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New Franklin County Central Committee Members Skeptical of Appointment Process

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman New Franklin County Central Committee Members Skeptical of Appointment Process

Earlier this year, a number of new faces to the Franklin County Democratic Party ran for the county’s Central Committee under the grassroots group RepYourBlock2020, in an effort to see a more fair, transparent and engaged body. Of the over 80 candidates who ran for various wards with the group, 26 were elected during the […]

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Grassroots Group Breaks into Central Committee Races

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Grassroots Group Breaks into Central Committee Races

If you don’t know what a Central Committee is or does, you’re not alone. It’s an important part of the party system; you vote on a ward representative during the primary election, but what happens after? The Franklin County Republican Party explains the purpose of its Central Committee on its website: “Committee members are elected […]

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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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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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Central Ohio Young Black Democrats Break Tradition, Endorse Yes We Can Candidate

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Central Ohio Young Black Democrats Break Tradition, Endorse Yes We Can Candidate

Central Ohio Young Black Democrats (COYBD) broke tradition last night, making candidate endorsements of their own for the first time. The move caused a wave in the county and state party, and involved resignations from several COYBD Executive Committee members. It started when the Central Ohio chapter decided to recommend Columbus City Council candidate Jasmine […]

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Voter Guide for the 2017 Columbus Primary Election

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Voter Guide for the 2017 Columbus Primary Election

Columbus City Councilmembers Priscilla Tyson, Shannon Hardin and Mitchell Brown are up for re-election this year. Officially endorsed by the Franklin County Democratic Party, they’re going against six other candidates, four Republicans and two Democrats, in the primary election taking place on Tuesday, May 2. From the Franklin County Republican Party are Kieran Cartharn, Josh […]

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GOP Announces Endorsements for City Auditor and City Attorney

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega GOP Announces Endorsements for City Auditor and City Attorney

The Franklin County GOP announced their endorsements for City Attorney and City Auditor, picking private practice lawyer Don Kline to run against current City Council President Zach Klein and local businessman Bob Mealy to run unchallenged (so far) in the races, respectively. A unanimous vote last Tuesday night endorsed Kline, pitting him against Klein in […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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