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Election 2016 Results

Howard Wins Ohio County Sheriff Race

Democrat Tom Howard will be the new sheriff in Ohio County starting in January. Howard, a Wheeling police officer who serves as prevention resource officer at Triadelphia Middle School, captured 9,233 votes in defeating Republican John Powell, who received 8,445, according to unofficial ...

Bellaire School District Levy Falls Again

Voters in the Bellaire Local School District rejected the five-year, 3-mill levy that would have helped the fiscally challenged school escape its financial woes, unofficial results showed late Tuesday. “We are very disappointed,” a dejected Superintendent Darren Jenkins said late Tuesday. ...

Dutton Wins in 3-Man Race for Board Seat

Republican J.P. Dutton won his bid for a county commission seat during a three-way race to fill a seat left vacant by Ginny Favede. Favede vacated the seat to run for a seat with the Ohio House of Representatives this election. She, however, lost her bid to Republican Andy Thompson. Dutton ...

Longtime Commissioner Coffland Unseated

Belmont County voters on Tuesday unseated a longtime commissioner who was seeking his third term in office this election. Incumbent Democrat Matt Coffland was defeated by Republican Josh Meyer in his bid to retain his seat. Meyer received 14,988 votes, while Coffland garnered 14,880, ...

Jefferson County Keeps Incumbents in Office

Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla, a Democrat, will continue his over 30-year career in Jefferson County following a huge victory in Tuesday’s election. Abdalla beat Republican challenger Mark Clark by more than 10,000 votes, securing his role until 2020. Abdalla received 20,377 votes, ...

Fletcher Elected as Hancock County Sheriff

Hancock County will have four more years of Sheriff Ralph Fletcher, a no-nonsense, mustachioed lawman who ran on a tough drug enforcement record. On Tuesday, Fletcher, 64, of Weirton, easily defeated Mark Cowden, a Republican opponent whose candidacy was seriously weakened by a conviction in ...

Scott Smith Elected To Fifth Term as Prosecutor

Ohio County Prosecutor Scott Smith already has spent 24 years working in the prosecutor’s office, and voters have indicated they want him there for four more years. Smith, a Democrat, defeated Republican Martin Sheehan in Tuesday’s election to win a fifth term in office. Smith received ...

Monroe to Keep Price, Davis On Commission

Incumbent Monroe County Commissioners Tim R. Price and Carl M. Davis, both Democrats, each won a third consecutive four-year term. Price captured 3,293 votes, defeating Independents Patti S. Haralson with 2,103 and Mark Hutchinson with 950. Davis gathered 2,553 votes, beating Republican Fred ...

Tiffany Hoffman To Succeed Mother as County Assessor

Tiffany Hoffman will succeed her mother, Kathie Hoffman, as the next Ohio County assessor. The younger Hoffman, a Democrat, defeated her Independent opponent, Katrina Taylor, by a vote total of 10,013 to 6,803. Tiffany Hoffman was appointed to the ballot by the Ohio County Democratic ...

Federal Races

U.S. President Donald Trump -- 34,784,448 -- 168 electoral votes Hillary Clinton -- 33,258,023 -- 109 electoral votes Jill Stein -- 567,911 Gary Johnson -- 2,121,630 U.S. Senator, Ohio Rob Portman -- 1,541,993 Ted Strickland -- ...

W.Va. Races

Governor Bill Cole -- 273,924 Jim Justice -- 316,877 David Moran -- 14,187 Charlotte Pritt -- 38,480 Phil Hudok -- 3,709 Secretary of State Mac Warner -- 302,617 Natalie Tennant -- 296,110 John Buckley -- 28,562 Auditor John ...

Hancock County

Commission Greg Baldt Paul Cowey John Crow Circuit Clerk Chuck Wright Patricia Dillon Sheriff Mark Cowden Ralph Fletcher Hancock County — Additional levy to raise $250,000 each year for the Hancock County Sheltered Workshop through ...

Ohio County Results — Final

Prosecuting Attorney Martin Sheehan -- 6,802 Scott Smith -- 10,794 Sheriff John Powell -- 8,445 Tom Howard -- 9,233 Assessor Tiffany Hoffman -- 10,013 Katrina Taylor -- 6,803 Ohio County — Allowing Sunday sale of beer, wine and alcohol at private clubs for ...

Marshall County

Commissioner Stan Stewart - 4,798 John Gruzinskas - 8,150 Marshall County — Allowing Sunday sale of beer, wine and alcohol at private clubs for on-premises consumption at 10 a.m. For - 6,972 Against - 4,961 Benwood — Bus Levy For - 360 Against - ...

Wetzel/Tyler Counties

Tyler County Commission Eric Vincent - 2,442 Arnold Schoolcraft - 1,138 Sheriff Brian Weigle - 2,615 Trevor Tallman - 924 Wetzel County Commissioner Charles Clements -- 3,014 Lisa Heasley -- 3,129 Sheriff Mike Koontz -- 5,179 Jeff ...

Ohio Statewide Races

­State Senator, 30th District Frank Hoagland Lou Gentile Ohio House, 95th District Andy Thompson Ginny Favede Justice of the Supreme Court (Term commencing Jan. 1, 2017) Pat Fischer John O’Donnell Justice of the Supreme Court (Term commencing Jan. 2, ...

Belmont County

Commissioner (Commencing Jan. 2, 2017) Josh Meyer -- 13,353 Matt Coffland -- 13,235 Commissioner (Commencing Jan. 3, 2017) J.P. Dutton -- 12,233 Mike Bianconi -- 8,421 Brian Schambach -- 6,047 Clerk of Courts David Trouten -- 15,865 Ryan Olexo -- ...

Harrison County

Commissioner Paul Coffland -- 3,571 William Host -- 3,262 Recorder Josh Willis -- 3,491 Tracy Boyer -- 3,336 Harrison County — Renewal of 1.5 mill levy to benefit county home for five years For -- 4,663 Against -- 2,096 Harrison County — Renewal of 0.5-mill ...

Jefferson County

Commissioner David Maple -- 15,940 Beth Rupert-Warren -- 12,652 Commissioner Tom Gentile -- 15,139 Greg Metcalf -- 13,418 Sheriff Mark Clark -- 9,422 Fred Abdalla -- 20,377 Judge Lisa Ferguson -- 14,404 Kris Haught -- ...

Monroe County

Commissioner (Term commencing Jan. 2, 2017) Tim Price -- 3,293 Patti Haralson -- 2,103 Mark Hutchinson -- 950 Commission (Term commencing Jan. 3, 2017) Fred Binegar -- 2,204 Carl Davis -- 2,553 Misty Tolzda -- 1,861 Judge (Unexpired Term ending Dec. 31, ...