Miss earlier Butler County election coverage? Here’s your comprehensive list

There have been many stories on the three Butler County races to be decided on Tuesday in the May 8 primary election.

Republican voters will decide on the Butler County Commission and 51st Ohio House District primary races as their Democratic Party counterparts are unopposed in the election.

On the Democratic side, voters will decide which candidate they will best challenge Republican incumbent Congressman Warren Davidson of Troy in November.

Here is your comprehensive election story coverage during this primary campaign:

West Chester Twp. Trustee Lee Wong is seeking to unseat incumbent Republican Butler County Commissioner Cindy Carpenter for her county commission seat in the May 8 primary election. FILE (Staff Writer)

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• Butler County Commission race features two candidates who never lost

• What a local politician’s bicycle taught him about campaigning (and winning)

• Carpenter seeks to win seventh straight countywide election 

• Butler County Commission candidates debate jobs, business growth

• Why this township may see Butler County’s ‘next burst in development’ 

Republican incumbent Ohio Rep. Wes Retherford, R-Hamilton, is seeking to stave off in the May 8 primary election his two GOP primary challengers, Greg Jolivette and Sara Carruthers. FILE (Staff Writer)


• Only 1 Butler County Statehouse seat will have a contested primary

• Incumbent not endorsed by Butler County Republican Party 

• Incumbent Butler County state lawmakers get Ohio GOP endorsement

• Opponents say local lawmaker not effective in representing Ohio’s 51st District

• Retherford says his record shows he works for Butler County constituents

• Jolivette said incumbent ‘didn’t take his job seriously’ and can ‘do the job on day one’

• Carruthers says she’s running ‘for the right reasons,’ not a paycheck or healthcare

• Jobs, opioid epidemic highlight forum with 51st Ohio Statehouse candidates

• Butler County candidate for Statehouse has yet to file required financial form


• Congressional Democratic candidates didn’t all agree on legal weed, and differed on gun control and the minimum wage


• 3 issues on May ballot could raise taxes in these Butler County communities

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