Detailed Look at U.S. Governor of Ohio Victories for Mike DeWine, Nan Whaley; by county statewide and by precinct in Cuyahoga County
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine and former Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, a Democrat, won this week’s gubernatorial primaries in Ohio.
Here’s a look at how those votes went, precinct by precinct in Cuyahoga County and statewide by county, according to unofficial results. Final counts, including late mail ballots and provisional votes, will be released later.
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Cuyahoga County Republican Vote
Governor DeWine won Cuyahoga County with 52.9% of the vote, followed by former Rep. Jim Renacci (39.6%), Joe Blystone (6.4%) and Ron Hood (1.2%).
This included DeWine winning 637 of the county’s 975 precincts. Scroll the map below for the vote in each constituency.
In 44 precincts – shown in gray on the map – there were no Republican voters in the governor’s primary, according to unofficial results.
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Ohio Republican Vote by County
Statewide, DeWine won 64 of Ohio’s 88 counties, easily winning the Republican primary with 48.1% of the vote.
Renacci, of Wadsworth, took Medina and Shelby County and won 28% of the vote. Blystone, from East Liverpool, finished third with 21.8% of the vote, winning 22 of Ohio’s least populated counties. Hood got 2.1% of the vote.
DeWine’s best performance was in Hamilton County in Cincinnati, winning 61% of the vote. It also exceeded 50% in 19 other counties, including Franklin (59.7%), Lucas (58.2%), Montgomery (55.6%) and Greene (56%).
The only other candidate to reach 50% in any county was Blystone in Vinton (51.1%), Monroe (51.1%) and Meigs (50.1%).
Cuyahoga County Democratic Vote
For the Democrats, Whaley easily won Cuyahoga County by defeating John Cranley, the former mayor of Cincinnati.
Whaley won 938 of Cuyahoga County’s 975 ridings and tied with Cranley in nine others. Overall, she had 67.5% of Cuyahoga’s vote and Cranley 32.5%.
Ohio Democratic Vote by County
Whaley also beat Cranley by a wide margin in the state race, winning 80 of Ohio’s 88 counties, garnering 65% of the vote statewide, well ahead of Cranley’s 35%.
This was passed by Dayton’s Montgomery County at 81.8%. In three other counties in the Dayton area, she also garnered at least 80% of the vote – Greene (81.8%), Clark (81.2%) and Miami (80%).
Whaley claimed Hamilton County from Cincinnati with 50.1% of the vote, taking the land from Cranley in a close race.
Cranley garnered more than 60% of the vote in Lucas (67.8%), Brown (67.7%), and Adams (62.2%) counties.