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The Confluence Cast: Mayor Andrew Ginther

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Mayor Andrew Ginther

They say politicians are only as good as their last election, but after that, they’re already looking towards the next election. After serving four years as mayor of Columbus, Andrew Ginther is reflecting on the accomplishments of his first term, but since he’s running unopposed for reelection, now he’s thinking about what to get done in his second term. […]

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Video: Ginther Talks Neighborhoods, Public Safety Heading Into Second Term

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Video: Ginther Talks Neighborhoods, Public Safety Heading Into Second Term

Mayor Andrew Ginther is running to keep his seat as Columbus Mayor, which shouldn’t be too difficult, as he’s running unchallenged. Earlier this week, CU sat down with Ginther to discuss his first term, its successes and challenges, and the plans he has for his second term. We ask Ginther about his approach on neighborhood […]

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Mayor Ginther is Running for Re-Election

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Mayor Ginther is Running for Re-Election

Mayor Andrew Ginther is running for re-election. On Monday, Feb. 4, Ginther filed over 3,000 petition signatures for re-election as mayor with the Franklin County Board of Elections. The democrat is the first to throw his name in for this year’s race, in which the seat for mayor as well as four City Council seats […]

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Land Trust Touted as Anti-Gentrification Tool

Brent Warren Brent Warren Land Trust Touted as Anti-Gentrification Tool

The City of Columbus and Franklin County announced last week the creation of the Central Ohio Community Land Trust, to be overseen by the Central Ohio Community Improvement Corporation. It’s an effort that has been in the works for months, and one that advocates hope can become an effective tool in the fight against gentrification. […]

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Read Mayor Andrew Ginther’s Full State of the City Address

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Read Mayor Andrew Ginther’s Full State of the City Address

Editor’s note: On Thursday, Jan. 31, Mayor Andrew Ginther delivered the annual State of the City Address. Read the full text here: I am constantly amazed at the diversity of the residents of this great city. Almost 250,000 residents are African-American, 103,000 are foreign born, 53,000 are Latinos, 41,000 are veterans and 38,000 identify as […]

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Mayor, City Council Announce Proposal for Campaign Finance Reform

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Mayor, City Council Announce Proposal for Campaign Finance Reform

A new proposal for campaign finance reform would establish contribution limits for municipal elections for the first time in the city’s history, but local organization Yes We Can Columbus (YWC) says it doesn’t go far enough. The proposal was announced on Wednesday, Nov. 28, by Mayor Andrew Ginther and Columbus City Council, and aims to […]

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An Open Letter to Anthony Precourt from Mayor Andrew Ginther

Walker Evans Walker Evans An Open Letter to Anthony Precourt from Mayor Andrew Ginther

The office of Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther released publicly a letter to Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt today, in response to the ongoing lawsuit that aims to keep the soccer team based in Columbus. The full letter can be found below. Dear Mr. Precourt: This communication is in response to a letter received by […]

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