2018 PRIMARY | Candidates and issues


The following filed for the May 8 primary. Eligibility will be determined by county election boards. An * denotes incumbents.

CONGRESS

13TH DISTRICT

Democrats: Tim Ryan*, 560 Amber Drive SE, Howland; John Stephen Luchansky, 1976 Wendy Lane, Boardman; Robert Crow, 1854 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.

Republican: Christopher DePizzo, 2683 High Hampton Trail, Cuyahoga Falls.

6TH DISTRICT

Democrats: Werner Lange, 510 Superior St., Newton Falls, Shawna Roberts, 60425 Kemp Road, Belmont; Richard A. Olivito, 391 Westwood Drive, Steubenville.

Republicans: Bill Johnson*, 519 Fifth St., Marietta; Robert J. Blazek, 54334 Key Bellaire Road, Bellaire.

MAHONING COUNTY

COMMISSIONER

Democrats: Carol Rimedio-Righetti*, 1360 Leyton Drive, Youngstown; Joe Paloski, 3663 Tippecanoe Place, Canfield.

Republican: Rick Barron, 11372 Woodworth Road, North Lima.

AUDITOR

Democrat: Brandon J. Kovach, 1942 Old Farm Trail, Austintown.

Republican: Ralph T. Meacham*, 1776 N.E. River Road, Lake Milton.

33RD OHIO SENATE DISTRICT

Democrat: John A. Boccieri, 2951 Autumnwood Trail, Poland.

Republican: Michael A. Rulli, 402 Lisbon Road, Salem.

58TH OHIO HOUSE DISTRICT

Democrat: Michele Lepore-Hagan*, 562 Madera Ave., Youngstown.

Republican: David T. Simon, 719 Glacier Heights Road, Youngstown.

59TH OHIO HOUSE DISTRICT

Democrats: Larry Moliterno, 427 Gardenview Drive, Boardman; Eric C. Ungaro, 7127 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, Poland.

Republican: Don Manning, 2 Sandy Drive, New Middletown.

7TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS

Democrats: David A. D’Apolito, 320 Russo Drive, Boardman; Holly Hanni, 262 Meadowbrook Ave., Boardman; Mark A. Hanni, 619 E. Indianola Ave., Youngstown; Aaron Hively, 4240 W. Candy Apple Court, New Middletown.

Republicans: Damian DeGenova, 9960 Springfield Road, Poland; Kathleen Bartlett, 2733 Rosemont Road, North Jackson.

COMMON PLEAS JUDGE

Democrats: Dan Dascenzo, 7768 Silver Fox Drive, Boardman; Anthony Donofrio, 1260 Cherokee Drive, Youngstown.

33RD DISTRICT STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEEMAN

Democrat: Michael L. Ray Jr., 377 Division St., Youngstown.

Republicans: David W. Johnson*, 570 Highland Ave., Salem; Mark E. Munroe, 406 Glenwoods Court, Boardman.

33RD DISTRICT STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEEWOMAN

Democrat: Joyce Kale-Pesta*, 754 Wildwood Drive, Boardman.

Republicans: Monica Robb Blasdel, 218 Canterbury Court, Columbiana; Corrine L. Sanderson, 2384 Chaney Circle, Youngstown; Tracey S. Winbush*, 137 Greeley Ave., Youngstown.

ISSUES

Mahoning County: A 0.1-mill, 5-year renewal levy for the care, treatment and maintenance of residents with tuberculosis and related diseases to raise $193,961 annually.

Austintown Township: A 2.4-mill replacement and a 0.8-mill increase levy for police operations to raise $1,990,583 annually.

Boardman Township: A 2.9-mill, 5-year replacement and decreased levy for current expenses to raise $2,690,861 annually.

Jackson Township: A 1.4-mill, 5-year additional levy to provide and maintain fire apparatus to raise $129,362 annually.

Smith Township: A 2-mill, 5-year additional levy for current expenses to raise $135,520 annually.

Boardman Schools: A 5.8-mill, 10-year additional levy for emergency requirements to raise $4.9 million annually.

Western Reserve Schools: A 4.1-mill, 10-year renewal levy to avoid an operating deficit to raise $425,000 annually.

Austintown Precinct 19: Sunday sale of wine and mixed beverages at the Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill, 5423 Mahoning Ave., Suite F.

Austintown Precinct 29: Sunday sale of wine, mixed beverages and spirituous liquor at El Cowboy Tex Mex Grill & Saloon, 1739 S. Raccoon Road, Suite 4.

Boardman Precinct 8: Sale of beer, wine and mixed beverages at Fast Trac, 7103 Lockwood Blvd.

Boardman Precinct 8: Sunday sale of wine and mixed beverages at Fast Trac, 7103 Lockwood Blvd.

Boardman Precinct 9: Sale of beer, wine and mixed beverages at Buckeye Auto Wash, 6123 Market St.

Boardman Precinct 9: Sunday sale of wine and mixed beverages at Buckeye Auto Wash, 6123 Market St.

Canfield Township Precinct 7: Sale of beer, wine and mixed beverages at Addison Reserve, 5231 S. Canfield Niles Road, Suite 2.

Canfield Township Precinct 7: Sunday sale of wine and mixed beverages at Addison Reserve, 5231 S. Canfield Niles Road, Suite 2.

Sebring Precinct 1: Sunday sale of wine and mixed beverages at Brick House Bar & Grill, 206 E. Ohio Ave.

Sebring Precinct 4: Sunday sale of wine and mixed beverages at Sebring Quik Mart/Marathon, 555 E. Ohio Ave.

TRUMBULL COUNTY

COMMISSIONER

Democrats: Frank S. Fuda*, 1439 Banyan Court, Niles; Lisha Pompili Baumiller, 335 Center St., Hubbard.

Republican: Mary E. Williams, 118 Heritage Lane, Cortland.

AUDITOR

Democrat: Adrian Biviano*, 2637 Black Oak Drive, Niles.

63RD OHIO HOUSE DISTRICT

Democrats: Glenn W. Holmes*, 918 Pennsylvania Ave., McDonald.

Republican: James A. Hughes, 3625 Durst Clagg Road, Cortland.

64TH OHIO HOUSE DISTRICT

Democrat: Michael J. O’Brien*, 1839 Edgewood St. NE., Warren.

Republicans: Randy Law, 1446 Clemmens Ave. NW, Warren; Martha Yoder, 5651 Bradford Road, West Farmington.

COMMON PLEAS COURT (1/1/19 term)

Democrat: Ronald J. Rice*, 7428 Warren-Sharon Road, Brookfield.

COMMON PLEAS COURT (1/3/19 term)

Democrat: Andrew D. Logan*, 4172 York Street, Farmdale.

DOMESTIC JUVENILE COURT (1/1/19 term)

Democrat: Sandra Stabile Harwood*, 2671 Oak Forest Drive, Niles.

DOMESTIC JUVENILE COURT (1/2/19 term)

Democrats: Samuel F. Bluedorn, 8663 Kimblewick Lane, Warren; Jack Pico, 2708 Oak Forest Drive, Niles.

Republican: Sarah Thomas Kovoor, 8514 Kimblewick Lane NE, Warren.

ISSUES

Bazetta Township: A 0.25-mill, 5-year additional levy for parks and recreation to raise $36,188 annually.

Girard: A 0.8-mill, 5-year renewal levy for garbage collection to raise $76,690 annually.

Howland Schools: A 5.9-mill, 10-year additional levy for avoiding an operating deficit to raise $3,278,754 annually.

Joseph Badger Local Schools: A 4.15-mill, 10-year renewal levy for emergency requirements of the school district to raise $550,000 annually.

Newton Falls: A 2-mill, additional, continuing levy for roads and bridges to raise $117,877 annually.

Newton Falls: three charter amendments — to remove term limits for mayor and city council and to modify the recall procedure for any officer of the city.

Mathews Local Schools: A 2-mill, 5-year renewal levy for renovating, remodeling, improving, constructing, adding to, furnishing and equipping school facilities to raise $178,444 annually.

McDonald Schools: A 3.85-mill, 10-year renewal levy for emergency requirements of the school district to raise $200,147 annually.

Niles Schools: A 5.85-mill, 10-year additional levy for the emergency requirements of the school district to raise $1,300,000 annually.

Hubbard Precinct 1B: Sunday sale of wine, mixed beverages and spiritous liquors at Wing’s Express, 119 N. Main Street, Hubbard.

Bazetta Township Precinct B: Sale of beer, wine and mixed beverages at Aldi 74, 1805 Elm Road, Warren.

Bazetta Township Precinct B: Sunday sale of beer, wine, mixed beverages and spiritous liquors for Aldi 74, 1805 Elm Road, Warren.

Bazetta Township Precinct C: Sale of beeer, wine and spiritous liquors at Country Porch Winery, 2282 Wilson Sharpsville Road, Cortland.

Bazetta Township Precinct C: Sunday sales of intoxicating liquor at Country Porch Winery, 2282 Wilson Sharpsville Road, Cortland.

Bristol Township Precinct C: Sunday sales of intoxicating liquor at Quinnsway Club, 7507 Mahoning Avenue, Bristolville.

Brookfield Township Precinct E: Sunday sales of wine, mixed beverages and spiritous liquors at R.P. McMurphy’s, 1430 Standard Avenue, Masury.

Liberty Township Precinct D: Sunday sales of beer, wine and mixed beverages at Aldi Inc., 3497 Belmont Avenue, Youngstown.

Mecca Township Precinct A: Sunday sale of beer, wine, mixed beverages and spiritous liquors at Chet’s Yellow Dog, 2242 Greenville Road, Cortland.

COLUMBIANA COUNTY

COMMISSIONER

Democrat: Keith Merriman, 38753 State Route 39, Salineville.

Republican: Mike Halleck*, 2096 Countryside Drive, Salem.

AUDITOR

Republican: Nancy Gause Milliken*, 32742 Wooddale Drive, Lisbon.

5TH OHIO HOUSE DISTRICT

Democrat: John R. Dyce, 6424 Camp Blvd., Hanoverton.

Republican: Tim Ginter*, 875 Homewood Ave., Salem.

COMMON PLEAS COURT

Republicans: Megan L. Bickerton, 15372 Strader Road, East Liverpool; C. Ashley Pike*, 32396 Hoopes Road, Salem.

Source: County election boards

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