Election results certified, two auto recounts in Streetsboro

By Mike sever | staff writer Published:

It's official -- Barack Obama was Portage County voters' choice for president. Tuesday morning. The Portage County Board of Elections certified the official vote tallies from the Nov. 6 general election. The Obama/Biden ticket won 39,453 to 35,242 for Romney/Ryan. The turnout for the election was 71 percent of registered voters, right in line with the prediction from local election officials.