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November 8, 2022

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(WJW) – Election Day came and went, and FOX 8 crews were out across Northeast Ohio covering the candidates and races to bring you the latest information on the future of our country.

There were some big issues to watch; including Ohio’s gubernatorial race and the senate race between Tim Ryan and J.D. Vance.


Tuesday 11:37 p.m. (WJW) – JD Vance is giving remarks after winning the U.S. Senate race.

Tuesday 11:26 p.m. (WJW) – Tim Ryan is speaking at a watch party after Vance was declared winner of the U.S. Senate race.

Tuesday 11:20 p.m. (AP) – Ohio Democrat Marcy Kaptur wins another term in the U.S. House after defeating Republican J.R. Majewski.

Tuesday 11:14 p.m. (FOX News) – Republican JD Vance wins the U.S. Senate race.

Tuesday 10:47 p.m. (AP) – Republican Mike Turner wins reelection to U.S. House in Ohio’s 10th Congressional District.

Tuesday 10:47 p.m. (AP) – Republican Warren Davidson wins reelection to U.S. House in Ohio’s 8th Congressional District.

Tuesday 10:19 p.m. (AP) – Republican Eric Schmitt wins election to U.S. Senate from Missouri.

Tuesday 9:23 p.m. (AP) – Republican Max Miller wins election to U.S. House in Ohio’s 7th Congressional District.

Tuesday 9:23 p.m. (AP) – Republican Troy Balderson wins reelection to U.S. House in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District.

Tuesday 9:23 p.m. (AP) – Republican Bill Johnson wins reelection to U.S. House in Ohio’s 6th Congressional District.

Tuesday 9:16 p.m. (AP) – Republican Brad Wenstrup wins reelection to U.S. House in Ohio’s 2nd Congressional District.

Tuesday 9:12 p.m. (AP) – Democrat Shontel Brown wins reelection to U.S. House in Ohio’s 11th Congressional District.

Tuesday 9:03 p.m. (AP) – Republican Jerry Moran wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Kansas.

Tuesday 9:03 p.m. (AP) – Republican John Hoeven wins reelection to U.S. Senate from North Dakota.

Tuesday 9:02 p.m. (AP) – Republican John Thune wins reelection to U.S. Senate from South Dakota.

Tuesday 9:02 p.m. (AP) – Democrat Charles Schumer wins reelection to U.S. Senate from New York.

Tuesday 9:01 p.m. (AP) – Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has won a third term, defeating Charles Booker, the first Black Democratic nominee for the Senate in the Bluegrass State.

Tuesday 8:54 p.m. (AP) – Democrat Joyce Beatty wins reelection to U.S. House in Ohio’s 3rd Congressional District.

Tuesday 8:37 p.m. (AP) – Republican Sarah Huckabee Sanders wins election for governor in Arkansas.

Tuesday 8:36 p.m. (AP) – Republican John Boozman wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Arkansas.

Tuesday 8:28 p.m. (AP) – Republican Todd Young wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Indiana.

Tuesday 8:21 p.m. (AP) – Republican Marco Rubio wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Florida.

Tuesday 8:18 p.m. (AP) — DeSantis wins his second term as Florida governor.

Tuesday 8 p.m. (WJW) — Fox News has projected Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine defeated Nan Whaley in the Ohio gubernatorial race.

Tuesday 7:30 p.m. (WJW) — The polls in Ohio have closed and you can find all of the election results right here.

Tuesday 7 p.m. (WJW) — Polls close in less than 30 minutes in Ohio. Voting in Cuyahoga County is better than average for a midterm election, the board of elections said. Turnout is a little more than 44%.

Tuesday 6:30 p.m. (WJW) — There’s a long line rolling out the door at the Highland Heights Community Center in Cuyahoga County, as seen in the video above. The polls close in an hour in Ohio.

Tuesday 6:00 p.m. (WJW) — As of 6 p.m., voter turnout in Cuyahoga County was 42 percent, with 372,062 ballots cast, including absentee and Election Day.

Tuesday 4:33 p.m. (AP) – Americans voted without major problems Tuesday in midterm elections receiving intense scrutiny after two years of false claims and conspiracy theories about how ballots are cast and counted.

With polls open across the country, no widespread problems with ballots, long lines or voter intimidation were reported, though there were hiccups in some places, which is typical on any Election Day.

One hitch garnered outsized attention: Vote tabulators malfunctioned in 20% of polling places in Arizona’s most populous county that includes Phoenix. While election officials assured the public that every vote in Maricopa County would be counted, the issue prompted an outcry from Republicans in a state where elections for governor and U.S. Senate are expected to be close and where skepticism of election systems has run deep within the GOP since 2020.

Elsewhere, some voting sites in North Carolina were delayed in opening because workers showed up late, and officials extended voting hours there. And in one Pennsylvania county, polling places scrambled to replenish low supplies of paper ballots.

Election experts said the type and number of disruptions encountered by voters were not unusual.

But trouble with the vote-tabulation machines in Maricopa County sparked an outpouring of criticism on social media, and prompted Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake to say after casting her ballot: “I’m embarrassed for Arizona.”

A spokesperson for the state’s elections department said the problem was minor.

Tuesday 3:37 p.m. Here’s video of Gov. Mike DeWine and Sen. Tim Ryan casting their ballots.

Tuesday 11:45 a.m. Former President Trump was spotted casting his vote in Florida. He stopped briefly to speak with reporters.

Tuesday 11:30 a.m. The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections provided an update from the polls. Officials say their polls are fully staffed, they’ve seen a continuous flow of voters, with the largest crowd expected after 4 p.m. Official results are not expected until after midnight.

Officials also explained why the Department of Justice is monitoring some polling locations in Cuyahoga County. (The video below explains why.)

Tuesday 10 a.m. Mike DeWine was seen voting near his hometown in Cedarville, Ohio. DeWine is running for reelection as Ohio Governor against Nan Whaley.

Tuesday 9 a.m. Tim Ryan and his wife were seen voting on Tuesday morning near their hometown in Howland, Ohio. They both stopped to answer some questions from local media. Watch in the video below.

November 7, 2022

Monday 2 p.m.

If early voting is any indication of voter turnout: the numbers will be high.

Voters broke an all-time early voting record for the Ohio gubernatorial general election, according to Secretary of State Frank LaRose. More details can be found, here.

Monday afternoon: Above you can see how Candidates for Governor Mike Dewine and Nan Whaley spent the final hours of their campaigns in Cleveland.