This Tuesday's primary election will decide candidates for Ohio's Gubernatorial election in November, other state and federal offices and the fate of a jobs bill. Polls are open 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM. Many of the candidates are running unopposed in this primary. For a sample ballot visit the Hamilton County Board of Elections website and find your polling location from the menu on the left of the page, then click on one of the provided links. Here are some of the people on the primary ballot with websites for more information:
Primary for Governor / Lt. Governor; State of Ohio: John Kasich/ Mary Taylor, Republican Ted Strickland/ Yvette McGee Brown, Democratic Dennis S. Spisak/ Anita Rios, Green Ken Matesz/ Ann Leech, Libertarian
Primary for United States Senate: Rob Portman, Republican Lee Fisher, Democratic Jennifer Brunner, Democratic Traci Johnson, Democratic Charlena Renee Bradley, Democratic Eric W. Deaton, Constitution Steven R. Linnabary, Libertarian Daniel H. LaBotz, Socialist
Issue One: Proposed Constitutional Amendment -- State of Ohio (Majority Approval Required) TO EXTEND THE OHIO THIRD FRONTIER PROGRAM BY AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF ADDITIONAL GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC GROWTH Vote YES Vote NO
Issue Two: Proposed Constitutional Amendment -- State of Ohio (Majority Approval Required) TO CHANGE THE LOCATION OF THE COLUMBUS CASINO FACILITY AUTHORIZED BY PREVIOUS STATEWIDE VOTE Vote YES Vote NO
Other elections on Tuesday's primary ballot: US Representative, District 2; State Senator, Districts 7 & 9, State Representatives, District 28, 29 ,30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35; Judicial Contests for State of Ohio; State Political Party Committees and several School District Levies.