Candidates for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District met Friday in a forum hosted by the Columbus Metropolitan Club. Democratic challenger Alaina Shearer and Libertarian nominee John Stewart joined incumbent Republican Rep. Troy Balderson for a debate in the waning days of the election.
About 50 people showed up near Mansfield last week to see John Pence, a Trump campaign surrogate and nephew of the vice president. “Is Richland County Trump country?” a campaign staffer asks to cheers and applause.
Boards of elections around Ohio are stuffing envelopes with ballot requests and ballots to be delivered to mailboxes all over the state. The absentee voting process isn’t new, but Ohio's new circumstances are putting fresh scrutiny on the multi-step process.
In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the big races voters will decide in Tuesday's election. WOSU News reporter Nick Evans joins the show.