As part of ideastream's You First initiative, we asked Ohioans what issues will guide their vote this election. Environmental concerns including Lake Erie algae, climate change, and fracking were among the responses. So where do the major party candidates for governor stand on environmental issues?
Fracking and Renewable Energy
28-year-old Alex Mahy of Oberlin lists healthcare and the environment as his top two issues. He cites a concern for pollution, greenhouse gases, and fracking, which he says poisons well water and groundwater.