Tuesday is a primary election day in Ohio, but voters in many townships, villages and cities in southwest Ohio won’t have anything to vote on.
The candidate races and ballot issues in southwest Ohio counties are few and far between – in fact, in Butler County, there is no election at all.
In Hamilton County, only 129 of the county’s 545 precincts will be up and running Tuesday, according to Amy Searcy, director of the Hamilton County Board of Elections. The 129 precincts are in 87 polling places.
House Speaker John Boehner says the sooner the government starts addressing its fiscal problems, the sooner the economy will begin to improve. Boehner spoke with employees of Vinylmax, a window manufacturer in Hamilton, during a tour of the company's plant Monday.
He says investors and business people around the country are looking for some certainty about what Washington is going to do.