Voters on the proposal, which is not the first for the Golden State to break it up into smaller states, will have a chance to respond to the ballot in November.   An initiative that would divide California into three separate states qualified Tuesday to appear on the ballot in November’s general election. Californians will […]

CLEVELAND– The Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus held a news conference on Tuesday about the proposed renovations to Quicken Loans Arena. Cleveland City Councilman Jeff Johnson and the CCPC accused Mayor Frank Jackson and the rest of city council of blocking residents from voting on the proposal. Johnson said he wants to put the Q issue […]

A newly-formed coalition of Cleveland-area organizations submitted a petition with 20,000 signatures to city hall Monday to put the Quicken Loans Arena deal on the ballot. The deal, which they are calling controversial, calls for the city to spend $88 million dollars to add a new glass atrium to Quick and Loans Arena. Members of the Greater Cleveland Coalition, […]

CLEVELAND – The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections reported it’s received hundreds of phone calls over the past 24 hours from concerned voters about a mailer from the Ohio Democratic Party. The mailer states “important election notice” in bold print on one side, and “our records indicate you have not returned your ballot’ on the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Ohio Ballot Board has certified the proposed constitutional amendment known as the “Medicinal Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Amendment” as a single ballot issue. All that’s needed now is for petitioners to collect 305,591 signatures or 10% of the total vote cast for governor in 2014, in order to get the issue on the ballot. The […]

Backers of an effort to legalize marijuana in Ohio have the signatures needed to place their plan on the November ballot. Ohio’s Secretary of State John Husted announced Wednesday afternoon that petitioners gathered 44,185 more valid signatures since their deadline was extended earlier this month. They need less than 30,000. ResponsibleOhio secured a total of 320,267 valid […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – On Wednesday morning, Cleveland City Council members held an emergency meeting regarding the city’s traffic cameras. The council members voted to put the traffic cameras on the November ballot. At issue, was whether traffic cameras would be placed on the November ballot or be part of a special election, which […]

  CLEVELAND – Cleveland voters will decide the fate of traffic cameras in the city. The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections said Wednesday that an anti-traffic camera group has enough signatures to get issue on the November ballot. (LIST: Traffic camera locations ) The amendment to the charter of the city of Cleveland would limit […]

*Warren Sapp doesn’t think Michael Strahan belongs in the NFL Hall of Fame – and has made his sentiments public. Strahan, who has achieved fame on a level few former NFL stars ever have since his retirement from football, says he could care less what Sapp thinks. “Football was part of my life, but it […]

  CLEVELAND, Ohio —  Cuyahoga County voters will have the final say on whether or not to continue to support all of Cleveland’s sports teams, when they go to the polls in May, as they will vote for a 20-year renewal of the county-wide sin tax. This, after Tuesday’s unanimous (11-0) approval by county council […]

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 […]

(WOIO) – Republicans in ten states will head to the polls today to pick who they want to challenge President Obama in November. The two GOP frontrunners made their final push for votes in Ohio on Monday.  The Buckeye State is considered the biggest prize. Mitt Romney campaigned hard across Ohio hours before the polls […]