2013 Cincinnati council election http://wvxu.org en Quinlivan asks that there be no recount in council race http://wvxu.org/post/quinlivan-asks-there-be-no-recount-council-race <p>Cincinnati council member Laure Quinlivan told the Hamilton County Board of Elections this morning not to conduct a recount of the 859-vote difference between her and Republican Amy Murray.</p><p>Quinlivan, a Democrat who finished 10<sup>th</sup> and out of the running for one of nine council seats, was entitled to a recount because the difference between her and Murray was less than one-half of one percent.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:30:44 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 20067 at http://wvxu.org Quinlivan asks that there be no recount in council race Cincinnati's mayor and council race top southwest Ohio's election day line-up http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatis-mayor-and-council-race-top-southwest-ohios-election-day-line <p>Despite some marquee races in the city of Cincinnati - the race for mayor and the selection of a new city council - election officials in Hamilton County are expecting a low turnout for today's general election.</p><p>Polls open in Ohio counties at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.</p><p>In southwest Ohio, most of the attention - and the campaign money - has gone to the race between Vice Maor Roxanne Qualls and former councilman John Cranley, who are running to replace Mayor Mark Mallory, who is term-limited out after eight years as Cincinnati's mayor.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 19220 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati's mayor and council race top southwest Ohio's election day line-up Cincinnati Election Just Days Away http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-election-just-days-away-0 <p></p><p>Next Tuesday Cincinnati voters decide who’s going to lead the city for the next four years, as they elect a new mayor and city council. Assistant Director for Philosophy, Politics, and the Public Honors Program at <a href="http://www.xavier.edu/ppp/" target="_blank">Xavier University</a>, Dr. Gene Beaupre, and <a href="http://news.cincinnati.com/">Cincinnati Enquirer</a> Assistant Editor, Government and Public Affairs, Carl Weiser, join Howard Wilkinson and Jay Hanselman to look at the races, and the issues on the ballot November 5.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 18876 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Election Just Days Away Howard Wilkinson's Monday Chat http://wvxu.org/post/howard-wilkinsons-monday-chat-0 <p>This week Howard Wilkinson talks about the low number of early voters for the upcoming November 5th election and What bypassing the legislature on Medicaid expansion will mean to Governor Kasich.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:40:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 18384 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson's Monday Chat Is Cincinnati headed for the lowest turnout ever? http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-headed-lowest-turnout-ever <p>Yes, Cincinnati has a costly and contentious mayor&rsquo;s race going on.</p><p>Yes, there is a mob of 21 candidates scrambling to win one of nine seats on city council. And, yes, there are plenty of controversial issues, from the streetcar to the parking lease to the city&rsquo;s woeful pension system, for the candidates to argue about.</p><p>And yet, the truth is, there are clear indications that Nov. 5 will see the lowest turnout election in Cincinnati in many a decade. Maybe ever.</p><p>And what is the particular tea leaf we can read that would lead us to this conclusion?</p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 18318 at http://wvxu.org Is Cincinnati headed for the lowest turnout ever?