COLUMBUS, OH (FOX19) - Voters headed to the polls Tuesday for Ohio's Primary and Special Elections.
Residents in 74 counties decided on several local races and 351 local issues, including 138 school issues and a number of local tax levies, bond issues and charter amendments.
Locally, here are some of the results:
- Oak Hills School District levy - Failed
- Forest Hills School District proposed bond issue - Failed
- Milford Exempted Village School District levy - Passed
- Delhi Township Fire & EMS tax levy - Passed
- Delhi Township Parts & Recreation Department tax levy - Failed
- Carlisle Schools levy - Passed
For complete election results, follow this link: http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/OH/Hamilton/46347/116797/Web01/en/summary.html
Oak Hills school officials sounded off on Wednesday on the defeat of the levy.
"To say we are disappointed would be an understatement," said Todd Yohey, superintendent.
"Our kids are exceeding state testing criteria, they are graduating at a high percentage, and student involvement is very high, yet we are not spending a lot of money to meet those expectations. Our expenditures are low and our results are high. I'm just not sure what else you can ask of your school district. It's a real shame that we must now begin dismantling this great program. However, our community has spoken and we will now roll up our sleeves and begin the difficult task of deciding what programs, personnel, and student activities will be affected. I do want to thank our community of supporters and everyone that worked on the campaign. Your efforts for our kids are to be applauded and we deeply appreciate it."