Paulding County voters rejected a renewal levy for the county library system.
According unofficial results, the 2.17-mill, five-year renewal levy for the Paulding County Carnegie Library System was defeated. The levy would have brought $694,576.94 a year to the library district, according to information from the Paulding County auditor’s office.
On Tuesday, Defiance County Republicans nominated Mark Holtsberry to run against Democrat Bob Burkley for county commissioner in the November election. Holtsberry defeated incumbent Fred Pieper in the primary.
Tony Burkley got wide Republican support for re-election as the state representative for the 82nd District. Burkley defeated challenger Brett Eley 1,508 to 225, according to unofficial results.