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DeWine to Face Cordray in General Election, and Other Primary Results

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega DeWine to Face Cordray in General Election, and Other Primary Results

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Obama-era consumer watchdog Richard Cordray will go head to head this November to fill Governor John Kasich’s seat. Each won their respective primaries, with DeWine winning 60 percent of the vote over Lt. Governor Mary Taylor’s 40 percent, and Cordray earning 63 percent of the vote in a landslide […]

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Meet Rob Jarvis – US House District 15 Democratic Candidate

  Meet Rob Jarvis – US House District 15 Democratic Candidate

Rob Jarvis will be at the Grandview Library to meet voters, discuss his vision for Ohio, and answer voter’s questions. He is passionate about bringing Congress back to the people and away from corporate power, bringing in new jobs for the new economy, and making a serious push to address the opioid epidemic. Come and […]

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Meet the Candidate – Rob Jarvis for US House District 15

  Meet the Candidate – Rob Jarvis for US House District 15

Come and meet Rob Jarvis, the Democratic candidate for US House 15. He will be holding multiple voter Q & A sessions in Franklin County. He is the Democratic Candidate who wants to bring back government to the people and not the big corporations. Come here what he has to say and let him know […]

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Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Council’s Rejection of Proposed Charter Amendment

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Council’s Rejection of Proposed Charter Amendment

Columbusites won’t be voting on district representation this May. Issue 4, the initiative to transform the city’s electoral process into a ward-based system, was rejected for placement on the ballot by Columbus City Council, a decision recently upheld by the Ohio Supreme Court. Citizens’ ballot committee Everyday People for Positive Change (EDP), who backs the […]

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Registration Deadline is Today to Vote in May Primary Election

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Registration Deadline is Today to Vote in May Primary Election

Those who are looking to vote in the primary election on May 8, 2018 have until the end of Monday, April 9 to register to vote. Those registering must be a U.S. citizen, an Ohio citizen for at least 30 days before the election, and at least 18 years old on or before May 8. […]

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Opinion: Council’s Issue 3 is a Biased Proposal, Ignores Best Practices

 Jonathan Beard Opinion: Council’s Issue 3 is a Biased Proposal, Ignores Best Practices

To the Editor, I am disappointed, though not surprised, by the latest bit of political chicanery coming from Columbus City Hall, with respect to the Issue 3/Issue 4 mailing and comparison chart sent by Andrew Ginther and Shannon Hardin last week to the Franklin County Democratic Party Executive Committee as the city sought, and received, […]

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NAACP Legal Defense Fund Asserts Electoral Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega NAACP Legal Defense Fund Asserts Electoral Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Over the last several months, Columbus City Council has been exchanging letters with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) regarding the city’s at-large voting system, appointment process, and policy priorities. Starting in November, the LDF accused Columbus’ at-large voting system and appointment process of violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but […]

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