Debate

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray, left, and Ohio Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine wave to the crowd before a debate at Marietta College on Monday.
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The Democratic candidate for Ohio governor wants more debates in the tightly contested race, while his Republican rival said three was enough.

Mike DeWine and Richard Cordray
Gary Landers / Associated Press

The third and final debate between the major party candidates for governor gets underway Monday night in Cleveland. And it’s perfect timing – since voter registration closes Tuesday.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray, left, and Ohio Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine wave to the crowd before a debate at Marietta College on Monday.
Paul Vernon / Associated Press

The Republican and Democratic candidates for governor met for their second face-to-face debate, this time taking questions from an audience and via social media at Marietta College.

The candidates were asked about energy, education, the environment and ECOT, the online charter school that closed earlier this year owing millions of dollars to the state for overinflating student attendance.

Watch Live: Cordray, DeWine Hold Second Governor Debate

Oct 1, 2018
Mike DeWine and Richard Cordray
Gary Landers / Associated Press

Ohio's major party governor candidates are ready to meet for another televised debate. You can stream the debate below at 7 p.m.

Graphic of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and word bubbles
NPR

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton face off in the second presidential debate Sunday night at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Residents across much of Ohio will get their first look at one of the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate during Tuesday's presidential debate.

John Kasich speaking
Thomas Bradley / WOSU News

Governor Kasich stood along with nine other Republican presidential hopefuls last night for a debate at Quicken Arena in Cleveland.

Kasich Wins Applause In First GOP Debate

Aug 7, 2015
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A last minute surge in the polls put Gov. John Kasich on the primetime stage for the nation’s first Republican presidential debate of the season. And it was his best chance of the election cycle to appeal to voters around the country.

Pundits Say Trump Highlights GOP Debate, But Keep An Eye On Kasich

Aug 6, 2015
WOSU composite

While the Republican Party was putting the final touches on Quicken Loans Arena for Thursday night’s two debates, some political heavy hitters were in another part of Cleveland, laying out some expectations for the main event.

Cleveland To Host 1st GOP Presidential Primary Debate

Mar 5, 2015
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The head of the Republican National Committee says its first primary debate for the next presidential election will be in Cleveland.

The RNC previously announced plans to have nine primary debates, starting in Ohio in August. Chairman Reince Priebus confirmed the location in an interview with Cleveland television station WKYC-TV on Wednesday.

10:00 Debate season is officially over this morning. On this hour, we'll recap the final Presidential Debate of the 2012 election and discuss the final weeks before the election on Nov. 6. Guests

  • Bill Hershey (longtime political writer)
  • Sean Kay (Chair of International Studies and Professor at Ohio Wesleyan University)
  • Rob Farley (Deputy Managing Editor for FactCheck.org)
  • Ryan Luckin (Senior PR Manager for XBox)

Governor's Debate Preview

Oct 7, 2010

A preview of the second and final debate between candidates for Ohio Governor, Ted Strickland and John Kasich, with Ohio Public Radio/TV news bureau reporter Jo Ingles, Dayton Daily News statehouse reporter Laura Bischoff and Columbus Dispatch statehouse reporter Mark Niquette.

Candidates for governor debate for first time

Feb 10, 2006

For the first time, the five major party candidates for Ohio Governor today shared a stage and debated issues. It was a forum sponsored by the Ohio Newspaper Association in Columbus. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports there were the obvious disagreements between Democrats and Republicans, but there were also times when Democrats bashed Democrats and Republicans criticized Republicans.