Cuyahoga Falls November 2012 Election Guide
Peruse the list of candidates and incumbents and check out their bios.
Election Day is almost here, and Cuyahoga Falls Patch is devoted to bringing you the information* you need about every race in town.
- Polling locations: To find your polling locations, click here.
- Early Voting: You may vote early from October 1 to October 31 by absentee ballot. You can find full information how to do so here.
- In person early voting begins on Oct. 2 and continues through Nov. 2. For specific days and hours, go here.
- Are you registered to vote? The deadline is Oct. 9. Check here to see if you are registered.
• Summit County Clerk of Courts: Incumbent Daniel Horrigan (D-Akron) is running against Kandi S. O'Connor (R-Hudson).
• Summit County Engineer: Incumbent Alan Brubaker (D-Akron) is running against Bruce L. Robinson (R-Cuyahoga Falls).
• 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 fellow Democrat, Leonard W. Hazelett (D-Akron), 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.
• Summit County Council, District 2: Incumbent John Schmidt (D-Cuyahoga Falls) will go up against Nancy A. Delambo (R-Cuyahoga Falls) in November. Both went uncontested in the primary.
• Summit County Council, District 3: Incumbent Gloria J. Rodgers (R-Stow) will run against Russ Iona (D-Cuyahoga Falls) in November. Both went uncontested in the primary.
• Summit County Council, District 4: Incumbent Frank C. Comunale (D-Akron) is set to run against Mike Hoover (R-Akron).
• Summit County Council, At-Large: Incumbent Sandra Kurt (D-Akron) is running against Jane M. Davis (R-Hudson).
• Ohio House, District 34: Incumbent Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) is set to run against Ronya Jeanette Habash (R-Akron).
• Ohio House, District 36: Incumbent Anthony DeVitis (R-Uniontown) will face off against Paul Colavecchio (D-Cuyahoga Falls). Colavecchio beat out fellow Democrat Jason Cowling (D-Clinton) by nearly 2,000 votes in the March primary.
• Issue 10: Proposed local option – Sale of wine and mixed beverages be permitted by Northfield Realty, L.L.C., dba Oakwood Convenient.
• Issue 11: Proposed local option – Sale of wine and mixed beverages be permitted for sale on Sunday between the hours of eleven a.m. and midnight by Northfield Realty, L.L.C., dba Oakwood Convenient.
• Woodridge Local Schools District Issue 71:
If passed on Nov. 6, the five-year, 6.83-mill levy would generate $15 million in revenue and cost homeowners $209 per year for every $100,000 in valuation.
In the event Issue 71 fails, the Woodridge Board of Education would approve $1.8 million in cuts to keep the budget balanced and in the black through the 2013-14 school year.
The reductions would go into effect July 1, 2013.
*Candidates were contacted for the information provided in the election bio pages linked on this page. If a candidate is missing a bio, it is because he or she did not respond to our request for that information.