Columbus Election Results 2020

Last updated: 11/4/20 at 10:32 a.m.

While it’s still too early to call the Presidential Election, local and state results are available.

Democrats did well in Franklin County, with Gary Tyack defeated incumbent Ron O’Brien for Franklin County Prosecutor. The Democrats also took home wins for Franklin County Treasurer and Franklin County Commissioners.

Here’s how the 2020 election has shaped up locally.


Franklin County Prosecutor:

Gary Tyack (D): 53%
Ron O’Brien (R): 47%


Franklin County Treasurer:

Cheryl Brooks Sullivan (D): 64%
Brandon Cross (R): 36%


Franklin County Commissioner 1:

Kevin L. Boyce (D): 65%
Andrew C. Littler (R): 35%


Franklin County Commissioner 2:

John O’Grady (D): 65%
Luis Gil (R): 35%


Ohio Supreme Court

Sharon Kennedy: 55%
John O’Donnell: 45%

Jennifer Brunner: 55%
Judi French: 45%


Issue #1: Electric Service Aggregation Program Measure

For: 76%
Against: 24%

This issue authorizes the city of Columbus to establish an Electric Aggregation Program, which would allow the city to aggregate the retail electrical load of customers within the city’s boundaries, and allowing customers to opt-out of the program.


Issue #2: Creation of a Civilian Review Board

For: 74%
Against: 26%

The people of Columbus have voted, overwhelmingly, to support the creation of a civilian review board. The board will have the authority to launch and carry out investigations of alleged police misconduct, subpoena testimony and evidence during the investigations, make recommendations to the Division of Police, and appoint and manage the new position of Inspector General for the Division of Police.


Issue #24: Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Tax Renewal and Increase

For: 70%
Against: 30%

The ADAMH Tax Levy in Franklin County passed overwhelmingly. The levy will provide funding to programs for mental health, alcohol, and drug addiction in Franklin County.


Gahanna-Jefferson School Levy

For: 50%
Against: 50%

As of right now, the proposed levy for Gahanna-Jefferson is too close to call, separated by only 2 votes. The Franklin County Board of Elections list the unofficial results as 14,097 in favor and 14,095 against the issue.

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