CANDIDATES AND ISSUES
IN MAY 7 PRIMARY
Here’s a list of the candidates and school and municipal tax issues that were filed Wednesday for the May 7 primary ballot in Summit County.
* Indicates an incumbent.
Barberton Municipal Court judge: *David E. Fish of Copley, Democrat. Jill Renee Flagg of Green, a Republican.
Lakemore Council: *Laura Lewis Cochran, a Democrat. Richard Cole, a Democrat. Tracy Douglas, a Democrat. Josh Timko, a Democrat. *Tom Wolfe, a Republican.
Stow Municipal Court clerk: Diana Colavecchio of Cuyahoga Falls, Democrat. Frank Larson of Munroe Falls, a Republican. (Colavecchio was appointed to the clerk’s seat in January and Larson is the Munroe Falls mayor.)
Stow Municipal Court judge: Linda Malek of Cuyahoga Falls, a Democrat. Kandi S. O’Connor of Hudson, a Republican. (*Kim Hoover filed to run as a nonpartisan candidate. His name would appear on the November ballot)
Barberton: An 8.45-mill, five-year additional emergency levy for operating expenses.
Coventry: A 4.89-mill bond issue to raise $28.3 million over 34 years for school construction, and a 1.1-mill continuing additional levy for permanent improvements.
Cuyahoga Falls: A 3-mill, five-year additional levy for permanent improvements.
Manchester: A 9.8-mill continuing renewal levy for operating expenses.
Mogadore: A 5.9-mill continuing additional levy for operating expenses.
Twinsburg: A 6.9-mill continuing renewal levy for operating expenses.
OTHER TAX ISSUES:
Canal Fulton Public Library: A 1-mill, continuing additional levy for operating expenses.
Macedonia: A 1-mill, five-year renewal levy for fire services.
Reminderville: A 3-mill, five-year replacement levy for roads and bridges.
Source: Summit County Board of Elections