Aftab Pureval Commentary: Among Ohio Democrats, Will Little Fish Carry The Big Fish? By Howard Wilkinson • May 16, 2018 John Minchillo / Associated Press This is how it usually works in a gubernatorial or U.S. Senate election in Ohio: The candidate for governor or U.S. Senator who racks up a huge margin of victory usually helps lift up the down-ticket statewide candidates of his party. Commentary: Ohio's 1st District Drops From 'Likely' To 'Leans Republican' By Howard Wilkinson • Mar 12, 2018 Steve Chabot / Facebook So, what does it mean when the professional tea leaf readers move a Congressional race from a “Likely Republican” status to a “Leans Republican” status? Commentary: Aftab Pureval Could Give Rep. Steve Chabot A Run For His Money By Howard Wilkinson • Feb 5, 2018 Hamilton County Clerk Of Courts Game on. Aftab Pureval versus U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot in Ohio's 1st Congressional District. For all the marbles.