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Strongsville Election Results 2012: UPDATED

Incumbents re-elected; school bond issue is ahead

 

THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED AT 10 A.M. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7

It appears the Strongsville schools bond issue has passed by a 28-vote margin.

With 36 of 36 precincts counted on Election Day, Issue 116 appeared to have lost. However, new votes were added to the tally overnight, putting the issue ahead 11,222 to 11,194.

Results aren't final until there is a recount and provisional ballots are counted.

In the race for 7th District House of Representatives, incumbent Mike Dovilla beat Democratic challenger Matt Patten by a 340-vote margin, according to unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.

Incumbent Republican Tom Patton handily won re-election to his 24th District State Senate seat.

The vote totals will change when provisional ballots come in. 

Here are the results as of 1:10 a.m.:

Issue 116:

Bond issue for the Strongsville School District.

With 36 of 36 precincts counted

For

11,222          

Against  11,194

Issue 94:

A renewal of a 1.5-mill levy for firefighter salaries.

With 36 of 36 precincts reporting

For    13,098           Against    9,229

Issue 95:

A 0.4-mill replacement issue for sewer projects.

With 36 of 36 precincts counted

For       13,219           Against  8,687

Issue 96:

A charter amendment changing the filing deadline for Strongsville candidates.

With 36 of 36 precincts counted

For  15,349          Against  4,474          

Issue 97:

A rezoning that would allow Kemper House to expand its Alzheimer's care facility on Prospect Road.

With 36 of 36 precincts reporting

For       15,796       Against  4,478

Issue 108:

A .67-mill replacement levy for the Cuyahoga County Port Authority.

With 1,072 of 1,077 precincts counted

For      214,522      Against  281,190

Issue 117:

Proposed county charter amendment requiring Cuyahoga County Council to prepare two-year budgets.

With 1,072 of 1,077 precincts counted

For     282,855      Against  145,001

Issue 118:

Proposed county charter amendment that would stagger the terms of the county executive and the director of internal auditing.

For  290,966            Against  135,334

State Representative District 7:

With 95 of 95 precincts counted

Mike Dovilla  26,570           Matt Patten 26,230

Ohio Senate District 24:

With 295 of 295 precincts counted

Jennifer Brady  68,856          Thomas Patton 99,754

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor:

With 1,072 of 1,077 precincts counted

Timothy McGinty  361,834         Ed Wade 93,599
Luke November 08, 2012 at 12:45 AM
@sarah Are you a realtor or did you just learn how to "cut and paste" we got the message the first time
sarah November 08, 2012 at 01:38 AM
Dear Luke, Normally I would not dignify that statement with a response. People like you are the reason I do not normally comment on message boards. Hope youre little smart@$$ comment satisifed you. Classic! Good one!
cassandra November 08, 2012 at 02:54 AM
We teach are kids not to be bullies (well the good parents do) yet that's what most people on here are doing, is tearing everyone down and bullying. Luke you did exactly what she did, posted twice, Why? To be mean? What's the point. I'm not trying to be mean, I just don't understand why people are so nasty to each other for no apparent reason.
rob November 08, 2012 at 08:36 PM
If the only people who voted against the levy were the ones who $200 will break, then the levy would have passed with flying colors. Think about it, there are very few people/families in Strongsville that are struggling to the point that $200 a year is going to keep them from eating or getting necessary medication. Those who voted against it need to quit whining about $200 breaking them. When the school system goes to crap, the value of your home will drop by much more than the $6,000 you would pay over the next “30 years”!
joey blowy November 18, 2012 at 06:16 PM
rob you must not understand that some of us know the schools just recieved over 38 million less than 6 months ago.To give people, that spend money without reguard to where it comes from, more is simply stupidity. To build buildings when the trend in teaching is to teach online is more stupidity. To take and close buildings and continue to maintain them and not sell them to pay for the needs of the system seems stupid. When will someone start using common sense practices that we in business use to run our schools, cities, states and country?

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