2018 election

Ohio Republican Governor candidate Mike DeWine speaks while running mate Jon Husted looks on.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

Hours after Republicans Mike DeWine and Jon Husted announced they were forming an Ohio political superteam of sorts and would run for governor on the same ticket, their opponents painted themselves as outsiders and vowed to stay in the race.

The Jerry Springer Show

Ohio Democrats will not chanting “Jerry! Jerry! Jerry!” any time soon.

Two Republicans who were running against each other to become Ohio's next governor have decided to team up instead.

Republican Sen. Frank LaRose (left) and democratic Rep. Kathleen Clyde (right) agree that more transparency is needed in campaign finance.
Jo Ingles/Ohio Public Radio / OHIO HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

The opponents of Issue 2, the Drug Price Relief Act, recently outspent backers of that proposal by a four-to-one margin. And most of the money in the opposition’s campaign war chest couldn’t be directly traced because it was in an LLC rather than a traditional political action committee.

Vote Here sign
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Both Republicans and Democrats are saying Tuesday’s vote gives them reasons to be hopeful about next year’s statewide election, which includes the race for governor.

Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger
Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

Cliff Rosenberger, the term-limited leader of the Ohio House of Representatives, is thinking about running for state auditor.

Clarence Mingo
KAREN KASLER / Ohio Public Radio

Just a day after a Central Ohio Republican dropped her bid to become Ohio’s next Secretary of State, another is ending his bid to be the state’s treasurer. 

Bill O'Neill
Bill O'Neill

It’s likely Ohio’s only statewide elected Democrat will enter the race to become his party’s nominee for governor.

Ohio House

A Republican candidate for Secretary of State has dropped out of the primary fight, citing party unity as her reason.

Sherrod Brown
Nick Castele / ideastream

Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has landed the endorsement of the United Auto Workers a year after Ohio Democrats saw a series of labor unions abandon their Senate candidate for his Republican opponent.

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