CINCINNATI -- After months of television and internet ads, automated phone calls and rallies, the midterm elections have come to a close, and as the smoke clears from the political battlefield, some stand triumphant over the rest.
Here is a quick rundown of who won and which issues were passed.
Mike DeWine (R) beat Richard Cordray (D) in the Ohio governor’s race.
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) was re-elected over Jim Renacci (R).
Ohio’s Issue 1 was rejected.
Steve Chabot (R) was re-elected to represent Ohio’s 1st congressional district over Aftab Pureval (D).
Stephanie Dumas (D) beat Chris Monzel (R) to the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners.
Mike Braun (R) was elected as an Indiana senator over Sen. Joe Donnelly.
Representative Brad Wenstrup (R) was re-elected to represent Ohio’s 2nd congressional district over Jill Schiller (D).
Dave Yost (R) beat Steve Dettelbach (D) to become Ohio’s attorney general.
Issue 9, the children’s services levy, passed
Issue 10, which shortens city council terms, passed.
Issue 12, allowing city council to meet privately, passed.
Dusty Rhodes (D) was re-elected to be the Hamilton County Auditor over Nancy Aicholz (R).
For a full list of election results, click here.