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Incumbent Democrats Unseated in Franklin County Primary

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Incumbent Democrats Unseated in Franklin County Primary

Incumbent Zach Scott lost the Democratic primary for Franklin Country Sheriff to Dallas Baldwin, former Lieutenant for the Columbus Police Department. Supporters and members of the Democratic party’s Unity ticket celebrated Baldwin’s Tuesday night win, saying “There’s a new sheriff in town.” Baldwin won 52 percent of the vote, making it the second defeat for […]

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County Commissioner Candidates Address Concerns at Community Forum

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega County Commissioner Candidates Address Concerns at Community Forum

Candidates for the office of County Commissioner answered questions for black community members last night at the Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church on East Fifth Street. Republican Candidates Terry Boyd and Jesse Thomas, Ohio Representative Kevin Boyce, and current Commissioners John O’Grady and Paula Brooks, sat as a panel in front of the congregation, started off […]

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Local Political Update: Appointments, Elections & Endorsements

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Political Update: Appointments, Elections & Endorsements

While the majority of our collective political attention spans will be directed at the Presidential race in 2016, there’s still quite a bit of local and regional political news on the horizon. If you mentally checked out over the past couple of weeks — either for holiday celebrations or for repeat viewings of Star Wars […]

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Ginther Announces Members of Mayoral Transition Panel

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ginther Announces Members of Mayoral Transition Panel

When Mayor-elect Andrew Ginther takes office on January 1st, he’ll do so with the help of a few friends. Ginther announced today the nine members of his Mayoral Transition Advisory Council, which will help guide the administration during the first 100 day period. The list of advisors includes: Christie Angel, director, Calfee Strategic Solutions Rev. Dr. […]

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Could Kevin Boyce Return to City Council in 2016?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Could Kevin Boyce Return to City Council in 2016?

Last week, when we wrote an update on the upcoming open seat at Columbus City Council, we spoke to a wide variety of potential candidates and political insiders who have indicated that they may or may not be seeking an appointment into the position. One name in particular came up several times during those conversations; […]

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65 City Council Applicants Whittled Down to 16

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The original list of 65 applicants for the two recently vacated Columbus City Council seats has been whittled down to the top 16 after an extensive interview process. The five sitting members of Council will be casting their votes on their final decisions at a public meeting at 5pm on Monday, January 12 at City […]

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Strickland names Councilman Boyce as treasurer

 Ike Mgbatogu

Gov. Ted Strickland’s search for Ohio’s next treasurer is all over. But for Columbus city council, a similar search will soon begin for a candidate to replace Councilman Kevin Boyce after Strickland named him Ohio’s next treasurer to fill the vacancy being left by the outgoing Treasurer Richard Cordray who will become the Ohio attorney […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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