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2021-09-26 13:31:33
by Dan McCue
In Ohio, Redistricting is Becoming a Much Litigated Event

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The lawsuits keep coming over the ongoing redistricting effort in Ohio, where critics, in multiple court filings,... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The lawsuits keep coming over the ongoing redistricting effort in Ohio, where critics, in multiple court filings, claim Republicans are openly disregarding the rules established by public referendum six years ago. The latest lawsuit over the newly... Read More

2021-09-09 15:35:02
by Dan McCue
Ohio to Appeal White House Voiding of State’s Medicaid Work Rule

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed an appeal of the Biden administration’s withdrawal of the state... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed an appeal of the Biden administration’s withdrawal of the state Medicaid work requirement previously approved by the Trump White House. “Removing a provision that says a healthy, able-bodied individual should... Read More

2021-09-01 20:47:23
by Dan McCue
Ohio Begins Process of Verifying Voter Rolls

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has directed the state’s 88 county boards of election to begin... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has directed the state’s 88 county boards of election to begin a four-year process to identify any registrations that have been inactive for at least two years or appear on the... Read More

2021-08-29 12:39:46
by Dan McCue
Early Voting Underway in Cleveland Mayoral Primary

CLEVELAND -- Early voting is now underway in Cleveland, where an unexpectedly robust race for mayor is headed into its... Read More

CLEVELAND -- Early voting is now underway in Cleveland, where an unexpectedly robust race for mayor is headed into its final weeks before a Sept. 14, 2021 primary election. A total of seven candidates are vying to replace Frank Jackson,... Read More

2021-08-04 15:51:03
by Dan McCue
Progressives Come Up Short Again, This Time in Ohio's 11th CD; Carey Wins in 15th

Centrist Shontel Brown, the chair of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party in Ohio, defeated progressive favorite Nina Turner for her... Read More

Centrist Shontel Brown, the chair of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party in Ohio, defeated progressive favorite Nina Turner for her party’s nomination Tuesday in the special election for the state’s 11th Congressional District. With 100% of precincts in the district... Read More

2021-07-30 16:03:39
by Dan McCue
Special Election Primaries Set for Two Ohio Congressional Seats on Aug. 3

It may not be special elections galore, but voters in two congressional districts in Ohio are about to decide who... Read More

It may not be special elections galore, but voters in two congressional districts in Ohio are about to decide who will compete in November for two high profile Capitol Hill vacancies. On Aug. 3, 10 Republicans and two Democrats will... Read More

2021-06-09 17:16:55
by Victoria Turner
Ohio AG Yost Sues Google

COLUMBUS, Ohio - As Congress continues to grapple with whether high-speed internet should be considered essential infrastructure, as important as... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - As Congress continues to grapple with whether high-speed internet should be considered essential infrastructure, as important as water and electricity, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost took an unprecedented step against Alphabet's Google yesterday. In what the AG's... Read More

2021-03-31 19:26:35
by Dan McCue
FEC Issues Guidance On Upcoming Special Elections in New Mexico, Ohio

WASHINGTON - The Federal Election Commission on Wednesday announced the filing schedules for upcoming special elections to fill the seats... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Federal Election Commission on Wednesday announced the filing schedules for upcoming special elections to fill the seats of former Reps. Debra Haaland and Marcia Fudge, both of whom have taken positions in the Biden administration. Prior to... Read More

2020-11-03 10:15:59
by TWN Staff
OH-12: Alaina Shearer (D)

About Shearer: Alaina Shearer is a mom and a business owner. Born and raised in Delaware, Ohio, Alaina Shearer graduated... Read More

About Shearer: Alaina Shearer is a mom and a business owner. Born and raised in Delaware, Ohio, Alaina Shearer graduated from Ohio University with a degree in broadcast journalism. She went on to win two Associated Press awards as a... Read More

2020-11-03 10:08:58
by TWN Staff
OH-12: Troy Balderson (R)

About Balderson: Troy Balderson is a member of the Small Business, Transportation & Infrastructure, Agriculture and Science, Space, and Technology... Read More

About Balderson: Troy Balderson is a member of the Small Business, Transportation & Infrastructure, Agriculture and Science, Space, and Technology Committees in Congress. Prior to serving in Congress, he was a State Senator for Ohio’s 20th District, where he served... Read More

2020-11-03 10:02:40
by TWN Staff
OH-10: Desiree Tims (D)

About Tims: Desiree Tims was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, and is a product of Dayton Public Schools. Inspired... Read More

About Tims: Desiree Tims was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, and is a product of Dayton Public Schools. Inspired by her grandfather, who was forced to leave school at age six to support his family as a sharecropper in... Read More

2020-11-03 09:57:22
by TWN Staff
OH-10: Mike Turner (R)

About Turner: Rep. Mike Turner is a lifelong resident of Southwest Ohio. His father worked in the manufacturing industry in... Read More

About Turner: Rep. Mike Turner is a lifelong resident of Southwest Ohio. His father worked in the manufacturing industry in Dayton for over 40 years, and his mother taught elementary school in the Huber Heights School District. Growing up, Turner... Read More

2020-11-03 09:47:07
by TWN Staff
OH-01: Kate Schroder (D)

About Schroder: Kate Schroder is a health care leader and a bi-partisan problem solver. A fifth generation Cincinnatian, a cancer... Read More

About Schroder: Kate Schroder is a health care leader and a bi-partisan problem solver. A fifth generation Cincinnatian, a cancer survivor and a mom, Schroder has spent her career lowering health care costs and improving health outcomes. Schroder has been... Read More

2020-11-03 09:37:46
by TWN Staff
OH-01: Steve Chabot (R)

About Chabot: Rep. Steve Chabot has served Ohio's First Congressional District for 24 years. A lifelong Cincinnatian, Chabot previously served... Read More

About Chabot: Rep. Steve Chabot has served Ohio's First Congressional District for 24 years. A lifelong Cincinnatian, Chabot previously served as a Cincinnati City Councilman and Hamilton County Commissioner for five years each prior to being elected to Congress in... Read More

Ohio, Once Seen as Trump Territory, Emerges as a Battleground

WESTLAKE, Ohio — For Democrats in Ohio, the recent years have been bleak. President Donald Trump won the Buckeye State by a healthy 8-percentage-point margin in 2016, and... Read More

WESTLAKE, Ohio — For Democrats in Ohio, the recent years have been bleak. President Donald Trump won the Buckeye State by a healthy 8-percentage-point margin in 2016, and two years later the blue wave in the nation's midterm elections barely made a splash here. Conventional wisdom placed the... Read More

2020-09-22 20:43:58
by Dan McCue
Ohio Secretary of State Reports Surge in Absentee Ballot Requests

COLUMBUS, Ohio - With just 42 days to go before Election Day, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said Tuesday... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - With just 42 days to go before Election Day, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said Tuesday that 1,784,004 absentee ballot applications have been received by the county boards of election, including a whopping 385,657 in the... Read More

Absentee Ballot Requests Cropping Up in Front Yards, Churches

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As Ohioans stake the names of their preferred candidates in the November election outside their homes, a... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As Ohioans stake the names of their preferred candidates in the November election outside their homes, a new form of activism is showing up alongside the traditional candidate yard signs. Absentee ballot requests, voter registration forms and... Read More

Ohioans Won’t Know Official Election Results for Weeks, Secretary of State Says

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose warned voters during a Tuesday news conference that results reported after... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose warned voters during a Tuesday news conference that results reported after the polls close on Election Day will be strictly unofficial, and he said state law bars his office and county... Read More

2020-06-17 15:40:02
by Gaspard Le Dem
Ohio To Send Absentee Ballot Requests To All Registered Voters

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced on Monday that absentee ballot requests will be mailed to the state’s 7.8... Read More

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced on Monday that absentee ballot requests will be mailed to the state’s 7.8 million registered voters ahead of the November election. “For nearly a decade, Ohioans have received an absentee ballot request ahead... Read More

Ohio's Mail-In Primary Tests Voting During Virus Outbreak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first major test of an almost completely vote-by-mail election during a pandemic is about to... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first major test of an almost completely vote-by-mail election during a pandemic is about to unfold in Ohio, offering lessons to other states about how to conduct one of the most basic acts of democracy... Read More

2020-01-16 19:10:09
by Dan McCue
NewDEAL Applauds Passage of Renters Choice Legislation in Cincinnati

WASHINGTON - Two months ago, Cincinnati City Councilmember P.G. Sittenfeld told attendees at the NewDEAL Leaders Conference in Washington that... Read More

WASHINGTON - Two months ago, Cincinnati City Councilmember P.G. Sittenfeld told attendees at the NewDEAL Leaders Conference in Washington that he had a plan to remove a significant barrier to housing affordability in his city. This week, he and his... Read More

2020-01-07 21:05:15
by Dan McCue
Yang, Delaney and Weld Fail to Qualify for Ohio Primary Election Ballots

Two Democrats and one Republican have failed to qualify for certification to appear on ballots in the 2020 Ohio presidential... Read More

Two Democrats and one Republican have failed to qualify for certification to appear on ballots in the 2020 Ohio presidential primary election. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced Tuesday that entrepreneur Andrew Yang and former Maryland Rep. John Delaney... Read More

Ohio Supreme Court Again Refuses to Hear Appeal of Abortion Clinic Closure

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to reconsider its decision rejecting an appeal from a Dayton-area abortion... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to reconsider its decision rejecting an appeal from a Dayton-area abortion clinic ordered closed by state health officials. The justices voted 4-3 on Aug. 21 not to review the case, with... Read More

2019-05-03 20:44:32
by Dan McCue
Judges Toss Ohio's Congressional Map, Declaring It Unconstitutional

A three-judge panel of federal judges tossed Ohio's congressional map Friday, holding that it was a partisan gerrymander favoring Republicans... Read More

A three-judge panel of federal judges tossed Ohio's congressional map Friday, holding that it was a partisan gerrymander favoring Republicans and ordering that the districts be redrawn for the 2020 elections. The unanimous decision said that as drawn the map... Read More

2019-01-02 02:11:44
by OH-16: Anthony Gonzalez (R)
OH-16: Anthony Gonzalez (R)

On December 29th, 1960, my grandparents fled Cuba under threat of execution from the Castro regime. Along with their children, they ... Read More

On December 29th, 1960, my grandparents fled Cuba under threat of execution from the Castro regime. Along with their children, they came to Ohio in search of a better life inspired by a belief in our democratic principles... Read More

2018-09-08 17:17:40
by OH-01: Aftab Pureval (D)
OH-01: Aftab Pureval (D)

About the District Campaign Website About Aftab: Aftab Pureval is the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts, and is the first... Read More

About the District Campaign Website About Aftab: Aftab Pureval is the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts, and is the first Democrat to hold this office in more than 100 years. During his tenure, Aftab has brought modern and professional reforms... Read More

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