In Franklin County, Ohio, the last presidential election saw a majority of people voting for the Democratic Party, with 64.7% of the votes, while 33.4% voted for the Republican Party and the remaining 1.9% for other parties. This county is home to a variety of federal and state officials, cities, school districts, courts, and legislation initiatives. In a close race for the Ohio Senate in Franklin County, Republican candidate Michele Reynolds won against incumbent Democratic Senator Tina Maharath (D-Canal Winchester) by a margin of six percentage points, with 97% of the votes counted for a seat in Senate District 3.This district includes New Albany, Gahanna, Reynoldsburg and parts of Columbus and is split 50% Democratic and 47% Republican. The cities located in Franklin County, Ohio that are currently covered by Ballotpedia include David Leeland (D-Columbus), Adam Miller (D-Columbus), and Judge Jeffrey Brown in the Franklin County Court of Common Appeals.
The school districts located in Franklin County, Ohio that are currently covered by Ballotpedia are also predominantly Democratic, with 64.7% versus 33.4%. Voters re-elected Hearcel Craig (Democrat from Columbus) from Ohio for Senate District 15 and elected Bill DeMora (Democrat) for Senate District 25 for the first time. These results will be certified in the coming days.