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Grassroots: Columbus Could Soon Reclaim Jurisdiction Over Local Oil & Gas Activities

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Grassroots: Columbus Could Soon Reclaim Jurisdiction Over Local Oil & Gas Activities

A local grassroots campaign to give Columbusites the “legal teeth” to fight air, water and soil pollution has garnered enough support to get on the November ballot. Dubbed the Community Bill of Rights, the ordinance would establish local governance over oil and gas activities taking place within the City of Columbus. It’d also enable residents […]

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Op-Ed: Voting NO on Columbus City School Levy Issues 50 & 51

 Christina McMenemy Op-Ed: Voting NO on Columbus City School Levy Issues 50 & 51

I’m grateful to represent a group of Columbus City Schools parents, educators, and community members who are opposed to Issues 50 & 51. My two daughters are enrolled in a district school, and my husband is a graduate of Columbus City Schools. We love the teachers, and truly consider them a part of our team. […]

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Op-Ed: Voting YES on Columbus City School Levy Issues 50 & 51

 Cleve Ricksecker Op-Ed: Voting YES on Columbus City School Levy Issues 50 & 51

One of the most optimistic things about Columbus is the way our local leaders aren’t afraid to tackle a big problem. That’s why I support Issues 50 and 51, the Columbus Education Plan to improve our city’s K-12 schools and give each child the opportunity to receive a quality education. Issues 50 and 51 tackle […]

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2012 Columbus Voter’s Guide

Walker Evans Walker Evans 2012 Columbus Voter’s Guide

Happy Election Day! If you haven’t already cast an early or absentee ballot, then today’s the day to get your civic duty done. You can find your polling place at www.vote411.org and more information on the candidates and issues below. Candidates: President of the United States: Obama VS Romney US Senate: Brown VS Mandel U.S. […]

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2011 Election Results – Coleman Wins Fourth Term

Walker Evans Walker Evans 2011 Election Results – Coleman Wins Fourth Term

The votes have been tallied and the results are in. Michael B. Coleman has won his fourth term as Columbus Mayor, and all four Democrat candidates were chosen for Columbus City Council: Michelle Mills, Andrew Ginther, Zach Klein and Hearcel Craig. Issue 3 passed while Issue 1 and Issue 2 failed. Are you happy with […]

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2011 Columbus Voter’s Guide

Walker Evans Walker Evans 2011 Columbus Voter’s Guide

Election Day is upon us once again. The candidates are local ones this time around, with three main statewide ballot issues. The quick rundown: Columbus Mayoral Race: Earl Smith VS Michael Coleman Columbus City Council Candidates: Andrew Ginther (D) Daryl Hennessy (R) Hearcel Craig (D) Mark Noble (L) Matt Ferris (R) Michelle Mills (D) Robert […]

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2010 Columbus Voter’s Guide and Endorsements

Walker Evans Walker Evans 2010 Columbus Voter’s Guide and Endorsements

Election Day is next Tuesday, November 2nd, and there are a plethora of issues and candidates on the ballot. We often get asked if Columbus Underground officially endorses candidates or issues, and we’re continuing with the tradition of only promoting voter awareness, civil discourse and political action for any cause you personally feel is right. […]

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