Ohio voters overwhelmingly renew Third Frontier and relocate Columbus Casino
By Bailey Ludlam
COLUMBUS, Ohio: On Tuesday, May 4, Ohio voters approved the renewal of the state's Third Frontier program and the relocation of a, yet to be developed, Columbus Casino.
The Third Frontier measure, also known as Issue 1, passed with 62% in support and 38% in opposition. The measure authorizes the state to approve an estimated $700 million bond over four years on the Ohio Third Frontier program, a program that promotes growth in the technology industry. Voters approved Issue 2 with 68% in favor and 32% opposed. Tuesday's vote gives Penn National Gaming, Inc. the green light to relocate the Columbus casino to the former Delphi Corp. plant.
May 4 election results, according to the Ohio Secretary of State, follow.
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State as of 10:15 a.m. E.T.
Election results via Ohio Secretary of State as of 10:15 a.m. E.T.