Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
2 Ohio Libertarians Lose Spots On Primary Ballot
Two Libertarian candidates for statewide office in Ohio have been tossed from the May primary ballot by the state elections chief.
Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted said Friday he relied on the recommendations of hearing officer Bradley Smith, a former federal elections commissioner.
Ohio Republican Chairman Matthew Borges recently told reporters the party played a role in protests filed against gubernatorial candidate Charlie Earl and attorney general candidate Steven Linnabary.
Lawyers challenging Earl told Smith in hearings this week that Democrats helped fund and carry out his signature-gathering effort. Under Ohio law, petition circulators must be neutral or affiliated with a candidates’ party.
Earl stood to draw votes from Republican Gov. John Kasich as the governor faces a likely challenge from Democrat Ed FitzGerald this fall.