Of all the Cuyahoga County municipalities within the Chagrin Valley readership area, only Hunting Valley and Gates Mills gave the nod to President Donald J. Trump for a second term.

In Ohio, Mr. Trump was the clear winner although nationwide Democrat Joseph Biden took in the majority of the Electoral College votes to win the race.

In Northeast Ohio, Gates Mills chose the incumbent by a vote of 820-788.

As of now, Hunting Valley, including its Geauga County portion stands at 268 for Mr. Trump and 257 for Mr. Biden.

Here is how the rest of the Chagrin Valley voted for president:

BENTLEYVILLE – Biden 323,Trump 283

CHAGRIN FALLS – Biden 1,617,Trump 1,115

CHAGRIN FALLS TWP. – Biden 50, Trump 38

MORELAND HILLS – Biden 1,593, Trump 840

ORANGE – Biden 1,796, Trump 534

PEPPER PIKE –Biden 3,106, Trump 1,390

SOLON –Biden 8,613, Trump 4,561

WOODMERE – Biden 296, Trump 40

In Geauga County, South Russell Village and Bainbridge Township went blue and chose Mr. Biden. Every precinct in the village voted for the Democrat and in Bainbridge it was precincts A and B including the community of Chagrin Falls Park that gave the former vice president the edge.

The South Russell vote was Mr. Biden 1,463 and Mr. Trump 1,232. The vote in Bainbridge was slim with 4,029 for Mr. Biden and 4,008 for Mr. Trump.

Valley township votes as of early this week were:

AUBURN – Biden 1,762, Trump 2,655

CHESTER – Biden 2508, Trump 8,122

NEWBURY – Biden 1,360, Trump 4,390

RUSSELL – Biden 3,562, Trump 4,206

Mail-in ballot postmarked by Nov. 2 and received at boards of elections by Nov. 13 will be counted. Ohio by law will certify the vote by Nov. 28.

A veteran reporter and columnist, Barbara Christian has been covering Chagrin Falls since 1967 and is currently responsible for Chagrin Falls village events, government and school board news along with her weekly column "Window on Main Street."

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