The following is a recap of the recommendations made by the Beacon Journal editorial board for the Tuesday primary election. There will be races and issues on the ballot in which the editorial board did not make a recommendation. An asterisk (*) denotes an incumbent.
State Issue 1: Yes on renewing the State Capital Improvement Program, the state issuing bonds to generate funds for local public works projects.
Portage County Issue 10: For a 0.5-mill, 10-year levy to raise money for the Portage Park District.
Cuyahoga County Issue 7: For a 20-year renewal of a “sin tax” to pay for improvements and maintenance of sports facilities in downtown Cleveland.
U.S. House: David P. Joyce* in the 14th District Republican primary.
Pete Crossland in the 16th District Democratic primary.
Ohio Senate: Frank LaRose* in the 27th District Republican primary.
Ohio House: Emilia Sykes in the 34th District Democratic primary.
Greta Johnson in the 35th District Democratic primary.
Steve Hambley in the 69th District Republican primary.
Kenneth Hendrickson in the 75th District Republican primary.
Summit County Council at-large (choose up to three): Sandra Kurt*, Ilene Shapiro* and Michael Wheeler in the Democratic primary.
Bill Roemer* and Debbie Walsh in the Republican primary.