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In the News (Sat 17 Aug 19)

 The Free Press -- Independent News Media - Bob Fitrakis
An analysis of the Franklin County Board of Elections’ allocation of machines reveals a consistent pattern of providing fewer machines to the Democratic city of Columbus, with its Democratic mayor and uniformly Democratic city council, despite increased voter registration in the city.
Franklin County had traditionally used a formula of one machine per 100 voters, with machine usage allowable up to 125 votes per machine.
Franklin County, Ohio’s formula served to disenfranchise disproportionately poor, minority and Democratic voters under the guise of rewarding the “likely” voter or active registered voters.
www.freepress.org /columns/display/3/2004/990   (1083 words)

 Franklin Township, Summit County, Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Franklin Township was founded in 1817 and is located at the southern edge of Summit County, in Northeast Ohio.
Chippewa Township, in Wayne County, is to the west of Franklin Township, with the Village of Clinton to the southwest.
Franklin's southern neighbor is Lawrence Township, in Stark County.
www.franklintownship-oh.gov /home.htm   (255 words)

Franklin County, named in honor of Benjamin Franklin is located in the center of the state around the city of Columbus.
Columbus is the capital of Ohio and also the county seat of Franklin County.
Ohio Network of American History and Research Centers (This is a descriptiong of the central storage places for groups of Ohio counties.)
homepages.rootsweb.com /~maggieoh/mfranklin.html   (218 words)

 Franklin County, Ohio
The population of Franklin in 1820 was 10,300; in 1830, 14,756; in 1840, 24,880; 1860, 50,361; 1880, 86,882, of whom 63,224 were Ohio-born; 2,916 Pennsylvania; 1,920 Virginia; 1,699 New York; 601 Kentucky; 521 Indiana; 6,098 Germany; 2,742 Ireland; England and Wales, 1,598; British America, 396; France, 266; Scotland, 156.
The tract comprised within the limits of the county was once the residence of the Wyandot Indians.
The county of Franklin, one of the first to be created by the new State legislature, was formed in 1803 with Franklinton as the seat of justice.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~henryhowesbook/franklin.html   (8002 words)

 Franklin County, New York Genealogical Records Information
Malone was chosen the County seat and court sessions were held in the "Academy." A new courthouse was erected the next year, which was also the jail and a house of worship; and the present one was built in 1885 at an expense of some $35,000.
Franklin was one of the principal counties through which the "Underground Railroad" ramified previous to the Civil War, Malone being one of the main stations.
In the "Fenian Raids" of 1866 and 1870 Franklin was one of the rendezvous.
www.mynewyorkgenealogy.com /ny_county/fr.htm   (1065 words)

 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Franklin County, Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,407 km² (543 mi²).
The county is drained by the Olentangy River and the Scioto River.
Iraq Museum International always displays the most recent published revision of the source article, Franklin County, Ohio; all previous versions may be viewed here.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /ref/index.php?title=Franklin_County,_Ohio   (561 words)

 Franklin County GOP: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We successfully defended the Ohio Constitution from the out of state, special interest groups that were trying slant the playing field to their favor.
Ohio voters did not fall for the rhetoric and gimmicks proposed by the 527 organizations and Issues 2-5 were soundly defeated.
We were able to introduce a diverse group of candidates to the residents of Franklin County, some who were successful and others who will achieve success in the future.
www.franklincountygop.org /index.aspx   (318 words)

 Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio History, Vol. 2 -- Genealogy Database for Family History Research
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio: Camp Chase Cemetery This is an extraction of the Camp Chase Cemetery in Columbus, Franklin County Ohio.
Franklin County, Kentucky Marriage Records, 1790-1815, Volume I A collection of marriage records for Franklin County, Kentucky from 1790 to 1815.
Ohio Vital Records: Marriages Selected Counties If you have ancestry that settled and married in the rolling green hills or fertile lowlands of this historically significant state, your search starts here.
www.familybirthrecords.com /db.asp?dbid=3202   (416 words)

 Ohio's Franklin County Whitetail Pro
Well after the close of the 2001-02 deer season, 35-year-old Adam Hays of Glenford was out hunting sheds with his dog in the suburban woodlots on the eastern edge of Franklin County when the Lab returned with an awesome antler.
All of his Ohio hunting, however, has taken place within Franklin County, where he sees - and often harvests - the largest racks of them all.
Eleven of those deer were harvested in Franklin County - including the biggest buck of them all, the original owner of the shed that Hays dog had fetched.
www.ohiogameandfish.com /hunting/whitetail-deer-hunting/oh_aa073904a   (1340 words)

 Effect of Voting Machine Shortages in Franklin County, Ohio -- 2004 General Election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Despite unprecedented registration and get-out-the vote efforts in Franklin County, with predicted record turnout, only 61% of the county's registered voters turned out in the 2004 general election.
Coupled with a time-consuming complicated ballot and the same number of voting machines as in 2000, the system was unable to handle the load of approximately 25% increase in registration rolls and high voter interest in what was billed as the most important election of a lifetime.
As for the differential effect between red and blue precincts, one factor might be a longer time taken to vote on the average in minority and urban precincts.
copperas.com /machinery   (1197 words)

 Solid Waste Authority of Franklin County Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We are one of the 52 solid waste districts created by the Ohio General Assembly in 1989.
665 in Southern Franklin County (purchased from Franklin County in 1991).
Along I-71 in southern Franklin County, SWACO in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Transportation, has established a "target enforcement area." As motorists drive through the area they are instructed to tune their vehicle radios to 1630AM.
www.swaco.org /swaco/aboutus.htm   (615 words)

 Franklin County, Ohio Marriage Records
Please note the "other" Franklin County, Ohio Marriage list we have available as well.
It covers the ministers' listing of some of these marriages, as well as some that did not make it into this list.
It is rather odd that not all the county records would be transcribed together, but that might be why there is some confusion as to "who married whom".
www.alkire.org /gen/frankmarr.html   (72 words)

 Franklin County, Ohio (OH) @USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Branch office of Ohio State University, it combines the needs of local citizens and communities, with new research and technical information.
Includes county profile and services, educational and government websites, parks and recreation, health facilities, and places to visit.
Fire investigation task force serving the northwestern area of Franklin County who work together to investigate serious fires and determine their cause and origin.
www.at-usa.com /Ohio/Counties/Franklin   (295 words)

 Percent of Births to Unwed Mothers by Race for Franklin County: 1988 - 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1996, the total number of births to unwed mothers in Franklin County was 5,489 or 34.8% of total births.
In 1996, 70.1% of fl births in Franklin County were to unwed mothers, compared to 24.2% of all other births.
The percentage of total births to unwed mothers in Franklin County increased steadily each year from 1988 to 1993.
www.owlriver.com /pie.mhsc.org/DataPages/sd-078.htm   (270 words)

 Franklin County Ohio
Jails are so overcrowded that Ohio's urban counties are paying millions to house excess inmates elsewhere.
Fourth-ranked Ohio State jumped on No. 5 Notre Dame with big play after big play last night in a 34-20 Fiesta romp, sending the Irish to their eighth consecutive bowl defeat.
Inmate suicides dropped by more than half in Ohio prisons in 2005 a reduction the state attributes to new procedures that elevated suicide prevention from the duties of mental health workers to everyone from guards to wardens.
franklincountyohio.net   (654 words)

 RantWorld: What's Wrong with Franklin, Ohio?
Damschroder is the former Executive Director of the Franklin County Republican Party, and sources close to the Board of Elections tell the Free Press that Damschroder and Ohio’s Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell met with President Bush in Columbus on Election Day.
The county should have enough poll workers for its 788 precincts this year, Damschroder said, thanks to a state law that was passed in May allowing county employees to take off work with pay to work at the polls on Election Day.
The votes lost to vote suppression tactics in Franklin and Cuyahoga counties are lost for good, but a punch card recount could discover a large number of "spoiled" Democratic votes and gain Kerry some ground.
rantworld.blogs.com /rantworld/2004/11/whats_wrong_wit_1.html   (1474 words)

 Franklin County, Ohio History Genealogy
This site is the result of my continuing and growing interest in Franklin County, its history and genealogy.
The engraving of the old Franklin County Courthouse used as a border for this page is from the 1880 Williams Bros. History of Franklin and Pickaway Counties, Ohio.
I would like to invite all visitors to help me build a Franklin County Photo Album by submitting old family photographs that were taken in Franklin County, or of family members who resided in the county.
homepages.rootsweb.com /~rocky/franklin_county/franklin.htm   (340 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Franklin County, Ohio
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1879-85 (9th District 1879-81, 12th District 1881-83, 13th District 1883-85).
U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1885-95 (13th District 1885-91, 9th District 1891-93, 12th District 1893-95).
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/OH/FR.html   (1311 words)

 Welcome to the Franklin County Democratic Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lori Tyack defeated her opponent by a landslide, becoming the first female and the first Democrat elected Franklin County Municipal Clerk of Court in the office's 80-year history.
His accomplishments...include record-breaking tax collections, a core portfolio that outperformed the market by 154 percent, and outreach efforts such as working with the elderly to keep them in their homes, creating a community-wide financial education program and establishing a land bank to clean up and redevelop foreclosed properties.
After evading and denying Ohio's four billion dollar deficit during his re-election bid, Bob Taft ordered the largest tax increases in state history.
www.fcdp.org   (385 words)

 Government Performance Project 2001/Report card: Franklin County, Ohio
Not only is the county government a mega-bureaucracy, with 7,000 employees and 33 separate agencies, it is a bureaucracy that has had a habit of venturing off on its own.
Given these problems, the county should be commended for the efforts it has made in recent years to improve its management practices, especially since many of the structural difficulties stem from state law and can’t be eliminated through local action.
Positives: Dramatic recent reductions in turnover; good outreach for recruiting; county is longtime leader in using performance pay; emphasis on training; good labor-management relations; strategic and business planning for HR in place; central HR office increasingly “consulting” with independent agencies; speed of hiring has improved.
governing.com /gpp/2002/gp2fran.htm   (709 words)

 Franklin County, Indiana Genealogical Records Information
Franklin County was made effective February 1, 1811, it was named for Benjamin Franklin, American Statesman, Scientist, Writer and much more.
Franklin County is bounded east by the State of Ohio, south by Dearborn and Ripley, west by Decatur and Rush, and north by Fayette and Union counties.
Franklin County was the sixth county formed and was taken from Dearborn and Clark Counties in conformity with the legislative act of November 27, 1810.
www.myindianagenealogy.com /in_county/fr.htm   (551 words)

 227k Inactive Voters Registered in Franklin County (Ohio)
Franklin County has more than 227,000 inactive voters -- about a quarter of the county's registered voters.
Almost 1.9 million of Ohio's more than 8.5 million registered voters haven't cast a ballot since at least 1999, the Dispatch analysis found.
OH has procedures in place for fraud and the overall voter pool in a critical county for Kerry is much less than anticipated.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1254983/posts   (436 words)

 Franklin County Ohio Bankruptcy Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Franklin County Ohio Bankruptcy Court - Welcome To The Home Page Of The US Bankruptcy Court For The District Of New Jersey www.njb.uscourts.gov
Typically a business is allowed to continue to operate while it is in Chapter 11, although it does so under the supervision of the Bankruptcy Court franklin county ohio bankruptcy court and its appointees.
Includes local rules, opinions, bankruptcy forms, fee schedule, filing franklin county ohio bankruptcy court statistics and more.
carostina.50webs.com /franklin-county-ohio-bankruptcy-court.html   (681 words)

 Franklin County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
FCBMR/DD is a county agency providing supports to children and adults who have mental retardation or other developmental disabilities.
Services are provided to residents of Franklin County, Ohio.
Click here to view a 14 minute video describing the services provided by the Franklin County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities.
www.fcbmrdd.org   (168 words)

 Franklin County, Ohio - Welcome!
We are pleased to welcome you to the Franklin County Probate Court website.
As Judge of the Probate Court, I serve as both the Judge and Clerk of the Court.
In this dual capacity, my staff and I are committed to make the Probate Court more accessable to the citizens of Franklin County and the attorneys who practice in the Court.
www.franklincountyohio.gov /probate/index.cfm   (113 words)

 Ohio Department of Development - Office of Strategic Research
Ohio Department of Development - Office of Strategic Research
The Office of Strategic Research provides data and analysis on the Economic, Industrial, and Demographic trends of the State of Ohio, its businesses and its people.
Census 2000 Data are now available in downloadable format.
www.odod.state.oh.us /research   (52 words)

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