Candidates, issues appearing on Nov. 3 general election ballot


R-H Staff



PREBLE COUNTY — With November’s general election less than a week away, voters need to know what will be on the ballot when they head to the polls.

Beyond the presidential election, voters in Preble County will have the opportunity to vote for two county commissioner seats, the state representative to Ohio House District 43 and the representative for Ohio’s 8th Congressional District, among other issues.

Candidates and issues appear in the order as presented on the ballot.

Candidates appearing on the Tuesday, Nov. 3, general election ballot include:

For President and Vice President

For President, Joseph R. Biden and For Vice President, Kamala D. Harris (D); For President, Howie Hawkins and For Vice President, Angela Walker; For President, Jo Jorgensen and For Vice President, Spike Cohen (L); For President, Donald J. Trump and For Vice President, Michael R. Pence (R)

For Representative to Congress (8th District)

Warren Davidson (R)

Vanessa Enoch (D)

For State Representative (43rd District)

Amy Cox (D)

Rodney Creech (R)

For County Commissioner, term commencing Jan. 2, 2021

Rachael Vonderhaar (R)

For County Commissioner, term commencing Jan. 2, 2021

Mary A. Bullen

Adam Craft (R)

For Prosecuting Attorney

Martin P. Votel (R)

For Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas

Brionne Reynolds (R)

For Sheriff

Michael L. Simpson (R)

For County Recorder

Jeanne Creech (R)

For County Treasurer

Brenda K. White (R)

For County Engineer

R. Kyle Cross (R)

For Coroner

Mark S. Vosler (R)

For Justice of the Supreme Court, term commencing Jan. 1, 2021

Sharon L. Kennedy

John P. O’Donnell

For Justice of the Supreme Court, term commencing Jan. 2, 2021

Jennifer Brunner

Judi French

For Judge of the Court of Appeals (12th District), term commencing Jan. 1, 2021

Matthre Byrne

For Judge of the Court of Appeals (12th District), term commencing Feb. 9, 2021

Robert A. Hendrickson

For Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (Juvenile/Probate Divsion), term commencing Feb. 9, 2021

Jenifer Kaye Overmyer

Questions and Issues appearing on the Tuesday, Nov. 3, general election ballot include:

The following issues are specific to townships, villages and schools within Preble County. Contact the Board of Elections or find your ballot online at https://rb.gy/8n07gz to see what issues will appear for you.

1. Village of Eldorado – Current Expenses, 2 mills, Renewal, 5 years.

2. Village of Lewisburg – Brown Memorial Library, Current Expenses, 1 mill, Renewal, 5 years.

3. Village of West Alexandria – Current Operating Expenses, 1.4 mill, Renewal, 4 years.

4. Village of West Alexandria – Current Operating Expenses, 1.5 mill, Renewal, 4 years.

5. Village of West Manchester – Current Operating Expenses, 3.6 mills, Renewal, 5 years.

6. Dixon Township #1 – Emergency Ambulance Service, 0.5 mill, Renewal, 5 years.

7. Dixon Township #2 – Emergency Ambulance Service, 0.5 mill, Renewal, 5 years.

8. Dixon Township – Fire Protection, 0.75 mill, Renewal, 5 years.

9. Dixon Township – Fire Protection, 1 mill, Renewal, 5 years.

10. Harrison Township (Excluding the Villages of Lewisburg & Verona) – Road Maintenance, 1 mill, Renewal, 5 years.

11. Jackson Township – Fire Protection & Emergency Medical Service, 2 mills, Replacement, 3 years.

12. Lanier Township – Maintaining & Operation of Cemeteries, 1 mill, Renewal, 5 years.

13. Monroe Township – Fire Protection, 0.4 mill, Renewal, 4 years.

14. Monroe Township – Fire Protection, 0.6 mill, Renewal, 5 years.

15. Twin Township – Cemetery Maintenance, 0.5 mill, Renewal, 5 years.

16. Twin Township – Referendum, approximately 36.49 acres, reclassified from Special Use Provision to Special Use Provision, 1738.1 feet frontage on Lexington Road, Twin Township, Section 32, to separate farm into four new parcels of land, three being utilized for possible residential use, fourth to be attached and made part of an abutting farm.

17. Washington Township – Emergency Medical Service, 1 mill, Renewal, 5 years.

18. Preble Shawnee Local School District – Income Tax, 0.75%, Current Expenses, Additional, 5 years.

19. Twin Valley Community Local School District – Current Operating Expenses, 9 mills, Renewal, 5 years.

20. Twin Valley Community Local School District – Providing funds for the emergency requirements of this district in the sum of $255,092, 2 mills, Renewal, 5 years.

21. Miami Valley Career Technology Vocational School District – Current operating expenses & improvement to school buildings & sites, including equipment & furnishings, 2.18 mills, Renewal, 10 years.

R-H Staff