While tax levies are failing all across northwest Ohio, spirits are up in the polls.
Four of five liquor license issues on the ballot in Lucas County are winning easily, while a fifth is trailing by just four votes.
At 9:30 p.m., liquor license votes for The Andersons, Buffalo Wild Wings, Giannos Italian Bistro, and Keeter's Sports Bar & Grill were all comfortably ahead. Oregon Fuel Mart's option trailed 29-25.
Voters in Perrysburg also looked kindly on local liquor issues approving licenses for Bassett's Market and Aficionado Wine and Cigars Ltd. by more than three to one margins.
Each of these votes were limited to single precincts.
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