Election results: Ohio Primary races and issues

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OHIO — Ohio election officials say county election boards didn’t report any major problems at the polls around the state. The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections office estimates that today’s voter turnout estimate has reached about 29 percent.

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That number doesn’t include 88,000 ballots already cast by mail and from early voters.

Some of the big races/issues on the ballot in Ohio today include the following:

Race for Republican, Democratic presidential nominations 

Ohio Governor John Kasich got a huge victory in the winner-take-all Ohio primary.

By winning the Republican primary in Ohio, John Kasich picked up all 66 of the state’s delegates to the Republican National Convention.

GOP front-runner Donald Trump was declared the winner in Florida on Tuesday, forcing Marco Rubio out of the race. He also won in Illinois and North Carolina. He was leading in Missouri.

Trump lost the winner-take-all-state of Ohio to Gov. John Kasich.

Hillary Clinton  won in Ohio, Florida and North Carolina.

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**For a map of delegates by state, click here**

Cuyahoga County prosecutor race
Former Cuyahoga County Assistant Prosecutor Michael O’Malley is challenging Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty. McGinty is trying for re-election after his first term in office.

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Rob Portman projected winner in Ohio primary
Ohio’s Republican U.S. Senator has won the nomination in his bid for re-election. The Associated Press is projecting Rob Portman defeated challenger Don Elijah Eckhart of the Columbus area.

Eckhart is a former legislative service commission employee.

Portman had 84 percent of the vote to Eckhart’s 16 percent.

Deer Culling on ballot in six communities

Bow hunting proposals were on the ballot in Broadview Heights, North Royalton, Parma, Parma Heights, Seven Hills and Strongsville.

If approved, hunters in those communities would be allowed to use crossbows or long bows in certain areas.

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Strickland projected winner of U.S. Senate race in Ohio
Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, 74, has defeated P.G. Sittenfeld, 31, a two-term Cincinnati councilman, for the Democratic party’s nominee for a U.S. Senate seat now held by Rob Portman, a Cincinnati Republican.

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