LIMA — Marsha Eickholt has grandchildren enrolled in Elida schools, and she eats at the Apollo Career Center’s Garden Cafe a few times a week.
LIMA — All non-education tax issues in Allen County passed in Tuesday’s election, much to the relief of Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District and Perry Township officials.
WAPAKONETA — Voters in Buckland rejected Tuesday the village’s request to bring more money to the fire and EMS squads in Auglaize County.
ST. MARYS - Voters in the St. Marys school district overwhelmingly turned down a request for an income and property tax.
LIMA - A levy request to keep Allen County's parks running for the next 10 years sailed through the polls on Tuesday night.
LIMA - Voters in the Lima schools district approved a renewal levy in Tuesday's May election.
LIMA - Apollo Career Center's request for money to renovate, modernize and expand its buildings narrowly passed in its home county but failed in Putnam County in Tuesday's May election.
ELIDA - With all precincts counted, a request for new money for the Elida schools failed in Tuesday's election. A renewal levy, on the other hand, passed.
BLUFFTON - Bluffton schools won renewal for its 0.5 percent income tax in Tuesday's election.
PERRY TOWNSHIP - Voters approved a 1 mill additional tax levy in Perry Township to pay the township's operating expenses.
Find out what's on the ballot and read about the candidates and issues for the May 2013 election, courtesy of The Lima News and the League of Women Voters of the Lima Area.
UNIOPOLIS — By a slim margin, the village of Uniopolis will remain despite resembling a dying patient with little chance for a cure.
Heather Rutz and David Trinko run through all the winners on losers on election night 2012.
LIMA — After 14 months of making phone calls, knocking on doors and speaking to every group of residents he could, Republican Cory Noonan came out ahead in a three-way race for one of two open Allen County commissioner seats. Republican Jay Begg ran unopposed for the other seat.
LIMA — The region’s two U.S. House incumbents won re-election easily Tuesday in three-way races for each district.
LIMA — When Brook Hall overheard another voter say she supported the Lima schools levy attempt, the 2010 Lima Senior graduate stopped to thank her.
OTTAWA — Two incumbent commissioner candidates in Putnam County were re-elected to their positions, but the incumbent sheriff lost in his bid for another term.
KENTON — In Hardin County, a slew of Republican candidates were elected and re-elected for county offices.
WAPAKONETA — The old saying, “every vote counts,” proved true in Auglaize County on Tuesday. The village of Uniopolis is still in existence thanks to a single vote, according to unofficial results on Tuesday night.
VAN WERT — Voters in Van Wert County approved every renewal issue on their ballots Tuesday.
LIMA — Area Republicans state Rep. Matt Huffman, state Rep. Jim Buchy, state Rep. Lynn Wachtmann and Tony Burkley won their races for their respective Ohio House of Representatives seats Tuesday.
President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions.
WAPAKONETA - Uniopolis will remain a village, by one vote.
Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown has won re-election in Ohio, denying Republicans a pickup.
LIMA — President Barack Obama’s visit to Allen County late in the presidential campaign didn’t appear to sway voters, as he lost the county by a wider margin than four years ago.
OTTAWA - The incumbent commissioners in Putnam County appear headed to victories, with one-third of votes counted.
OTTAWA - Challenger Michael Chandler beat incumbent Putnam County Sheriff Jim Beutler in voting Tuesday.
LIMA - Incumbent Matt Huffman doubled up on Democratic challenger Robert Huenke in the race for the 4th District Ohio House seat.
Heather Rutz and David Trinko offer updates and insights on election night results.
LIMA - Apollo Career Center's request for money to expand enlarge, improve and rebuild its campus lost in Allen County.
KENTON - With 22.7 percent of the votes counted in Hardin County, Randall S. Rogers leads a same-name race for county commissioner.
LIMA - The Elida schools' request for a 0.75 percent additional income tax failed Tuesday.
LIMA — After months of campaigning,voters in Fort Shawnee on Tuesday spoke and said it’s time to turn the page on the village.
LIMA - Republicans Cory Noonan and Jay Begg won commissioner seats in Allen County in voting Tuesday.
LIMA - Voters approved a 5.99 mill additional tax levy for the Lima schools.
LIMA — The buzzer has rung. The journey has concluded and the final countdown is officially at zero. Monday wrapped up local campaigning in Lima and its surrounding areas and both parties squeezed in last-minute events in a final attempt to rally for votes.
LIMA — A fired up President Barack Obama implored a packed Lima Senior High School crowd Friday for help to finish a job he started four years ago.
LIMA — If President Barack Obama wins reelection Tuesday, it will most likely be because he won Ohio. And if he wins Ohio, it will most likely be because of a decision he made in the midst of the Great Recession, deciding the U.S. auto industry was too big to fail.
LIMA — Residents will have several choices for the Ohio House and Ohio Senate when they vote on Tuesday.
LIMA — Even the president of the United States runs the risk of his route being altered by a train in Lima.
LIMA — One glance at this year’s general election ballot, and it’s clear there are a lot of decisions to be made by voters. The other thing that’s clear when it comes to congressional races is voters will have plenty of candidates from whom to choose.
LIMA — Just moments before President Barack Obama took the stage at Lima Senior High School on Friday afternoon, the roaring of the crowd crescendoed.
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT CAMPAIGN EVENT
LIMA — Officers arrested a Los Angeles man protesting during President Barack Obama's visit to Lima on Friday afternoon, while most protesters were seemingly peaceful and innocuous.
President Barack Obama campaigned in Lima just four days before the election. He spoke at Lima Senior High School around 4 p.m. Nov. 2 about a range of issues including the economy and the auto industry bailout.
Selected remarks from President Barack Obama's campaign stop in Lima on Nov. 2 at Lima Senior High School.`