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Stow's November 2012 Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Stow and Summit County.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Stow Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about the races that affect Stow. 

Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.

This post only highlights a few races this November. . 

• : The current 7.3-mil is expiring in its fifth year and the school district is asking voters to approve the renewal tax in November. The levy would generate $7.3 million annually for 10 years this time, not five, if passed. 

Summit County Fiscal Officer: The race was uncontested in the primary and Incumbent Kristen Scalise (D-Cuyahoga Falls) will be on the ballot with Ron Antal (R-Hudson) who owns in Stow.

• Summit County Executive: The race was uncontested in the March primary, but the race should heat up between Incumbent Russ Pry (D-Akron) and Munroe Falls Mayor Frank A. Larson, Jr. (R-Munroe Falls). 

• Summit County Prosecutor: Incumbent Sherri Bevan Walsh knocked out a fellow Democrat, Leonard W. Hazelett, in the primary. Bevan Walsh will go up against Candace Kim Knox (R-Akron) this November. 

• Summit County Sheriff: It's currently Drew Alexander's job, but he is not running for re-election. Steve Barry (D-Uniontown) will be on the ballot with Randy L. Rivers (R-Cuyahoga Falls) after Barry beat Frank J. Martucci, Jr. (D-Akron) in the primary. 

• District 3 County Council: s up for election, but we're singling out the District 3 race because a Stow resident is in the running. Incumbent Gloria J. Rodgers (R-Stow) will face Russ Iona (D-Cuyahoga Falls) in November.

BULLDOG October 01, 2012 at 11:50 AM
VOE N0 ,issue 67 It will cost you more money then what they say!!!!!!!!!!! EMPTY OR FORECLOSED HOMES ,LESS STATE FUNDING ,STUDENT ENROLLMENT DOWN .Taxpayers make up differance in levy amount.Stop the fixing of student grades for financial gain.10 year levy renewal (really).85 % goes to wages .Work with what they have,stop spending money on ridiculous programs.STOP threatening to take things away or make us pay for that we already pay for!!. BEST OF ALL LOWER YOUR TAXES BY $ 240.00 (100,000 HOME) PER YEAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Te Campbell November 01, 2012 at 05:42 PM
Patch-Thanks for the issues/candidiate information & the links. I appreciate your efforts at voter education. News we can use!
Debbie S. November 06, 2012 at 03:22 AM
Residents of Summit County: look up your ballot here so there are no surprises when you get to the polls. http://www.summitcountyboe.com/WebApps/ballotlist.aspx

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