p><p>That’s not much history to go on, but a record is a record.</p><p>Campaign finance reports filed this week showed that Cranley, a former city council member, had raised $909,775 through the Oct. 16 cut-off date, while Qualls had raised $640,000.</p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 18837 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati mayoral candidates rolling in dough Mayoral candidates battling for black voters http://wvxu.org/post/mayoral-candidates-battling-black-voters <p>Candidates for public office collect endorsements from groups and influential individuals the way that sports memorabilia enthusiasts collect autographed rookie baseball cards of Hall of Famers.</p><p>They hoard them.</p><p>And then they use them, for whatever they are worth, to get elected.</p><p>Cincinnati’s mayoral candidates, Roxanne Qualls and John Cranley have put together quite a collection.</p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 18566 at http://wvxu.org Mayoral candidates battling for black voters