2016 election

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth discussion of the developments behind the headlines. 

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The local chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations has watched Donald Trump's campaign with some trepidation.

CAIR executive director Karen Dabdoub says there's concern based on Trump's comments about deportations during the campaign.

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News organizations across the country and around the world summed up Donald Trump's decisive victory over Hillary Clinton to become the nation's 45th president with one word: shocking. 

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Butler County Board of Elections Deputy Director Jocelyn Bucaro was direct and to the point when hosting an 11:30 a.m. conference call with reporters Tuesday about how the election was going halfway through the day .

"It's going smoothly," Bucaro said. She said long lines had cleared out from the morning and midday voters were able to get in and out quickly. The busiest polling places were in Lakota, Monroe, parts of Fairfield and Middletown.

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition we present an in-depth discussion of the developments behind the headlines. 

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Though most political pundits say Donald Trump's chances to win 270 electoral votes, and the White House, are unlikely, latest polling shows the race is now a virtual tie between Trump and Hillary Clinton. 

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National pollsters have been closely watching Ohio while weighing the odds in this year's presidential race, but on November 8 Ohio voters will also elect one member to represent them in the U.S. Senate.

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The race for who will become the next mayor of Covington seems to be focused on two very different perceptions of the city and whether or not it is moving in the right direction.

Political types on both sides agree – the race for Hamilton County commissioner between Republican Dennis Joseph Deters and Democrat Denise Driehaus is the most fiercely contested and most costly race this year for any county office.

And, if the polling that is said to be out there is correct, it may also be the closest contest, the one that keeps everyone up late on election night waiting for an outcome – quite possibly into the wee hours of the morning after.

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There are two seats up for election on the Board of Hamilton County Commissioners

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Hillary Clinton stopped in Cincinnati Monday night for a campaign rally eight days before the election.  

Two of the three seats on the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners are up for election this year; and at stake is the balance of power between the majority Republicans and the lone Democrat on the commission.

The race between Democratic state representative Denise Driehaus, who is term-limited out of the legislature, and Republican Dennis Joseph Deters, a former Colerain Township trustee who was appointed commissioner when Greg Hartmann resigned in December, is the one that has drawn most of the money and attention this fall.

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There are two seats up for election next month on the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners

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