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Statewide issues

Official explanations and statements for and against are provided by the Ohio Ballot Board.

State Issue 1 -- To provide for earlier filing deadlines for statewide ballots.

State Issue 2 -- To authorize the state to issue bonds to continue the Clean Ohio program for environmental revitalization and conservation.

State Issue 3 -- To amend the constitution to protect private property rights in ground water, lakes and other watercourses.

State Issue 5 -- Referendum on legislation making changes to check cash lending (sometimes known as payday lending), fees, interest rates and practices.

State Issue 6 -- To amend the constitution by initiative petition for a casino near Wilmington in southwest Ohio and distribute to all Ohio counties a tax on the casino.

(Issue #4 has been withdrawn.)

School Districts

Anthony Wayne -- Income tax levy for operating expenses.

Evergreen School levy: Issue 27

Pettisville Schools -- Renewal tax levy for emergency requirements.

Pike-Delta-York Schools

Swanton school levy (annual income tax of 3/4%).

Swanton school levy (additional tax for Swanton Public Library).

Complete Issues List

Complete Issues list -- Issues are divided by township and village. Five school districts are also included.


U.S. presidential candidates

Party Candidate
Constitution Chuck Baldwin
Democratic Barack Obama
Green Cynthia McKinney
Libertarian Bob Barr
Republican John McCain
Socialist Brian Moore
No party Richard Duncan
No party Ralph Nader

Official write-in candidates for U.S. president

  • Donald Allen
  • Jonathan Allen
  • James Germalic
  • Alan Keyes
  • Platt Robertson
  • Joe Schriner

Attorney general candidates

Party Candidate
Democratic Richard Cordray
Republican Mike Crites
No party Robert Owens


United States representative

5th Congressional District

Party Candidate
Democratic George F. Mays
Republican Bob Latta

Complete Candidates list -- National, county and local races are included.