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The already-large field of candidates running for Ohio governor next year could soon grow even more. Former Ohio attorney general and Grove City native Richard Cordray said on Wednesday that he's leaving the top post at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Though there were two statewide issues, several big mayoral and local elections and more than 1,500 levies and other issues on ballots across Ohio, election day 2017 didn’t bring out voters in big numbers.

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The four candidates vying to be the Republican nominee in next year’s governor’s race sat down for separate 20-minute interview on Sunday night in a Columbus church before a crowd of more than 500 people. One theme in particular stood out, and it was about the man they all want to succeed.

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Opponents are lining up to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out Ohio's system for removing inactive voters from the rolls.

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has reached out to elections officials in Ohio and 20 other states, which have confirmed they were targeted by hackers during the 2016 election. Ohio’s chief elections official said he thinks the story isn't as shocking as it may seem.

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As of now, someone who wants to start their own business in Ohio can do it completely online. That process has gone from an average waiting period of four days to four hours.

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Not to be morbid, but let's say you are an Ohioan who has passed away and is no longer with us. Should your name be removed from the voting rolls?

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The U.S. Justice Department has taken an unusual move in reversing its position on a high-profile US.. Supreme Court case involving Ohio’s process for maintaining voter rolls. 

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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.

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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.

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he will not comply with President Trump's voter fraud commission request for voter roll data information. 

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to not hear an argument from an Ohio group that claims the state’s top elections official is wrongfully tossing out ballots. 

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The fight over how Ohio has maintained its voter rolls has made it to the nation’s highest court. 

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The Supreme Court will decide whether Ohio wrongfully purged eligible voters from the state's registration list.

Secretary of State Jon Husted has been on the campaign trail this week after announcing he’s running for governor. He told a group of about 50 supporters in Cleveland today that he can help Ohio “win the future.” 

The 49-year-old Jon Husted was a speaker of the Ohio House, but he spends more time talking about being a football star at the University of Dayton. He says it taught him how to win. 

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