Elections

  Pureval, Mann to face off in mayor’s race; Issue 3 fails

Voters overwhelmingly supported reforms to city council while defeating an affordable housing charter amendment.

  Cincinnati mayoral primary: What you need to know

Rep. Tim Ryan announces campaign for U.S. Senate

Young doesn’t qualify to run for mayor, Board of Elections says

Nine candidates file to appear on ballot for Cincinnati mayor

2 political heavyweights say they won’t run for mayor of Cincinnati

Mitch McConnell votes ‘to respect the people’s decision’

Former Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory may run for mayor in 2021

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Rand Paul on Biden victory: ‘The fraud happened’

‘Ohio’s voice was heard’: State’s 18 Electoral College votes cast for President Trump

  Time ‘to consider’ Joe Biden as President-elect, Gov. DeWine says

Boone County Sheriff’s Office explains footage thought to show bags of discarded ballots

Trump won Ohio and Kentucky. What happens next with the Electoral College?

Impromptu celebration for Joe Biden held in Washington Park

  Hamilton Co. Board of Elections preps for final count

Ohio’s final results must be in by Dec. 14.

  Tight race for Bromley City Council could come down to a coin toss

“I think it’s crazy that that actually happens, but hey, it’s 2020, so anything could happen."

  Peaceful protest Downtown over presidential election

The demonstrators say they organized over fears President Trump will not concede despite an electoral defeat.

  Charmaine McGuffey wins race to become next Hamilton County Sheriff

The Democrat becomes the first openly gay sheriff in Hamilton County's history.

President Trump wins Ohio, KY, IN, AP reports

  Long-time Rep. Steve Chabot wins another term in office

  Ky. Sen. Mitch McConnell wins reelection bid for seventh term

  Clermont County voter gets shocking news when voting Tuesday

Driver able to cast ballot after crashing into Ohio polling location

Police warn of scam call advising Ohioans to ‘hold off’ on voting until Wednesday due to long lines

  Election 2020: When will we know who wins Ohio?

Ohioans could learn who carries the state in the 2020 presidential election by Tuesday night. It could also take weeks.

  Know before you vote: Election Day in the Tri-State

Here is everything you need to know before voting on Election Day.

EXPLAINER: Calling a race is tricky: How AP does it

In the 2020 U.S. general election, The Associated Press will declare winners in more than 7,000 races – starting with the White House and reaching down the ballot to every seat in every state legislature.

  Safety measures being taken in case of civil unrest on Election Night

Barricades have been put in place around the courthouse and Justice Center in Hamilton County.

  Early voting period comes to an end as Election Day nears

At least 79,000 people voted early in Hamilton County alone.

Joe Biden coming to Ohio in final hours of campaign

The former vice president has chosen to make Ohio one of his last stops in the 2020 presidential campaign.

Millions of Tri-State absentee ballots still not returned

Election Day is now just four days away.

Ohio native and golf legend Jack Nicklaus issues endorsement for President Trump

Jack Nicklaus said he has “learned to look past” President Donald Trump’s tweets while officially endorsing him over Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden.

  Early voting 'numbers boom’ at Hamilton County Board of Elections despite rainy weather, leaders say

A little bit of rainy weather did not stop voters from casting their ballots Monday.

  Tri-State postal worker investigated for alleged Facebook comment

An internal investigation found no mail was destroyed or tampered with.

Hamilton shutting portion of road to aid early voting

A portion of a Hamilton road will be blocked off during early voting hours starting Friday, Oct. 16.

  Ivanka Trump rallies supporters in ‘Get Out The Vote’ event in Cincinnati

Ivanka emphasized the work President Trump has done since taking the Oval Office.

Ivanka Trump making campaign stop in Ault Park Friday

Trump’s campaign stop will come 18 days before the Nov. 3 general election.

Early in-person voting triples in OH, absentee requests breaking records

With Election Day only 20 days away, Ohio residents are showing up to vote early in record numbers.

Ivanka Trump announces campaign stop in Cincinnati

Trump's stop in the Queen City will come 18 days before the Nov. 3 general election in which Ohio again figures to play a decisive role.

Election 2020: Why does the order of candidates change on Ohio ballots?

If you have talked with others who have voted already in Ohio, you might have discovered all ballots are not the same.

  Early voting begins in Kentucky: What you need to know before you go to the polls

Voting in 2020 is confusing. We've got all the deadlines, applications, locations, hours and rules

County in Ohio says nearly 50,000 voters received wrong ballots

With about 240,000 ballots mailed, that meant one in five voters received a wrong ballot.

  Early voting underway in Ohio, Indiana: What you need to know

Voting in 2020 is confusing. We've got all the deadlines, applications, locations, hours and rules

Ohio elections chief: No off-site ballot drop boxes

County boards of elections can have more than one ballot drop box, but they must be located at the board offices.

  Election 2020: How, when and where to vote in the Tri-State

Voting in 2020 is confusing. We've got all the deadlines, applications, locations, hours and rules you need to do it right.

Ohio voter registration closes October 5

The deadline is fast approaching to register to vote in the general election.

  President Trump, Biden set to take stage in Ohio for first debate

The debate will begin at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Gov. DeWine on President Trump: ‘I think he’s going to win this time in Ohio’

The governor of Ohio said he believes the 2020 election will end the same way voting did in 2016: With a Republican victory for President Donald Trump.

Ohio National Guard activated for the presidential debate in Cleveland

The debate will be held Sept. 29.

  National Voter Registration Day: What you need to know

The goal is to raise awareness on voter registration opportunities to reach voters who may not register otherwise.

No pre-paid postage for Ohio mail-in ballots

The secretary of state says he would have used his office’s internal budget to cover the cost of paid postage for absentee ballots.

Ohio Supreme Court kills Kanye’s presidential bid

A paperwork blunder appears to have cost Yeezy the chance to be on Ohio's presidential ballot in November.

  Madeira ’sign-gate’ prompts investigations into vandalism

More than 50 ’Black Lives Matter’ yard signs were vandalized Sunday morning.

  A ‘rolling rally’ for President Trump traveled 87 miles around Indiana and Ohio Sunday

Sunday afternoon crowds gathered at a “rolling” election rally for President Trump in southern Indiana and Ohio.

A ‘rolling rally’ for President Trump planned Sunday in Indiana, Ohio

An election rally for President Trump is expected to take place on Sunday.

Kanye West sues to appear on Ohio ballot

The suit against Secretary of State Frank LaRose was filed Wednesday with the Ohio Supreme Court.

Ohio secretary of state sued over limit on ballot dropboxes

Secretary of State Frank LaRose decided to allow only one dropbox per county for absentee ballots this November.

Kanye West fails to meet requirements for Ohio ballot, secretary of state says

Ohio Secretary of State, Frank LaRose says Kanye West and his vice president running mate will not be on the Ohio presidential ballot for the 2020 election.

Republican, Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich to speak at Democratic National Convention today

The Republican has said he will vote for Democrat Joe Biden in the November election.

Butler County needs additional poll workers for presidential election

The Butler County Board of Elections needs at least 500 additional poll workers for the presidential election.

  If you don’t wear a mask, you can’t be prevented from voting, Ohio secretary of state says

Poll workers are required to wear masks as part of a 48-point plan the secretary of state issued to the state’s 88 county boards of elections

Kanye West files petitions to appear on Ohio ballot

In order to qualify to run as an independent candidate in Ohio, West will need 5,000 valid signatures from registered voters in the state.

  Kentucky voters cast ballots in-person despite coronavirus risk

Several steps were put in place to ensure the safety of those voting.

  Kentucky Primary: What you need to know

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, only one or two polling locations will be open for in-person voting

Amid claims of voter suppression, Kentucky could be on track for record primary turnout

Either way, we won't know until a week after the polls close. Here's why

Monday is last chance to vote early in Kentucky before primary Tuesday

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, only one or two polling locations will be open for in-person voting

In-person early voting available before Kentucky primary

Registered voters can vote early, in-person, at their county clerk’s office by scheduling an appointment.

  Indiana delayed primary marked by changes in voting; get election results here

Indiana’s first election to feature widespread mail-in balloting took place Tuesday due to coronavirus concerns

City Councilman David Mann running for mayor in 2021

In a letter to donors, Mann says he is motivated to run in part by the pandemic.

Hamilton Co. approves tax hike for improved bus service

Hamilton County voters approved Issue 7, a countywide tax hike for improved Metro bus service.

Sec. of State LaRose calls for investigation after Butler Co. ballots delivered post-deadline

The ballots were postmarked on or before April 27 but delivered after the May 8 deadline.

  Hamilton County Elections: Issue 7 too close to call

Unofficial results have the issue passing, but thousands of votes must still be counted.

  Charmaine McGuffey beats former boss in Hamilton County sheriff race

She will face Cincinnati Police Lt. Bruce Hoffbauer in the fall election

Hamilton Co. turnout down ahead of vote-by-mail election

Voter turnout is down considerably from primaries in the past.

Report: Judge refuses to intervene in Ohio’s absentee-ballot election

The judge ruled Friday several voters-rights groups hadn't made a compelling argument that the election will disenfranchise voters.

Democrats delay nominating convention until week of Aug. 17

Joe Biden said he didn’t think it was possible to hold a normal convention in July because of the coronavirus.

  Ohio’s absentee-ballot election is unconstitutional, new lawsuit claims

The groups are asking a judge to prevent the state from “compounding the current public health crisis into a crisis for democracy in Ohio.”

KY Secretary of State recommends governor delay primary until June 23

The Secretary of State says he delivered a letter to Gov. Andy Beshear recommending that the state’s primary be delayed by 35 days due to coronavirus concerns.

Primary polling locations moved from nursing homes due to coronavirus concerns

The change will affect around 125 polling locations in the state.

Biden, Sanders cancel Cleveland rallies due to coronavirus concerns

Ohio's primary is on Tuesday, March 17

  WWII veteran carried to seat at Trump rally in Phoenix

Trump supporters held up Ervin Julian, a 100-year-old World War II veteran, and carried to him to his seat.

Tuesday is voter registration deadline for Ohio primary

The Ohio primary election is March 17