Tag: Election 2016

Election notebook: Voter turnout, write-ins, straight tickets and other data

Write-ins One hundred Brown County votes were for people — or animals — not officially on the ballot. For president: Steven Allman, Jeb Bush, Darrell Castle...
Locals, like nation, divided on what country needs

“Now it’s time for America to bind the wounds of division,” President-elect Donald Trump told supporters on Election Night. How to do that after...
Columbus, home of next vice president, Mike Pence

Columbus, Indiana, awoke Wednesday to learn that its native son, Mike Pence, has become vice president-elect of the United States. Pence, 57, the Indiana governor,...
ELECTION: Brown County voters explain their presidential picks

As results began to trickle in from Indiana and other Midwestern states, voters at Brown County Republican and Democrat headquarters were optimistic their presidential...
ELECTION: Republicans sweep county council

In January, the Brown County Council will welcome back one incumbent and two former members. Republicans swept the three open at-large seats. Current council member David...
ELECTION: New recorder to assume office in January

New party and a new person will be in charge of the Brown County recorder's office for the next four years. Republican Judy Swift defeated...
ELECTION: Republicans sweep commissioner seats

The three-member Brown County Commissioners will have one new member in January. Incumbent Republican commissioner Dave Anderson beat Democrat challenger James Oliver 5,023 to 2,825...
ELECTION: School board gains a new face

The Brown County Schools Board of Trustees will have one new member next year. Marlene Barnett defeated incumbent Tom Jackson by 1,096 votes. Incumbent Stephanie Kritzer...
GALLERY: Brown County votes

Scenes from Brown County polls Tuesday, Nov. 8.
‘Your opinion still does matter’: Junior high-schoolers learn about democracy with mock election

As voters line up on Election Day to make their choices, so will Brown County Junior High School students. Seventh- and eighth-graders were to participate...

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