Ohio GOP

Erik Yassenoff

A Republican candidate for the Ohio Legislature is protesting a mailer from the state GOP party, calling it inaccurate and not reflecting his values as a candidate.

M.L. Schultze / WKSU

The Ohio Republican Party voted on Tuesday night to join its Democratic counterpart in endorsing a major overhaul of how Ohio’s congressional districts are drawn.

Ohio Republican Governor candidate Mike DeWine speaks while running mate Jon Husted looks on.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

The Ohio Democratic Party will soon announce its fifth debate with its four major candidates for governor. But it’s starting to look like there won’t be one between the Republican candidates for that office.

Tom Steyer, center, talks to attendees at his "Need to Impeach" town hall in Columbus.
Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

A billionaire Democratic fundraiser who’s been running a TV and online campaign to impeach President Trump has launched what he says will be a series of at least 30 town hall meetings around the country, and he kicked it off in Columbus. He'll go to Cincinnati next.

The Ohio Republican Party has voted to endorse Attorney General Mike DeWine as their gubernatorial candidate. DeWine’s running against Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, who had very strong words for how the endorsement process went down. 

The Ohio Republican Party has sent money back to a long-time GOP donor. The contributor is embroiled in a big Supreme Court fight over his online charter school’s funding.


After two unsuccessful rounds of voting, challenger Jane Timken unseated chairman Matt Borges to become the next leader of the Ohio Republican Party.

Friday’s vote for chair of the Ohio Republican Party will be the biggest meeting for the party’s 66-member state central committee in several years. And both candidates say they have the votes to win.

Ohio Republican Party Chairman Matt Borges (at podium) at an October 2015 rally to support Gov. John Kasich's 2016 presidential bid.
Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

The feud between the Donald Trump campaign and Ohio Republican Party chair Matt Borges before the election has turned into a challenge over the state party’s leadership.

The top GOP officeholder in Ohio has weighed in with an unsurprising but significant vote of confidence.

Ohio Republican Party chair Matt Borges (left) and President-elect Donald Trump.
Statehouse News Bureau

The chair of the Ohio Republican Party is facing a challenge to his leadership at the state party’s meeting next month, after a public feud with the Donald Trump campaign during the presidential race. Matt Borges is now apparently campaigning to keep his job.

Ohio Republican Party Chair Matt Borges talks with U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) on the convention floor at the RNC in Cleveland in July.
Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

Insiders are saying that President-elect Donald Trump wants new leadership at the top of the Ohio Republican Party. Trump’s top ally in Ohio is leading the effort to unseat current GOP chair Matt Borges.