Candidates and Issues on the November 7, 2017 local ballot

 

Election day is November 7 from 6:30 AM until 7:30 PM

 Clermont County Board of Elections Web Site

 Hamilton County Board of Elections Web Site

Warren County Board of Elections Web Site

Ohio Secretary of State Election Web Site

For more specific information on where to vote, check with your county board of elections.

Links associated with a candidate’s name are to the Candidate Statement provided to Loveland Magazine.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Loveland Magazine invites all candidates for public office in the 45140 zip code or within the Loveland City School District boundary to send a Candidate Statement and .jpg headshot for publication. Send to lovelandmagazine@cinci.rr.com

Go HERE to read all of Loveland Magazine’s 2017 Election News

 
CITY OF LOVELAND COUNCIL
(Includes Clermont, Hamilton, and Warren Counties)

4 to be elected – 4 year term

*Incumbant

 

Andy Bateman – 347 E. Loveland Ave.

Kent G. Blair – 1849 Pheasant Hills Dr. (Withdrawn)

Tim Butler1102 Hickory Ridge Ln.

 

*Pamela Gross343 Huntington Dr.

        Barry Kuhn806 Kenmar Dr. (No photo available)

 

Neal Oury401 Lowell St.

 

*Ted Phelps137 Pheasantlake Dr.

 

*Rob Weisgerber240 E. Loveland Ave.

*Stephen G. Zamagias212 Thomas Paxton Ct. Zamagias was appointed to serve the unexpired term of Linda Cox after her resignation.

(The unexpired term term (till 12/02/2019) of Mark Fitzgerald has yet to be filled). Fitzgerald resigned on 8/14/17 rather than face a recall election this November.

The other members of the current council whose terms expire in 12/02/2019  are, Angie Settell and Kathy Bailey. 

LOVELAND CITY SCHOOL BOARD
(Includes Clermont, Hamilton, and Warren Counties)

3 to be elected – 4 year term

*Incumbant

*Michele N. Pettit40 Buckeye Ct.

 

Ned Portune – 10113 Colbourne Ct.

Eileen Washburn10923 Rednor Ct. (No photo available)

Dave Blumberg (Write-in) – 9207 Gourmet Ln.*

 

The other members of the current Board whose terms expire in 12/31/19 are, Kathryn Lorenz, Ph.D. and Art Jarvis. 

Tim Taggart was appointed to fill the unexpired term of Linda Pennington. The term ends after this November’s election. This Board position is one of the open seats you see above (3 to be elected – 4 year term).

*Current Board President Dave Blumberg told Loveland Magazine on August 19, “I will be running as a write in candidate but have not yet filed that form yet.” Blumberg submitted a nominating petition for Loveland City School board with 71 valid signatures. The required number of valid signatures is 75. He has since filed the required paperwork to be a write-in candidate.

ISSUES

Hamilton County

  • Tax Levy – Renewal – 2.99ml 5yr – Alcohol, Drug Addition, and Mental Health Services District
  • Tax Levy – Renewal – 4.07ml 5yr – Health and Hospitalization Services
  • Tax Levy – Renewal & Increase – 1.6ml 5yr – Senior Services

Clermont County (No Local Issues)

Warren County

State Issues

  • State Issue 1 Ballot language coming soon
  • State Issue 2 Ballot language coming soon

As of August 17, 2017, two statewide ballot measures were certified for the ballot in the state of Ohio for the election on November 7, 2017.

HIGHLIGHTS from Ballotpedia
  • Campaign finance: As of August 17, 2017, campaigns surrounding the two ballot issues had raised $25.5 million. Around 64 percent of the statewide total came from opponents of Issue 2, including PhRMA and a PhRMA-owned LLC.

 

Warren County Early Voting Hours for the November 7, 2017 Election

All Early Voting is located here at the BOE office 520 Justice Drive Lebanon. Click here for directions.
Voter Registration Deadline is October 10, 2017 at 9:00pm

  • October 11th 8:00am- 5:00pm (First day of Early Voting and Absentee ballot mailing begins)
  • October 16-20th 8:00am- 5:00pm
  • October 23-27th 8:00am- 5:00pm
  • October 30- November 3rd 8:00am- 7:00pm
  • November 4th 8:00am- 4:00pm (Last day to submit Absentee Request- 12:00pm)
  • November 5th 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • November 6th 8:00am- 2:00pm (Last Day of Early Voting & Absentee ballots must be postmarked by today to be considered on time)
  • November 7th 6:30am- 7:30 pm Polling locations are open. (Last day to drop off ballots to the Board of Elections office by 7:30pm)

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