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Ohio voters approve 12 of 13 county board of DD levies in 2017 general election

By Erich Hiner,
Published Tuesday, November 7, 2017 11:32 pm

Last updated Wednesday, November 8, at 9:50 a.m.

Thirteen county boards of developmental disabilities had levy requests on the ballot during the November 7 general election. Of those, 12 have passed, according to unofficial final results from those counties' boards of elections. The unofficial results on election night are as follows:

County Board Levy Type Millage Duration Commencing Result
Ashland Renewal 2.1 3 years 2018 Pass (73.7%/26.3%)
Ashtabula Replacement/Increase 1.33 replacement, 0.67 add'l Continuing 2017 Fail (47.1%/52.9%)
Athens Renewal 1.8 8 years 2018 Pass (71.1%/28.9%)
Coshocton Replacement/Increase 2.3 replacement, 0.5 add'l Continuing 2017 Pass (50.5%/49.5%)
Fayette Renewal 1.75 10 years 2018 Pass (75.3%/24.7%)
Franklin Renewal 3.5 10 years 2018 Pass (81%/19%)
Gallia Additional 1 Continuing 2017 Pass (62%/38%)
Henry Renewal 2 5 years 2018 Pass (59.9%/40.1%)
Montgomery Renewal 6.03 8 years 2019 Pass (74.9%/25.1%)
Paulding Renewal 1.4 5 years 2018 Pass (60.6%/39.4%)
Preble Additional 1.9 5 years 2017 Pass (50.3%/49.7%)
Summit Renewal 4.5 6 years 2018 Pass (72.1%/27.9%)
Wyandot Additional 1.5 5 years 2017 Pass (61.7%/38.3%)

Congratulations to the staff, volunteers, friends, family members, and self-advocates who made their counties' levy efforts a success! A special thank you is in order for the voters who understand the important work conducted by county boards of DD.
 
NOTE: All results are unofficial until certified by each county board of elections. Exact figures were current as of 11:06 p.m. on November 7, 2017, and are likely to change slightly as a result of final vote tallies.
 
Montgomery DD was on the ballot as part of a county-wide combined human services levy. This summary has been updated to reflect the complete unofficial results with 100% of precincts reporting.

 

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