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Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor Take First Step in Entering Race for Governor

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor Take First Step in Entering Race for Governor

Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor completed the first official step in running for Ohio governor in 2018, formally filing the Mary Taylor for Governor committee and designating Rick Fedorovich as her treasurer. While a real campaign announcement and kick-off are expected later this year, this action allows Taylor to start campaigning and fundraising now. “First, […]

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Kasich Condemns Trump, Alongside Many Other Prominent Republicans

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kasich Condemns Trump, Alongside Many Other Prominent Republicans

Over the past 24 hours, Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump has come under fire for the unveiling of a 2005 video where he made lewd comments about groping women, followed by a series of Howard Stern radio show interview clips from 1993 to 2010 where Trump made a wide variety of additional lewd comments. Trump […]

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Trump Coming to Columbus for Campaign Rally

Walker Evans Walker Evans Trump Coming to Columbus for Campaign Rally

Presidential candidate and Republican frontrunner Donald Trump will be making a campaign rally stop in Columbus next week. The Greater Columbus Convention Center issued a release this evening confirming that the event will take place in Exhibit Hall E at 7pm on Monday, November 23rd. Known as a hotbed for political activity, Columbus has already […]

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John Rush Wants to Build Cross-Party Relationships at City Hall

Walker Evans Walker Evans John Rush Wants to Build Cross-Party Relationships at City Hall

John Rush is running for Columbus City Council this fall as a Republican candidate. But he says that his views on local politics are not clearly defined by traditional party lines. “I like to think of myself as a Republicrat,” he said during an interview with Columbus Underground earlier this week. “I’m twenty-five percent Republican, twenty-five […]

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Terry Boyd Announced as GOP Candidate for Mayor

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Terry Boyd Announced as GOP Candidate for Mayor

On Thursday, the Franklin County Republican Party announced Terry Boyd, former president of the Columbus Board of Education, as their candidate for Columbus mayor. Boyd will face two Democrats, Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott and Columbus City Council President Andrew Ginther, in a May primary battle. The two candidates with the most votes in that […]

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A Portman 2016 Campaign Could Signal National Progress for Gay Rights

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea A Portman 2016 Campaign Could Signal National Progress for Gay Rights

Senator Rob Portman of Ohio might be considering a run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, according to recent reports by The Columbus Dispatch and The Cincinnati Enquirer. Portman was close to becoming Mitt Romney’s running mate in 2012, and last week made a trip to New Hampshire, home to the first primary of […]

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Columbus Out of Running for GOP 2016 Convention

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Out of Running for GOP 2016 Convention

The Republican National Committee announced today that if it’s coming to Ohio in 2016, it’s not coming to Columbus. Their list of finalist host cities include Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City and Las Vegas. Columbus civic and business leaders have been aggressively pursuing the convention, but wasn’t able to accommodate the specific needs of […]

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