Primary Election Day: What you need to know

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – It’s Primary Election Day in Ohio. 

There are no statewide issues, but local communities will see some school levies, city races and judgeships, among others. 

Polls in Ohio are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Ohio voters can find their polling location by clicking here.

Some of the more interesting races are in the cities of Youngstown and Niles. 

Former Youngstown Law Director Marty Hume and current Law Director Jeff Limbian will run the Democratic Primary for Municipal judge.

Also in Mahoning County, multiple candidates are running for Youngstown and Struthers council seats and Struthers mayor.

Issues in Mahoning County are mostly renewals, except for West Branch Schools.

In Niles, incumbent Mayor Steve Mientkiewicz is being challenged by former Service-Safety Director Jim Depasqual and George Kuriatnyk. All three are Democrats.

There will be 10 tax renewals on the ballot in Trumbull County and four additional levies.

In Columbiana County, no candidate races are contested and there are several big tax issues — all are new money requests except for Beaver Local Schools.

For a complete list of candidates and races go to the Elections tab.

WKBN 27 First News will have complete election coverage throughout the day with immediate results on and full election coverage and results beginning on First News on Fox at 10 p.m. and on First News at 11 p.m. 

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