Ohio’s Congressional 12th District- Election Results
August 7, 2018
The Republicans have had a strangle hold for the last thirty-five years in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District. The last time a democrat won, Ronald Reagan was the President.
Timeline- (Up to date results will be posted as it becomes known).
7:39 p.m.- to close to call
7:53 p.m.- O’Connor leads by 5%
8:44 p.m. Posts on social media indicate long polling lines, lots of voters coming out.
8:49 p.m.- 18% of the votes in. O’Connor has a lead of 8%.
9:00, 32% of the votes in. O’Connor has 44, 181 votes/53 % and Balderson has 37,754/45.8% of the vote.
9:21- almost tied. O’Connor 49.0% versus 50.3% for Balderson with 67% of the votes in.
9: 31 p.m. There is no denying it is a close race. .04% separates the two candidates with O’Connor on top with 75% of the votes in.
9:50- 85% of the vote in, the candidates are tied with 49.7% each separated by only 155 votes.
10:12 p.m.- 95% and the candidates are separated by 41 votes with Balderson out front.
102:1 99% of the votes are in. Balderon has a lead of 1,685. Two of the largest counties will decide the outcome.
10:31 p.m.- looks like it is too close to call. The candidates are separated by less than 1% with Balderson up over 1,600 plus votes.
7:55 a.m. More than 8,400+ absentee votes have yet to be counted. O’Connor has not conceded the race.
Alexander Hernandez, Esq.