It’s My Party: Urban Political Dominance



In the recent electoral past, the US has seen traditionally red states go blue, and vice versa, but when it comes to local politics, cities have a hard time shaking one-party dominance. Ohio’s capital city is a prime example.  This hour we’ll examine the benefits of a true two-party system, and discuss whether such a thing is even possible on a local level.


  • Joe Hallett, Senior Editor at the Columbus Dispatch
  • Jon Beard, spokesperson for the Columbus Coalition for Responsive Government
  • Daniel DiSalvo, Assistant Professor in the The Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at the City College of New York

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