(11-8-22) Election results will be updated all night as we receive them from around the Stateline area.
Observation at 8:30pm Early voting has Gov. Mike DeWine ahead of challenger Nan Whaley by 9 points, while Celina native and Republican incumbent Keith Faber is currently trailing his opponent Taylor Sappington by almost 2 points, just 3 minutes later DeWine is up by 11 points and Faber is up by 1 point.
In the US Senate race (D) Tim Ryan is leading JD Vance by 5 points at 7:55pm.
Absentee ballots have given Angie King the inside track to be the new State Rep in District 84 with 70%-30% lead.
9:07pm 29 of 36 precincts in Mercer County have reported.
9:10pm pretty safe to say that Gov. DeWine will win re-election. Angie King has assured herself as the State Rep in District 84
NOTE: Final vote (unofficial count) King wins with 82% of the vote
9:12 pm JD Vance now trails Tim Ryan by less then a point in US Senate race
9:25 pm State Auditor Keith Faber, Secretary of State Frank LaRose and Attorney General Dave Yost and State Treasurer Robert Sprauge will make it a Republican sweep.
9:45pm The state has reported that 4,698 out of 8,933 precincts have reported
10:43pm JD Vance up by 7 points in the US Senate Race
Mercer County Issues
Unofficial results with all precincts reporting-
- Auglaize County 39 of 39 precincts at 9:30pm
- Darke County
- Mercer County 36 of 36 precincts at 9:30pm (will post once state puts it on their website)
- Van Wert County 39 of 39 precincts