General Election Overview: November 2, 1982

Official Tabulation

GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Clarence J. Brown and

James E. Betts (R) 1,303,962

*Richard F. Celeste and

Myrl H. Shoemaker (D) 1,981,882

Phyllis Goetz and

Lee Paolini (Libertarian) 39,114

Kurt O. Landefeld and

Rachel H. Knapik 14,279

Robert Menefee and

Jesse Menefee (WI) 7

Erwin J. Reupert and

John N. Salierno 17,484

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT
(Full Term Commencing January 1, 1983)

John W. McCormac 1,148,239

*A. William Sweeney 1,564,495

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT
(Full Term Commencing January 2, 1983)

*Ralph S. Locher 1,437,584

William J. McCrone 1,129,675

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT
(Unexpired Term Ending January 1, 1985)

*James P. Celebrezze 1,617,247

Blanche Krupansky 1,301,423

ATTORNEY GENERAL

*Anthony J. Celebrezze Jr. (D) 2,036,243

Charles R. Saxbe (R) 1,203,797

James L. Schuller (Libertarian) 81,974

AUDITOR OF STATE

Vincent C. Campanella (R) 1,550,227

*Thomas E. Ferguson (D) 1,692,670

SECRETARY OF STATE

*Sherrod Brown (D) 1,739,602

Virgil E. Brown (R) 1,362,079

Margaret Ann Leech (Libertarian) 143,943

TREASURER OF STATE

Thomas V. Brown (Libertarian) 195,957

Dana G. Rinehart (R) 1,470,172

*Mary Ellen Withrow (D) 1,541,199

UNITED STATES SENATOR

Fay Treffert Ellis (WI) 35

Philip Herzing (Libertarian) 36,103

Alicia Merel 38,803

*Howard M. Metzenbaum (D) 1,923,767

Paul E. Pfeifer (R) 1,396,790

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY
To authorize the state to issue bonds to make lower cost financing
available for the elderly and privately owned, single family housing.

YES 1,827,453

NO 1,356,336

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY
To authorize the Ohio Rail Transportation Authority to design , construct and operate a high speed intercity rail transportation system and to impose one percent sales and use tax to finance the system.

YES 708,605

NO 2,420,593

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY
To change the system for selecting members of the Public Utilities Commission so that they are elected rather than appointed.

YES 1,053,274

NO 2,175,893

 

Turnout

NUMBER OF PRECINCTS 13,401

NUMBER OF ELECTORS VOTING 3,551,995

(WI) Denotes write-in.