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President Barack Obama has won Ohio again, capturing the swing state after a hard-fought battle with Republican Mitt Romney. Obama, who also won Ohio in 2008, claims the swing state's 18 electoral votes on his way to an electoral victory nationwide.Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more.NPR's It's All Politics blog looks at Ohio's roll in the President's win.NPR's It's All Politics blog explores reaction to Obama's re-election from around the world.Democrat Sherrod Brown has won re-election to the U.S. Senate after one of the most expensive and closely watched match-ups in the country. The 59-year-old Brown beat Republican challenger Josh Mandel despite an onslaught of attacks from conservative outside groups.The Dayton Daily News' Martin Gottlieb provides analysis on the Brown-Mandel Race.Analysis from former Dayton Daily News editor Ellen Belcher.NPR's Peter Overby looks Senate races including Brown-Mandel and whether ad money equals victory.In the race for Ohio's new 10th District, Congressman Mike Turner won over challenger Sharon Neuhardt by a wide margin of 60% to 36%. WYSO's Jerry Kenney spoke with Turner about his win.Ohio voters have rejected a proposal to change the process for redrawing state legislative and congressional maps. Issue 2 lost after a fight that pitted voter advocacy groups and unions against business interests and the Ohio Republican Party.Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler has more information.There were nearly 200 school levies on the ballot Tuesday in Ohio. Several districts around the Miami Valley were seeking levy support from voter's to replace state aid ad revenue lost through tax changes. The majority of these levies were rejected.A picture of school levies throughout the state of Ohio from StateImpact's Ida LieszkovskyHowever, Dayton Metro Library saw success on its bond issue.County by county results for the WYSO listening area:Champaign CountyClark CountyClinton CountyDarke CountyGreene CountyMiami CountyMontgomery CountyPreble CountyWarren CountyThe WYSO news team has partnered with the Associated Press to bring you extra features and coverage on the candidates and issues this election season:Exit Poll DemographicsElection Results MapThe Balance of PowerInteractive Campaign OverviewCandidate and Issue TrackerCampaign Finance Tracker

Darke County Election Results

Election results from Darke County, Ohio with 100% of precincts reporting.

President & Vice President
Gary Johnson  0.82%
Barack Obama  26.62%
Mitt Romney  71.45%
Jill Stein  0.33%

US Senate
Sherrod Brown  26.38%
Josh Mandel  68.65%
Scott A. Rupert  4.96%

US Congress 8th
John A. Boehner  98.52%

State Senate 12th
Keith Faber  84.02%

Paul D. Hinds  15.98%

State Representative 80th
Richard N. Adams  73.99%

Dave W. Fisher  26.01%

State Representative 84th
Jim Buchy  82.54%

Ronald L. Hammons 17.46%

County Commissioner (1-2-13 Term)
Diane L. Delaplane  100.00%

County Commissioner (1-3-13 Term)
Michael W. Rhoades  100.00%

Prosecuting Attorney
R. Kelly Ormsby III  100.00%

Clerk of Courts
Cindy Pike  100.00%

Sheriff
Toby L. Spencer  100.00%

County Recorder
Linda Stachler  100.00%

County Treasurer
Scott J. Zumbrink  100.00%

County Engineer
Jim Surber  100.00%

Coroner
Timothy D. Kathman  100.00%

State Board of Education
Stanley Jackson  40.81%
Ann E. Jacobs  59.19%

Justice of the Supreme Court (1-1 Term)
Terrence O'Donnell  76.73%

Mike Skindell  23.27%

Justice of the Supreme Court (1-2 Term)
Robert R. Cupp  67.49%

William M. O'Neill  32.51%

Justice of the Supreme Court (12-31 Unexpired Term)
Yvette McGee Brown  21.30%
Sharon L. Kennedy  78.70%

Judge of the Court of Appeals (2-9-13 Term)
Carley Ingram  34.44%
Jeffrey M. Welbaum  65.56%

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas
Jason Aslinger  100.00%

State Issue 1
YES  22.91%
NO  77.09%

State Issue 2
YES  20.51%
NO  79.49%

Issue 3-Arcanum Village-Renewal
FOR THE TAX LEVY  67.76%

AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  32.24%

Issue 4-Arcanum Village-Additional
FOR THE TAX LEVY  42.73%
AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  57.27%

Issue 5-Bradford Village
FOR THE TAX LEVY  63.21%

AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  36.79%

Issue 6-New Madison Village-Renewal-Operating Expenses
FOR THE TAX LEVY  58.76%
AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  41.24%

Issue 7-Pitsburg Village-Renewal-Roads
FOR THE TAX LEVY  70.00%

AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  30.00%

Issue 8-Pitsburg Village-Renewal-Sewers
FOR THE TAX LEVY  66.33%

AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  33.67%

Issue 9-Union City Village-Income Tax
FOR THE INCOME TAX  35.61%
AGAINST THE INCOME T  64.39%

Issue 10-Butler Township-Replacement-Current Expenses
FOR THE TAX LEVY  42.58%
AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  57.42%

Issue 11-Franklin Township-Renewal
FOR THE TAX LEVY  66.26%
AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  33.74%

Issue 12-Neave Township-Renewal
FOR THE TAX LEVY  61.81%

AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  38.19%

Issue 13-Wabash Township-Additional
FOR THE TAX LEVY  65.72%

AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  34.28%

Issue 14-Newton LSD
FOR THE TAX  21.43%
AGAINST THE TAX  78.57%

Issue 15-Tri County North LSD
FOR THE TAX LEVY  39.13%
AGAINST THE TAX LEVY  60.87%