Category: Hamilton County Elections

Election Day 2016 Links with Commentary

It’s tempting to start with the election for president, but that’s a rabbit hole to be saved for later in the post—or maybe for its own post. So here are some musings about local, state, and federal elections. Ballot initiatives

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A super-confusing Tuesday

Friends, it is finally here. For those of us who have been following this election since twenty(ahemcough)teen, this day, while not as important as the one in November, is way up the list. But I have a problem. I just

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There’s not a new sheriff in town

[View the story “Hamilton County primary results” on Storify]

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County primaries: Use them or lose them

I’ve gotten some energetic feedback about my latest Nooga.com column. One person called it a “disgrace.” Judge for yourself.

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Supreme vote of confidence, or a game of chance(ry)

One of the most important local elections almost no one ever talks about is the Chancellor post. As an attorney friend (oxymoron? heh!) recently put it, the person who serves as chancellor becomes extremely important to you the instant your

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