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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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Texting While Driving Ban May be Coming Soon to Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Texting While Driving Ban May be Coming Soon to Ohio

Texting while under the influence of driving has been illegal within the City of Columbus (and a few other suburban cities) for over a year now, but soon there could be a statewide ban intended to crack down on this deadly activity. “Texting while driving is one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving […]

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Governor Kasich to Deliver State of the State 2011

Walker Evans Walker Evans Governor Kasich to Deliver State of the State 2011

Ohio Governor John Kasich will deliver his first State of the State address today at noon. Early reports are speculating on what types of announcements might be made during today’s speech, and what talking points Kasich will focus on, including the JobsOhio economic development plan, the proposal to lease the Ohio Turnpike, or the heated […]

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John Kasich Sworn in as Ohio’s 69th Governor

Walker Evans Walker Evans John Kasich Sworn in as Ohio’s 69th Governor

At a ceremony taking place at 12:07am this morning (or last night if you were still awake), John Kasich was sworn into the office of the Governor of the State of Ohio, along with Lt. Governor Mary Taylor. The ceremonial swearing-in event will take place today at the Ohio Theatre, next door to the Statehouse. […]

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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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