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Watch 2020 Debates on the Big Screen for Free!

Walker Evans Walker Evans Watch 2020 Debates on the Big Screen for Free!

Columbus Underground is excited to announce that in partnership with the Gateway Film Center, locals can participate in the political process through the screening of the 2020 Presidential debates. Each free-to-attend event will include not only the screening, but also panel discussions, expert analyses and active conversations. “Bombarded with information in our 24-hour news cycle, […]

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November Election Write-Ins Show Differing Attitudes of Columbus Voters

 Taijuan Moorman November Election Write-Ins Show Differing Attitudes of Columbus Voters

In the November 5 general election in Columbus, there were 5,262 write-in votes for Mayor Ginther’s unopposed run for re-election in the City of Columbus. According to records provided by the Franklin County Board of Elections, the uncertified candidates written in as alternatives to Mayor Ginther included local leaders and figures, Republican politicians, cartoon characters, […]

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Columbus Joins National Impeachment Rallies

 Taijuan Moorman Columbus Joins National Impeachment Rallies

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, around 1,500 Central Ohio residents held a rally to voice support for impeaching President Donald Trump and removing him from office. Rally participants gathered near the Graceland Shopping Center to chant and hold signs demanding the impeachment and removal of the President. Columbus residents joined demonstrations across the country ahead of […]

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The Confluence Cast: Governor Ted Strickland

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Governor Ted Strickland

Is Ohio woke enough? Why aren’t we a swing state anymore? What’s it going to take to turn things around before the 2020 election? These questions and more were addressed by former Governor Ted Strickland at a special live event at the Gateway Film Center. Shownotes for this episode Connect with the Confluence Cast:Web | Patreon | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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Councilmember Brown Wins National Idea Challenge Competition

 Taijuan Moorman Councilmember Brown Wins National Idea Challenge Competition

City Council President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown has been announced as one of the winners of the 2019 New Ideas Challenge by national policymaker network NewDEAL. The competition was among state and local leaders, and Brown’s idea was one of five winners. Brown’s submission won in the “Expanding Access to Education” category and will address […]

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Politics and a Pint

  Politics and a Pint

Enjoy another round of lively political conversation in a casual setting. Mike Thompson, host of Columbus on the Record on WOSU TV and Ann Fisher, host of All Sides with Ann Fisher on 89.7 NPR News, will be joined by Laura Bischoff, Statehouse Reporter for the Dayton Daily News and Andy Chow, Statehouse Reporter for […]

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2019 Election Results

Walker Evans Walker Evans 2019 Election Results

Your votes have been cast and results have been tallied and here are the results of the November 5th, 2019 general election in Columbus. Incumbent Democratic Mayor Andrew Ginther, who ran unopposed, easily won re-election with 94% of the vote, leaving the other seven percent to cast their ballots for write-in candidates. Four Columbus City […]

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