CLEVELAND – Ohio’s Issue One, a ballot measure meant to reduce penalties for certain drug crimes, failed with a vote of 63 percent against and 37 percent in favor during Tuesday’s midterm election. Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Michael Nelson was one of the few judges in the state who supported Issue One, pushing for rehabilitation […]

CLEVELAND – Overall voter turnout in Cuyahoga County has unofficially surpassed the total turnout in the county during the last midterm general election in 2014. The total turnout in Cuyahoga County on November 4, 2014 was 39.56 percent, according to certified election results from the county’s Board of Elections. A total of 350,534 votes were […]

You’ve heard about Issue 1, but what does it really mean? Here’s an in-depth explanation you should read before heading to the polls.   COLUMBUS – Hyperbolic claims about Ohio Issue 1 have already hit the airwaves and opinion pages statewide. Ohio Issue 1 – also known as the Neighborhood Safety, Drug Treatment, and Rehabilitation Amendment […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – After a recent President Donald Trump rally in Chattanooga pop artist Rihanna said she wants the President to stop playing her music at his events. Rihanna is just the latest in a long list of artist who have asked for their music not to be played at any Trump event. With […]

(RNN) – Across the country there are congressional races to be decided, amendments to state constitutions to be voted on and new laws to be considered, but all eyes are on the one election being contested in all 50 states – president. The election itself has even come under fire with Republican Donald Trump calling […]

CLEVELAND– Early voting in Cuyahoga County is down from the last presidential election, officials said on Monday. Board of Elections Director Pat McDonald said about 38,000 people cast ballots in person ahead of Election Day this year. That number is down from 2012. McDonald said he expects 595,000 people will cast their ballots in Cuyahoga […]

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