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Andrew J Ginther Sworn in as 53rd Mayor of Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Andrew J Ginther Sworn in as 53rd Mayor of Columbus

The Columbus community, and local and state officials, gathered in Lincoln Theatre Wednesday for the swearing-in of Andrew J. Ginther as the city’s 53rd mayor. The resonating phrase of the night seemed to be “purposeful, intentional,” as Ginther gave his address, and also as U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty spoke of mayors past, the foundation they […]

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Mayoral Candidates Share Big Ideas with Columbus Underground

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mayoral Candidates Share Big Ideas with Columbus Underground

Last week, Columbus Underground interviewed both Columbus mayoral candidates live on Periscope to find out more about their visions for the future of the city. Each candidate offered their opinions across a broad spectrum of topics, which we’ve transcribed snippets below to help better inform voters on major issues. Public Safety and Police Forces Zach […]

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Rumble in Gahanna: Mayoral Race Turns Incendiary

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rumble in Gahanna: Mayoral Race Turns Incendiary

While the mayoral race in Columbus has dominated much of the local political sphere in Central Ohio this year, there’s actually quite a few suburban mayoral races currently taking place. Reynoldsburg, Hilliard, Whitehall and Gahanna residents are all casting votes for mayoral candidates next week. While most of those races have been relatively civilized, the […]

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Columbus Mayoral Race: New Endorsements and Announcements

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Mayoral Race: New Endorsements and Announcements

With two weeks remaining until election day, both Columbus mayoral candidates are making news announcements on nearly a daily basis. Yesterday we received an update from each. Andrew Ginther announced the launch of the #OurColumbus section of his campaign website. The online tool features an interactive map that highlights neighborhood investments made in recent years, […]

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Mayoral Candidates to Participate in Live Interviews with Columbus Underground

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mayoral Candidates to Participate in Live Interviews with Columbus Underground

With only 15 days left until election day, local voters are expected to finalize their views and opinions on a variety issues and candidates before casting their votes on November 3rd (unless of course, you’ve already early voted). The biggest local race this year is between mayoral candidates Andrew Ginther and Zach Scott, and Columbus […]

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Former Candidate James Ragland Announces Support for Ginther Mayoral Campaign

Walker Evans Walker Evans Former Candidate James Ragland Announces Support for Ginther Mayoral Campaign

Over forty local civic and political leaders gathered this morning at the Columbus Fire Fighters Union in Franklinton to announce their support for the Andrew Ginther Mayoral Campaign. His supporters include Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman, City Auditor Hugh Dorrian, City Attorney Richard Pfeiffer, State Rep Mike Curtin, School Board Member Mary Jo Hudson and many others. […]

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Andrew Ginther Wins Mayoral Primary With ‘Unprecedented’ Numbers

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Andrew Ginther Wins Mayoral Primary With ‘Unprecedented’ Numbers

Tuesday was a good day for Andrew Ginther and his supporters as the City Council president easily thumped his Republican and Democratic competition in the 2015 Columbus mayoral primary. Ginther not only came out on top, but took nearly 52 percent of the vote, leaving the remaining percentage divided among Zach Scott (18.15 percent), Terry […]

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