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Q&A with Council’s Newest Member, Rob Dorans

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Q&A with Council’s Newest Member, Rob Dorans

Rob Dorans was sworn in as Columbus City Council’s newest member last week, replacing former president pro tem Michael Stinziano. Stinzianio won his race against former county auditor Clarence Mingo in the 2018 general election, and officially took office on Monday, March 11. Stinziano’s successor comes from a labor law background, dedicating seven years to […]

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City Council Appoints Rob Dorans to Replace Stinziano

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City Council Appoints Rob Dorans to Replace Stinziano

On Monday, Feb. 25, City Council appointed Rob Dorans as its newest member. Dorans, who is currently serving as commissioner for the Recreation and Parks Department, fills the vacancy left by former President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano, who was elected as County Auditor in the 2018 general election. “We are very pleased to have Rob […]

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Vote for Success: Getting Women Elected

  Vote for Success: Getting Women Elected

Join CoverMyMeds’ Women in Healthcare IT for our Vote for Success: Getting Women Elected Event! Elected officials, current candidates, and campaign managers will share their experiences about what it takes to run a campaign. Whether you’re thinking about running for PTA President, School Board, or even Senator, come hear advice and tips from our speakers. […]

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Issue 1 Proponents, Opponents Up Their Game in Days Before Special Election

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Issue 1 Proponents, Opponents Up Their Game in Days Before Special Election

With less than a week before the August 2 special election, where voters will decide if they want a hybrid council, made up of 10 district and three at-large seats, pressure is climbing for groups Represent Columbus and One Columbus to get out the “Yes” and “No” votes, respectively. Forums, debates and podcasts have been […]

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13 Semifinalists Selected for City Council Seat

Walker Evans Walker Evans 13 Semifinalists Selected for City Council Seat

Earlier this month, 32 people applied for a seat on city council that will become open on January 1st. Last week, that list was narrowed to 13 finalists, including Michael D. Aaron, Mitchell J. Brown, Catherine Girves, Marc Gofstein, Marian L. Harris, Monica E. Hawkins, John Lathram, Kiwan R. Lawson, Brandyn L. McElroy, James Ragland, Emmanuel V. Remy, L. Robert Thaxton and Tiffany White. Public interviews with finalists […]

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Columbus City Council Accepting Applications for New Appointment

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus City Council Accepting Applications for New Appointment

While Columbus residents just voted for five City Councilmembers during November’s election, there’s one more newcomer that will be added to the roster in January. Current Councilmember Eileen Paley is stepping down to take on her newly elected position as a Judge at the Franklin County Municipal Court, which will vacate her seat at City Hall. “In […]

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Democratic Slate Sweeps Columbus City Council Race

Walker Evans Walker Evans Democratic Slate Sweeps Columbus City Council Race

Klein. Brown. Stinziano. Hardin. Page. The Democratic slate of City Council Candidates restated their last names many times over during campaign events this year, and the tactic seems to have worked. Columbus voters took to the ballots today to elect all five of the Democratic candidates into office. “Tonight, this is about validation,” said incumbent […]

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