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2020 General Election

Understanding the Consequences of Ohio’s 2020 Election Results

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Understanding the Consequences of Ohio’s 2020 Election Results

By David C. DeWitt While the U.S. anxiously awaits the results of an extremely close presidential election, the results in Ohio are becoming far more clear. The long and short of it appears to be: President Donald Trump has won in Ohio (by an eight point margin, the same spread as 2016, and two points higher than his […]

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2020 General Election Results

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman 2020 General Election Results

Ohioans turned out in record numbers for the 2020 General Election with nearly 6 million votes cast, despite a global pandemic and rampant disinformation surrounding the election. As of Wednesday morning, over 609,000 Franklin County residents cast a ballot — nearly 70% of registered voters. Over half of that total voted absentee. Now, the unofficial […]

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Key 2020 Ohio Statehouse Election Takeaways

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Key 2020 Ohio Statehouse Election Takeaways

By Tyler Buchanan By all indications, the Ohio Republican Party appears to have maintained its supermajorities in both state legislative chambers as they head into a new term next year. The results from Tuesday night are unofficial and several races are too close to call. But Republicans were able to net at least a few seats […]

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We Might Not Know Who Won Ohio Tonight, and That’s OK

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal We Might Not Know Who Won Ohio Tonight, and That’s OK

By Tyler Buchanan Which presidential candidate is going to win Ohio? Donald Trump and Joe Biden both have a good chance. But it’s possible that we will all head to bed tonight not knowing which way the Buckeye State voted. If so, that’s OK. Here is a quick explanation of why that is, and what you […]

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Keys to the 2020 Ohio Statehouse Legislative Races

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Keys to the 2020 Ohio Statehouse Legislative Races

By Tyler Buchanan Two years ago, Democrat Jessica Miranda won her state representative seat by just 56 votes — barely enough to fit in a row or two at Madeira High School’s football stadium in her 28th district. A few counties north, Republican J. Todd Smith won his 43rd District seat by 137 votes. Miranda is running for […]

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What Could Criminal Justice Reform Look Like Under a New County Prosecutor?

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman What Could Criminal Justice Reform Look Like Under a New County Prosecutor?

Gary Tyack, former judge for the Tenth District Court of Appeals, is running for Franklin County Prosecutor against incumbent Ron O’Brien, who has been at the job for over 23 years. The Tyack campaign says that while O’Brien has been at the helm, Republican corruption at the Ohio Statehouse has been ignored and racial disparities […]

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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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