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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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Lawsuit Recommended to Recover Damages from Red Light Cameras

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lawsuit Recommended to Recover Damages from Red Light Cameras

Earlier this week, Franklin County Sheriff and Mayoral candidate Zach Scott issued a statement that called upon local government officials to follow the lead of the City of Chicago and sue Redflex, the company behind the former red light camera program in Columbus. The City of Chicago announced on Monday that it would be suing […]

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Tracy Maxwell Heard Joins Zach Scott Mayoral Campaign

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tracy Maxwell Heard Joins Zach Scott Mayoral Campaign

The Zach Scott Mayoral Campaign announced today that Tracy Maxwell Heard, former Democratic Leader in the Ohio House of Representatives, would be joining as both the Campaign Manager and Director of Communications. “I’m supporting Zach Scott for simple and obvious reasons — I believe he is the right man at the right time,” said Heard. “I see him […]

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Interview: Andrew Ginther, Candidate for Mayor

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Interview: Andrew Ginther, Candidate for Mayor

With the Columbus primary election approaching on May 5, Columbus Underground has wrapped up a series of interviews with each candidate for mayor. Current City Council President Andrew Ginther was the last candidate to be interviewed, agreeing to sit down and talk with CU at his German Village campaign headquarters on Thursday. Jesse Bethea: Why […]

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Interview: Sheriff Zach Scott, Candidate for Mayor

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Interview: Sheriff Zach Scott, Candidate for Mayor

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott was the first to announce his candidacy for Columbus mayor late last year after current Mayor Michael Coleman announced he would not run for reelection. On Saturday, Scott opened his new campaign headquarters on East 5th Avenue. While there, he agreed to talk at length with Columbus Underground about his campaign […]

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James Ragland Enters Race for Columbus Mayor

Walker Evans Walker Evans James Ragland Enters Race for Columbus Mayor

The race to replace outgoing Mayor Michael B. Coleman just got another contender with the news that James Ragland has officially announced his candidacy for the position. Ragland currently serves as Development Director at the Cristo Rey High School, and has previously held positions with the University District Organization, the State Central Committee for the […]

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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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