For those who haven’t voted already, there are many helpful online tools to find out what exactly is on your ballot and who exactly are the candidates.
In West Chester and Liberty Township, some of the most significant races that will be on your ballot include the presidential U.S. Senate, Butler County Commission, 52nd House District and Ohio Supreme Court races.
Here are some links that you might find helpful before heading to the polls on Election Day 2012 next Tuesday.
Romneys and Ryan coming to West Chester Friday - Ann Romney will join her husband and Paul Ryan on the campaign trail here this Friday, with a stop in West Chester. The rally will be at the Square at Union Centre on Centre Pointe Drive. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m., with the event starting at 7 p.m.
Enquirer presidential endorsement: Mitt Romney – The Cincinnati Enquirer recently endorsed Mitt Romney for president, calling President Barack Obama’s four years of recovery too slow and too weak. To read more, visit the Enquirer’s Election page.
Ohio poll: Tight race now even tighter - Jane Prendergast reports for The Cincinnati Enquirer that the race for the White House continues to be too close to call in Ohio, according to a new Enquirer/Ohio News Organization Poll that shows President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney each with 49 percent support from likely voters.
Enquirer senate endorsement: Brown dedicated to Ohio’s needs, problems – The Cincinnati Enquirer recently endorsed Sen. Sherrod Brown, pointing to his personality, while not honed in charm school, has been mostly an asset to the Ohio working people and businesses that he’s stood up for.
Senate numbers creep closer - Deirdre Shesgreen reports: Ohio’s hotly contested U.S. Senate race has tightened in recent weeks, with Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown snagging the support of 51 percent versus 47 percent for Republican state Treasurer Josh Mandel, according to a new Cincinnati Enquirer/Ohio News Organization poll.
Butler County race features fresh faces, strong ideas – Sheila McLaughlin of The Cincinnati Enquirer reported last week on the Butler County commissioners race: Three political newbies are vying for a seat on the board of commissioners in Butler County, where spending is the resounding theme in a community that is steeped in debt and faces $900,000 in cuts to get through the end of the year.
PRIMER: 52nd House District - Patrick Wolande writes about the 52nd District State Representative candidates Branden Rudie (Democrat), Bob Coogan (Libertarian) and Margaret Conditt (Republican).
PRIMER: Ohio Supreme Court - Dan Horn of The Cincinnati Enquirer writes about the Ohio Supreme Court races between Mike Skindell (Democrat) and Terrence O’Donnell (Republican); Bill O’Neill (Democrat) and Robert Cupp (Republican); and Yvette McGree Brown (Democrat) and Sharon Kennedy (Republican).