Election 2021: What to know about new Dayton leaders, local school boards and more

Vote today Tuesday Nov. 2, 2021. MARSHALL GORBY\STAFF
Vote today Tuesday Nov. 2, 2021. MARSHALL GORBY\STAFF

In Tuesday’s elections, voters in Dayton chose a new mayor, while voters across the area decided school board members and two key tax issues.

ExploreELECTION RESULTS: Complete list of winners of local races and issues

Below are some of the top races and issues in the greater Dayton area.

Beavercreek school board

From an initial set of five candidates, two incumbents and one newcomer were elected to the Beavercreek school board, according to unofficial final results.

Incumbent school board candidates JoAnn Rigano and Krista Hunt won their Beavercreek school board races as did newcomer Carl Fischer, according to unofficial, final results from the Greene County Board of Elections on Tuesday.

ExploreFULL REPORT: Two incumbents, one newcomer win Beavercreek school board seats

Centerville school board

After a hotly-disputed race, all three incumbents were reelected to the Centerville school board, according to final but unofficial results.

Centerville’s board of education campaign matched a slate of challengers who ran as a team — Lysa Kosins, Dawn McGuire and Heather Schultz — against incumbents John Doll, Dr. David Roer and Megan Sparks on another.

ExploreCenterville incumbents appear to win re-election in school board, city council races

Dayton city commission

Shenise Turner-Sloss and Darryl Fairchild both won seats on the Dayton city commission, beating two other candidates that were endorsed by the Montgomery County Democratic Party.

The race heated up in the final week after a controversy about mailers critical of Turner-Sloss and Fairchild led to the resignation of a county party leader.

ExploreNEW DETAILS: Turner-Sloss, Fairchild talk about Dayton commission victories

Greene County jail levy

According to unofficial final voting results, Greene County voters rejected a 0.25% sales tax to fund the construction of a combined jail and sheriff’s office.

ExploreCLOSER LOOK: Greene County voters reject jail tax levy

Montgomery County human services levy

By an overwhelming margin, Montgomery County voters renewed the human services levy, paying for more than 35 nonprofits and services for several groups, according to final unofficial results.

ExploreHuman services levy renewal passes

Springboro school board

In a crowded field of eight candidates seeking three seats, all three incumbents were reelected to the Springboro school board, according to final unofficial voting results.

ExploreFULL REPORT: Springboro school board incumbents win election

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