WOSU News Archives For: November 5, 2008

Columbus’ African-American Community Reacts to Historic Election

12:00AM
November
5, 2008

Barack Obama’s historic victory has African Americans around the nation celebrating. WOSU went to the King-Lincoln District, an historically black neighborhood, to gather the thoughts and emotions of Columbus’s African-American community.

Stivers-Kilroy Too Close to Call

12:00AM
November
5, 2008

Just like it was two years ago the results of the race in the 15th Congressional District are extremely close. Right now Republican Steve Stivers leads Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy by only 321 votes out of about a quarter of a million votes cast. Slowing the process is the large number of absentee ballots cast Monday and and paper ballots cast on Election Day.

Stivers Leads Kilroy by Just 321 Votes

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12:00AM
November 5, 2008

In a contest characterized as too close to call, unofficial results released early today indicate Republican Steve Stivers has opened the narrowest of leads in the race for the Fifteenth Congressional seat vacated by longtime Congresswoman Deborah Pryce. Unofficial results completed early today show Fifteenth District GOP candidate Steve Stivers leading Mary Jo Kilroy by just 321 votes.

Stivers Leads Kilroy in Unofficial 15th District Results

Steve Stivers
12:00AM
November 5, 2008

In a contest characterized as too close to call, unofficial results released early today indicate Republican Steve Stivers has opened a lead in the race for the Fifteenth Congressional seat vacated by longtime Congresswoman Deborah Pryce.

Ohio Turns Blue On Electoral Maps.

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12:00AM
November 5, 2008

Political pundits painted Ohio blue early last evening as it became apparent that President-elect Barack Obama would win a majority and pocket the state’s 20 electoral votes. But, opinions differ on how and why the state changed its color on the political map.

Ohio Voters Again Reject Casino Gambling.

12:00AM
November
5, 2008

Ohio voters have rejected a proposed $600,000,000 casino — the fourth time plans for expanded gambling in the state have been turned down since 1990.

15th Congressional District Seat Too Close To Call; GOP Holds on To Other Congressional Seats

12:00AM
November
5, 2008

Voters in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District will have to wait for final results where initial results show Republican Steve Stivers leading Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy by a fraction of a point.