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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 […]

(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 […]

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 […]

MIAMI — The battle over ballot access continued across the country Monday, as Republican Party operatives and elected officials pressed forward with apparent attempts to suppress the vote ahead of Election Day. Chaos reigned in South Florida, where Republican Gov. Rick Scott has refused to extend a reduced early voting period despite lines lasting as […]

CLEVELAND – Barack Obama was born on Aug. 4, 1961 in Hawaii, his mother was from Kansas, his father from Kenya. When Obama was two his parents divorced and his mother remarried in 1965 and the family moved to Indonesia. At the age of 10, Obama returned to Hawaii moving in with his grandparents. He […]

AKRON, Ohio – Hundreds of voters waited in a zigzagging line for as long as three hours on the last day of early voting at the Summit County Board of Elections office in Akron. Kim Zurz, deputy director of the Summit Count BOE, said voters have been patient for the most part, but some are […]

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Election day is just one day away, and both candidates are making a non-stop final push to try and win over every last voter. Early voters are lined up around the building at the Cuyahoga County and Lorain County Board of Elections. For those choosing to vote on Election Day, […]

In the battle for Ohio, the fight for votes has been fierce. Many of us have now seen President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney more than we see some family members. Ohio may not have received this much attention since Lebron James up and moved to another battleground state. “We’ve always been called the mistake on […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – President Obama kicked off his two-day, non-stop “America Forward!” tour on Wednesday with grassroots events in Iowa, Colorado and Nevada. On Thursday, President Obama continued the “America Forward” tour with grassroots events in Florida, Virginia and Ohio. The “America Forward!” tour crisscrossed the nation, reaching as many voters as possible. The President […]

CLEVELAND, OH – Can your cookie preference predict who will win the presidential election? Of course not, but at Constantino’s Market downtown, they are offering up the candidates favorite cookies as a fun way to predict who will win on November 6. Presidents Obama’s cookie is described as chocolate chip with white, milk chocolate and mint chips. […]