Voters sharply divided along gender, race lines By Tom Curry Although NBC News has projected that President Barack Obama will defeat former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, voters were sharply divided along lines of sex, ethnicity, age, income and religion, exit polls showed. Exit poll data showed a distinct gender gap: Among male voters, 52 percent […]

Sherrod Brown tops GOP rival Josh Mandel, keeps U.S. Senate seat CLEVELAND: Incumbent Sherrod Brown won re-election in Ohio’s hotly contested U.S. Senate campaign, and early results showed a lead for another Democrat in a big race, President Barack Obama. Brown defeated GOP challenger Josh Mandel, the state treasurer, despite an onslaught of attacks from […]

Presidential Race: Obama Projected Winner It’s been a grueling campaign. You just want to sit down with a bowl of popcorn and find out who will be president for the next four years. Original Story

It’s been a grueling campaign. You just want to sit down with a bowl of popcorn and find out who will be president for the next four years. So when will we know? Technically speaking — who the heck can say? With a race that went into Election Day neck and neck, and plenty of […]

COLUMBUS – Nearly 1.8 million Ohioans cast their ballots before Election Day thanks to early voting, which is a new state record, said elections officials. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted released the final round of absentee voting data for Ohio based upon an informal survey of the state’s 88 boards of elections. Also, Husted […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – One issue voters in Cuyahoga County will decide is the future of Cleveland Schools. A levy on the ballot that some say could make or break the district. Several members of the Urban Educational Justice League are letting it be known they don’t want to see Issue 107 passed.  “Vote no for issue 107″chanted the […]

(RNN) – The presidential election of 2012 looks like it’ll be close, which is nothing unusual given the past few elections. In the last 20 years, controversy and close shaves have been the norm. In 1992, 1996 and 2000, the winner took office with less than half the popular vote. Bill Clinton won in 1992 […]

Joe Biden, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan pushing for votes locally in the final hours CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The President’s campaign scheduled a last-minute stop for Vice President Joe Biden in Cleveland on Election Day. Air Force Two touched down at Hopkins around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Biden flew here after voting in Delaware. He […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – At the Cudell-West Recreation Center off Detroit at West Blvd, huge crowds of voters showed up to cast their ballots; several hundred just within the first several hours. The day seems to be going smoothly at plenty of polling locations, including Trinity Commons. Further west in Lakewood a few minor problems […]

The Jewish Council on Research and Education released a new ad this morning — featuring the legendary Samuel L. Jackson — in which the movie star reads a profanity-laced story to a passive family about the importance of campaigning for President Barack Obama with more gusto. In the video, Jackson and his little friend convince […]

President Barack Obama faced multiple interruptions at a large campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Sunday, from hecklers protesting the president’s stance on abortion. Spirits were high as Obama took the stage following a performance by musician Stevie Wonder, but as the president delivered his remarks, a man stood up and began shouting from the […]

Washington (CNN) – It’s all tied up, according to a new national poll released two days before the presidential election. And the CNN/ORC International survey not only indicates a dead heat in the race for the White House, but also on almost every major indicator of President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney that […]