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2020 General Election

Biden, Pence Visit Ohio in Late Battleground Push

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Biden, Pence Visit Ohio in Late Battleground Push

By Tyler Buchanan Flanked by dump trucks and construction equipment, some adorned with flags and campaign signs, Vice President Mike Pence told hundreds of supporters about the need to “Make America Great Again, again.” Meanwhile, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden also made his case to Buckeye State voters Monday in back-to-back events in Toledo and Cincinnati. […]

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Commentary: A Safe Experience at the Polls

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Commentary: A Safe Experience at the Polls

By Tyler Buchanan By the time I arrived at the Franklin County Board of Elections last Thursday afternoon, the long line waiting to vote I’d seen in photos had mostly dissipated. Once I made it past the gauntlet of enthusiastic partisans in the parking lot — Please take a quick glance at this giant stack of pamphlets, won’t […]

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LTE: Columbus Has the Opportunity to Lead on Clean Energy

Rob Dorans Rob Dorans LTE: Columbus Has the Opportunity to Lead on Clean Energy

Climate change is real. We have all watched in horror as wildfires this summer that continue to ravage the west coast, exacerbated by extreme temperatures and drought. We have also seen record-breaking hurricanes hit coastal states in recent years. While these weather events may seem distant, Central Ohio is also impacted by the effects of […]

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Civilian Review Board Issue Formally Launches Campaign

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Civilian Review Board Issue Formally Launches Campaign

The campaign to create a Civilian Review Board in the City of Columbus has officially launched. Columbus Issue 2 will establish a Civilian Police Review Board and create an Inspector General for the Columbus Division of Police that will conduct independent investigations into police misconduct. “Issue 2 will hold law enforcement accountable and puts power […]

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Don’t Vote Twice, Ohio Secretary of State Office Says

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Don’t Vote Twice, Ohio Secretary of State Office Says

By Tyler Buchanan Ohio elections officials are urging voters to take advantage of absentee voting this fall, noting it is a safe option amid the coronavirus pandemic. President Donald Trump has repeatedly spread misinformation about the practice of voting by mail, and this week has encouraged voters to potentially cast multiple ballots — an illegal practice that is a fourth-degree […]

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The Matriots Announce 2020 General Election Endorsements

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Matriots Announce 2020 General Election Endorsements

The Matriots PAC has announced their endorsement of 63 women who are running for Ohio offices in 2020. The Ohio nonpartisan political action committee will endorse women from 24 Ohio counties, 14 first-time candidates, 29 incumbents, two women running for sheriff (currently there is only one female sheriff in Ohio’s 88 counties) and one race in […]

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