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North Canton Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting North Canton and Stark County

As we look ahead to November’s elections, North Canton Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near.

Try bookmarking this page and stopping back for more updates as the election draws near.

Here are just a few candidates and issues you'll be seeing more of on North Canton Patch: 

President Barack Obama: The president’s national campaign will take him all over the country in the coming months. But you better believe when he comes to a Patch town (or one nearby), we will be there to get the news out to Patch readers.

GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney: The former governor is this weekend, and local political blogger (OK, he's usually a political blogger)  already has  and .

State Representatives - 48th District: Incumbent Kirk Schuring (R-Jackson Township), John M. Deagan (a libertarian from Canton) and Amanda Trump (D-Canton)  and now will go head-to-head-to-head in the November race. We've written a little about Schuring's commitment to education as he helped North Canton resident Rebecca Tolson , and we even spotted Trump  at The Strip in Jackson Township recently.

Stark County Library District: The Stark County Library District is asking voters to approve a the renewal of 1 mill and an increase of 0.7 mills to constitute a 1.7-mills tax, for the purpose of current expenses and to be collected for eight years. Patch readers have learned much about the library and its events over the past few months as the library's public information assisant, Dominic Caruso, fills us in through .

Prosecuting Attorney: Those in North Canton also will get to choose the county's next prosecuting attorney. The race is between John D. Ferrero and Michael J. Grady.

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