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Gibbs endorsed by local leaders

In a demonstration of grassroots support among local leaders in Ohio's Seventh Congressional District, the Gibbs for Congress campaign released its first round of endorsements from elected officials in all 10 counties.

Petitions accepted for independent candidates

Petitions are now available for persons interested in becoming independent candidates for county commissioner or county auditor.

Absentee voting begins April 10

Absentee voting will soon begin for the May 8 primary election.

Deadline to register to vote looms

Monday, April 9 is the deadline to register to vote or change your name or address for the May 8 primary election.

Commissioners endorse Ress

Greg Ress, a Republican candidate for state representative in the 98th District, has received endorsements from Holmes County Commissioners Joe Miller and Rob Ault.

Community members express support for Harbaugh's Town Hall

Ken Harbaugh, candidate for the OH-7, held a Country Over Party Town Hall at the Walnut Creek Community Center.

Candidate for OH-7 to host Town Hall

Ken Harbaugh, candidate for the OH-7, will host a “Country Over Party” Town Hall at the Walnut Creek Community Center.

Ress to run for 98th District

New Philadelphia resident Greg Ress has announced his intention to run for the open 98th District Ohio House of Representatives seat currently held by Al Landis.

Poll workers needed for May primary

In Ohio it takes more than 35,000 workers to staff polling places across the state for election day, and all 88 county boards of elections are in need of people willing to serve.

Hall named as state director for USDA Rural Development in Ohio

The Trump administration recently appointed David L. Hall, a native of Millersburg, as state director for USDA Rural Development in Ohio.

Johnson announces run for Ohio's 70th District

Steve Johnson, a Democrat, announced he will run for Ohio's 70th House District next fall.

Open enrollment for 2018 ACA health insurance ends Dec. 15

Open enrollment for the 2018 Affordable Care Act is currently under way.

Farm Bureau to host Issue 2 debate

Spokesmen from both sides of state Issue 2, the highly publicized drug price ballot issue, will present their arguments for and against the measure on this weekend's Town Hall Ohio.

Voters to decide 2 statewide initiatives in general election

Ohio voters will return to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7 to decide a number of issues and a pair of statewide initiatives.

Harbaugh war chest grows

Ken Harbaugh, running to represent Ohio's 7th Congressional District, posted strong fundraising results for the third quarter of 2017.

AFL-CIO unanimously voted to endorse Sen. Sherrod Brown

The executive board of the Ohio AFL-CIO announced that it has unanimously voted to endorse Sen. Sherrod Brown as he seeks re-election in 2018.

Harbaugh receives endorsement

The political action committee announced that the Foreign Policy for America Action Network has endorsed Ken Harbaugh, candidate for Congress in Ohio's 7th District.

Absentee voting open through Nov. 6

Absentee voting began on Wednesday, Oct. 11 for the Nov. 7 general election and will be open through Nov. 6.

Voter registration deadline looms

Tuesday, Oct. 10 is the deadline to register to vote or change one's name or address for the Nov. 7 general election.

Local Dems to host Hoedown at Harvest Ridge

The Holmes County Democratic Party has coordinated a family-friendly event at the Holmes County Fairgrounds at Harvest Ridge to benefit Friends of Sherrod Brown.

Gibbs received Freedom Fighter Award

In recognition of his 92-percent rating from FreedomWorks, a grassroots advocacy group that promotes free markets and individual liberty, Congressman Bob Gibbs received the Freedom Fighter Award.

NAM awards Gibbs for supporting manufacturing

The National Association of Manufacturers and Ike Tripp of Etna Products presented Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-OH-07, the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence at an event hosted in the congressman's office on Capitol Hill during the NAM's Manufacturing Summit.

Congressional candidate Ken Harbaugh off to a strong start

Ken Harbaugh, running to represent Ohio's 7th Congressional District, announced strong early fundraising results for the second quarter of 2017.

Water infrastructure is a bipartisan effort

Republican Bob Gibbs represents Ohio's 7th Congressional District and is the former chairman of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment. He writes this column to praise the president on some bipartisan reforms that passed the House nearly unanimously.

Harbaugh ends launch week in Holmes and Tuscarawas counties

After an eight-day launch week with 30 scheduled events, Ken Harbaugh made a stop in Holmes County before heading to Tuscarawas County where he spoke to several dozen residents at an event hosted by the Tuscarawas County Democratic Party.

VoteVets endorses Harbaugh for Congress

The largest progressive veterans group in America, VoteVets PAC, is endorsing Ken Harbaugh for Congress in Ohio's 7th District.

Ken Harbaugh to challenge Gibbs in 2018

Navy veteran Ken Harbaugh announced his campaign to represent Ohio's 7th Congressional District in Congress.


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