Local News
12:42 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Jeeps and ground game won Ohio for Obama

Here are some things to think about while you are rejoicing over or bemoaning the fact that Ohio put Barack Obama over the top and gave him another four years at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Think ground game.

Think a Democratic electorate – particularly African-Americans – riled up over their deeply held belief that top Ohio Republicans were doing everything they could to suppress the vote.

And think Jeep.

Jeep, as in the vehicle Chrysler makes in Toledo, Ohio.

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Election 2012
11:07 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Senator Sherrod Brown Remarks

COLUMBUS, OHIO – After declaring victory tonight, Senator Brown lost his voice, and his wife, Connie Schultz, delivered most of this speech. The remarks as prepared are below:

Today in Ohio, in the middle of America, the middle class won.


Only a year ago we gathered to celebrate the defeat of Issue 2, an undisguised assault on the middle class.

Just like this fall, we fought back against secretive out-of-state forces that wanted to impose THEIR will upon OUR great state.

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Election 2012
8:05 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Hamilton County Results (Updated)

Some updated results from the Hamilton County Board of Elections:
Precincts Reporting 515 of 545

County Sheriff:
Jim Neil   189,356 52.64%
Sean D. Donovan   170,355 47.36%

County Prosecutor:
Joseph T. Deters   216,390 59.04%
Janaya Trotter   150,133 40.96%

Clerk of Courts:
Tracy Winkler   192,026 53.76%
Pam Thomas   165,167 46.24%

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Inside Pitch
7:17 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Hamilton County could have 20,000 provisionals

The chairman of the Hamilton County Board of Elections said Hamilton County could have had as many as 20,000 provisional ballots cast today, with the majority of them coming from Democratic areas.

"There's no final count, but it could be between 15,000 and 20,000,'' said Tim Burke, who is also chairman of the Hamilton County Democratic Party.

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