2018 election

Zach Space

Former eastern Ohio Congressman Zack Space says he’s concerned about money’s influence on state policy and about gerrymandering. Space has announced he will be running for state auditor and will be joining the Democrats ticket for next fall.

The Ohio Statehouse
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The candidates in next year's race for governor have filed their fundraising reports. The Republican candidates brought in $4.5 million, far outraising their Democratic counterparts.

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
Ohio Public Radio

A Republican candidate for governor believes the momentum is swinging his direction after gaining more support from local leaders. These endorsements have proven to be helpful in recent big elections.

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor
Andy Chow / Ohio Public Radio

Republican Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor is expected to formalize her run for Ohio governor during remarks at the City Club of Cleveland on Friday.

Clarence Mingo
KAREN KASLER / Ohio Public Radio

Republicans have another possible primary next year, now that Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo has done as expected and announced he’s running for treasurer.

Betty Sutton/Facebook

Betty Sutton says it’s not about her or any potential opponents. Her decision to run to become Ohio’s first elected woman governor is about the people of Ohio.

Sutton officially entered the race this week, joining fellow Democrat Joe Schiavoni as the only declared candidates.

Betty Sutton
David Sommerstein / North Country Public Radio

Less than a week after the first official Democratic candidate for governor announced his intentions, a second Democrat has announced she’s jumping into the race too.

Betty Sutton
David Sommerstein / North Country Public Radio

Former U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton plans to jump into the 2018 governor's race Tuesday, bringing a solid track record of election wins and fundraising that could position her as the initial Democratic front-runner.

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