With less than 70 days left before election day on November 7, CU is taking a better look at the candidates vying for a spot on Columbus City Council. Shannon Hardin is an incumbent endorsed by the Franklin County Democratic Party. As a current member of Columbus City Council, Hardin has prioritized improving the quality […]
With less than 70 days left before election day on November 7, CU is taking a better look at the candidates vying for a spot on Columbus City Council. Jasmine Ayres is a Yes We Can-endorsed candidate. With fellow YWC member Will Petrik, she aims to add a populist voice to council, prioritizing equitable economic […]
The race for Ohio governor is on, and each party has four candidates to choose from for election in 2018. For convenience, CU has listed each candidate, along with their work experience, key policies, and personal input. Democrats Connie Pillich, Montgomery, 56 Served as an Ohio House representative from 2009 to 2014, representing the 28th […]
City Councilmember Elizabeth Brown has been named one of the nation’s top progressive leaders. She and 13 others across the U.S. have been invited into the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), a group of Democratic local and state leaders interested in progressive reform. “I am excited to be part of NewDEAL’s impressive network of public […]
"It would be insincere to say that I’m optimistic about the next four years. I most certainly am not. But nor am I fatalistic."
With only hours until the inauguration, I remain shocked and disoriented by what happened on November 8th. A candidate who broke all the rules of politics — and most of the rules of decency — was elected, attracting more than 46 percent of the national vote. As a Democrat living in a very blue city […]
In an email addressed to Mike Sexton, Chair of Franklin County Democratic Party Executive Committee, Columbus City Attorney Rick Pfeiffer formally announced last night that he will not be seeking relection for that office. “It is time for me to end my public career and begin preparing to be a private citizen,” he stated in the email. […]