Jackie Borchardt and Jessie Balmert Cincinnati Enquirer Published 2:23 AM EST Nov 7, 2018 COLUMBUS – Forget about a blue wave. In midterm elections, Ohio is a red state. Republican Mike DeWine defeated Democrat Rich Cordray, 50.7 percent to 46.4 percent, in final, unofficial election results. Republicans swept the four down-ticket races. The GOP is expected to retain a veto-proof majority in the state Legislature. "Tonight belongs to the Republicans," said state auditor Dave Yost, who was elected state attorney general. And it did. Democrats did win the U.S. Senate, re-electing Sherrod Brown after a weak challenge from U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, and two Ohio Supreme Court seats. But they couldn't capitalize on whatever anti-President Donald Trump sentiments exist in the state. Democratic enthusiasm and turnout couldn't overcome votes for the best-known politician in the state. Is Ohio a red state? Republicans have controlled the Ohio … [Read more...] about Is Ohio a red state? Breaking down Tuesday’s midterm election results
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US & Canada Anthony Zurcher North America reporter @awzurcher on Twitter 8 August 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45119533 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsUS mid-term elections 2018 Four states … [Read more...] about What election results mean for Trump
Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things to Do in Portland today. Voters wait in line to cast a ballot in Columbus, Ohio Scott Olson / Getty Images Good morning, Portland! We're looking at a high of 99 degrees today. Go sit in a splash pad. State Races: Yesterday was the last round of elections (in some states) before the November midterms. Here are some highlights: - An Ohio race for Congress was deemed too close to call, forcing the candidates into a November runoff and frightening Republicans who expected an easy win in the historically red district. Kansas' gubernatorial race was equally deadlocked by the end of the night. One of the candidates is Kris Kobach, the guy Trump plucked to investigate voter fraud after the 2016 election.was ousted by Wesley Bell, a Black Ferguson city council member running on a platform of criminal justice reform. Missouri also rejected an anti-union ballot measure. Joey Gibson lost his Washington run … [Read more...] about Good Morning, News: National Election Results, Faith Leaders Arrested at ICE, and Columbia River Crossing 2.0?
1. Suburbanites are more fired up than rural voters: The most significant harbinger from the Ohio race may not be the narrow margin, but the turnout gap between the most and least heavily populated parts of a district that absorbs the close-in suburbs of Columbus and rural stretches of central Ohio. In both Franklin County, which includes Columbus, and Delaware County, the fast-growing suburb just north of Ohio’s capital, 42 percent of voters turned out. But in the five more lightly populated counties that round out the district, turnout ranged from 27 to 32 percent. This is an ominous sign for Republicans: The highest-income and best-educated elements of the electorate — those deeply uneasy with President Donald Trump — are showing the most interest in voting. Defending a few dozen districts that are either more heavily urban or feature a similar demographic mix as Ohio’s 12th District, Republicans will need to find a way to win back suburbanites or better … [Read more...] about 5 take-aways from Tuesday’s election results
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by Republicans had a brush with trouble in Ohio, where a result had still not been declared in a special election to fill a House vacancy. Elsewhere, an activist sweep on the left failed to materialize. ByAlexander Burns and Jonathan Martin Aug. 8, 2018 Suburbanites are more fired up than rural voters The most significant harbinger from the Ohio race may not be the narrow margin, but the turnout gap between the most and least heavily populated parts of a district that absorbs the close-in suburbs of Columbus and rural stretches of central Ohio. In both Franklin County, which includes Columbus, and Delaware County, the fast-growing suburb just north of Ohio’s capital, 42 percent of voters turned out. But in the five more lightly populated counties that round out the district, turnout ranged from … [Read more...] about 5 Takeaways From Tuesday’s Election Results