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City Council Election 2011: Interview with Zach Klein

Walker Evans Walker Evans City Council Election 2011: Interview with Zach Klein

Zach Klein was appointed to fill an interim seat at Columbus City Council in January, following the departure of previous councilmembers. In addition to his current position on Council, Zach is an attorney for Jones Day, and previously worked for the campaign of Attorney General Richard Cordray and in a financial management position for the […]

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Schultz Nominated to Head Franklin County Dems

Walker Evans Walker Evans Schultz Nominated to Head Franklin County Dems

On Thursday, William A. Anthony Jr. announced via email that he’d be stepping down as Chair of the Franklin County Democratic Party next year when his term ends. In his email he also recommends a successor: Greg Schultz. Shultz is the State Director of the Ohio branch of the Organizing for America campaign, was recently […]

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Mayor Michael Coleman Seeking Reelection in 2011

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mayor Michael Coleman Seeking Reelection in 2011

According to multiple local news outlets, Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman will be seeking a fourth term as Mayor in 2011, putting to bed previous rumors that he would be exiting the office early. Coleman has served as Mayor of Columbus since 1999 and if re-elected would be the second mayor in Columbus history to […]

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Mentel Stepping Down from City Council Presidency

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mentel Stepping Down from City Council Presidency

According to a press release issued this morning, Columbus City Council President Mike Mentel will be stepping down from his role come January. Mentel has served on City Council since 1999, and his departure means that two seats will become available for new appointments following Council Member Charleta Tavares’ election to serve the 15th District […]

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Best Political Development of 2008: Obama’s Win

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Political Development of 2008: Obama’s Win

(Photo by Strummy) Just like the historic election on November 4th, this survey result was one that we knew we were going to be able to call early. As soon as the results started coming in, the vast majority were tipped in Obama’s favor. And it’s no wonder considering that the majority of Columbus Underground […]

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Obama & Clinton set up camp in Red Brick District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Obama & Clinton set up camp in Red Brick District

I’ve gotten word via email that both Democratic candidates have set up their Columbus bases of operation downtown in the Red Brick District during their Ohio tours. Although the debate will take place in Cleveland, the candidates will most likely be making stops in Columbus as well. Clinton has set up in the first floor […]

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