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Primary election 2020

Early Voting is Underway in Ohio

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Early Voting is Underway in Ohio

By Tyler Buchanan Those eager to cast their primary ballots will not have to wait any longer. Early voting has begun in Ohio, weeks ahead of the March 17 primary election. This election features elections between candidates of the same political party, along with some ballot issues. Which political party are you? Ohio is considered an […]

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Black Business Community Voter Forum Recap

 Taijuan Moorman Black Business Community Voter Forum Recap

Editor’s note: The claims made by candidates in this and other public forums need to be fact-checked. This article is a recap of what was said, and should not yet be taken as verified facts from any of the candidates. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, the Central Ohio African American Chamber of Commerce hosted a primary […]

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Columbus Leaders Announce Endorsements for Mayor Pete

 Taijuan Moorman Columbus Leaders Announce Endorsements for Mayor Pete

Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin and City Auditor Megan Kilgore announced their support of Pete Buttigieg for President. “America deserves new leadership, and Mayor Pete has the pragmatic progressivism that will help us take back the White House,” said Hardin. “I often think about what I will tell my grandkids about this era. I […]

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Important Primary Dates to Remember

 Taijuan Moorman Important Primary Dates to Remember

In just over a month, Central Ohioans will vote in a state primary that will determine nominations for U.S. Representative, state senators, state representatives, judges, county and state Central Committees, and for some, the Columbus State Bond Issue, township fire and police levies and the Southwest Public Library Levy. Democrats will also select a nominee […]

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March Voter Forum to Host Franklin County Candidates

 Taijuan Moorman March Voter Forum to Host Franklin County Candidates

Updated 2/6/2020: This article has been updated to include more information on Issue 21, the Columbus State bond issue. The Coalition of Concerned Black Citizens, League of Women Voters Metro Columbus and WTF?!Weigh The Facts will hold a voters’ forum featuring candidates and issues affecting Franklin County. The forum will be held on Wednesday, March […]

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First OH-3 Candidate Forum Contentious, Tense

 Taijuan Moorman First OH-3 Candidate Forum Contentious, Tense

On Sunday, Feb. 2, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty and challenger Morgan Harper met in the first candidate forum for Ohio’s Third Congressional District. The debate, which took place at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 59 E. Mound St., was a contentious one, with candidates facing off on policy, experience and the Democratic Party. The afternoon […]

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Morgan Harper, Joyce Beatty to Debate in First OH-3 Candidate Forum

 Taijuan Moorman Morgan Harper, Joyce Beatty to Debate in First OH-3 Candidate Forum

Democratic incumbent Joyce Beatty will face challenger Morgan Harper in the first debate leading up to the March 17 primary elections. This will be the first public forum meeting to discuss their platforms for the two candidates vying for Ohio’s Third Congressional District seat. The candidate forum debate will be held at St. John’s United […]

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