Updated: November 5, 2020 11:30am
All Results are unofficial
As we approach election day it is so incredibly important to know who we are voting for. In this article will be the full list of candidates running both federally and locally for Stark County. Each candidate is listed as well as their party affiliation when applicable. There will also be a summary of some of the candidates' bigger talking points as well as where to find more information about their platform. Remember it is so important to vote and even more important to know who you are voting for. So please educate yourselves and vote!
Check back in on this article on election day for updates on how different candidates are doing in the 2020 election!
Biden leads electoral college 264 to 214 according NPR
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
Some of Biden and Harris’ bigger platform points in this election include beating Covid-19, Job and economic recovery, racial equity, climate change, and affordable healthcare amongst other things. On Biden's official website he talks about his goals to accomplish these tasks.
For more information on Biden’s platform visit his website here: https://joebiden.com/joes-vision/
Donald Trump and Mike Pence
Trump and Pence have platform points focusing on the economy and jobs, eradicating Covid-19, healthcare, “draining the swamp”, education, and ending our reliance on China amongst other issues.
For more information on Trump’s platform visit his website here:
Jo Jorgensen and Spike Cohen
Jorgensen and Cohen’s platform wants to address Covid-19, healthcare, criminal justice reform, social security, poverty, and taxes as well as other issues.
For more information on Jorgensen’s Platform visit her website here:
For the following candidates I will be putting sources to educate yourselves on their platforms
Representative to Congress-7th District
Gibbs leading with 68% according to Ohio Secretary of State
Representative to Congress-13th District
Ryan leading with 52% according to Ohio Secretary of State
Representative to Congress-16th district
Gonzalez leads with 62% according to Ohio Secretary of State
Aaron Paul Godfrey-Democrat
Justice of the Supreme Court 1-1-2021
Kennedy leads with 55% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Sharon L. Kennedy
John P. O’Donnell
Justice of the Supreme Court 1-2-2021
Brunner leads with 56% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Court of Appeals 5th District
Judge of the Court of Appeals 5th District
Hoffman leads with 61% according to Ohio Secretary of State
State House Districts
State Representative-38th District
Roemer leads 60% according to Ohio Secretary of State
State Representative-48th District
Oelslager leading with 100% according to Ohio Secretary of State
State Representative-49th District
West leading with 54% according to Ohio Secretary of State
State Representative-50th District
Stoltzfus leading with 68% according to Ohio Secretary of State
Court of Common Pleas
Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, General Div. 1-1-21
Farmer leads with 100% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Kristin G. Farmer
Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, General Div. 1-4-21
Forchione leads with 100% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Frank G. Forchione
Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, General Div. 2-9-21
Heath leads with 100% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Taryn L, Heath
Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Probate div.
Park leads with 57% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Stark County Offices
Clerk of Court of Common Pleas
Todaro leads with 50% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Louis P. Giavasis-Democratic
Lynn Miller Todaro-Republican
Rusnak leads with 57% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Anthony P. Bertin-Democratic
Ronald R. Rusnak-Republican
County Commissioner 1-2-21
Smith leads with 61% according to Stark County Board of Elections
County Commissioner 1-3-21
Regula leads with 100% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Keith A. Bennet-Democratic
Walters leads with 52% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Information for both:https://www.cantonrep.com/article/20120810/NEWS/308109902
Zumbar leads with 65% according to Stark County Board of Elections
Craig S. Covey-Democratic
Alexander A. Zumbar-Republican
Information for both: https://onyourballot.vote411.org/m/race-detail.do?id=22669459
Stone leads with 51% according to Stark County Board of Elections
John D. Ferrero-Democratic
Maier leads with 100% according to Stark County Board of Elections
George t. Maier-Democratic
State board of Education-5th District
Member of Board of Education
Woods leads with 57% according to Stark County Board of Elections
List of candidates pulled from Stark County Board of Elections.
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