Republicans will remain in control of state government in Ohio following wins in Tuesday’s general election.
Mike DeWine led the way with a win in the race for governor. He outpaced Democrat Richard Cordray by about 182,000 votes, according to unofficial results.
DeWine garnered 50.7 percent of the vote, Cordray had 46.4 percent, Libertarian Travis M. Irvine had 1.8 percent and Green Party candidate Constance Gadell-Newton had 1.1 percent.
In Fulton County, DeWine had 10,344 votes to 5,184 for Cordray, 390 for Irvine and 164 for Gadell-Newton. DeWine won every precinct. In Lucas County, Corday had 87,624 votes, DeWine 56,001, Irvine 3,205, and Gadell-Newton 1,921.
In the race for Ohio Attorney General, current Republican state auditor Dave Yost defeated Democrat Steve Dettelbach 52.4-47.6 percent.
In the race for state auditor, Republican Keith Faber won with 49.9 percent of the vote, compared to 46.1 percent for Democrat Zack Space and 4 percent for Libertarian Robert C. Coogan.
In the secretary of state race, Republican Frank LaRose garnered 50.9 percent of the vote, Democrat Kathleen Clyde 46.7 percent and Libertarian Dustin R. Nanna 2.4 percent.
In the race for state treasurer Republican Robert Sprague topped Democrat Rob Richardson 53.5 percent to 46.5 percent.
Democrat Sherrod Brown was reelected to the U.S. Senate for a third term. He defeated Republican Jim Renacci 53.2 percent to 46.8 percent.
Renacci won in Fulton County with 9,323 votes, compared to 6,612 for Brown. The Swanton Three, Swanton Four and Delta One precincts were the only ones that Brown won in the county. Brown and Renacci tied in Wauseon Three.
In Lucas County, Brown garnered 97,960 votes and Renacci 49,318.