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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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Morgan Harper Wants Faster Paced Progressive Action in District 3

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Morgan Harper Wants Faster Paced Progressive Action in District 3

There’s a new Democratic challenger in Ohio’s District 3, and she’s looking to bring a faster pace and more progressive policies to the seat now held by US Rep. Joyce Beatty. In a recent interview with Columbus Underground, Morgan Harper detailed her policy platform, her campaign strategies, and her intent to plot a new course […]

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Former Richard Cordray Adviser to Challenge Joyce Beatty in 2020

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Former Richard Cordray Adviser to Challenge Joyce Beatty in 2020

Rep. Joyce Beatty, who’s represented Ohio’s third congressional district since 2013, faces a challenger in the upcoming 2020 election. Morgan Harper, a 36-year-old former adviser of Richard Cordray, says she’ll run a grassroots campaign against the incumbent, prioritizing racial justice, affordable housing, and climate change. Harper, a Columbus native, was raised by an immigrant and […]

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