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Poll: Kasich’s Lead Grows To 22 Points

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The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows the Republican Kasich ahead of FitzGerald 57 percent to 35 percent.
9:03AM
October 1, 2014

Governor John Kasich’s lead over his Democratic challenger has surpassed 20 points in the latest independent poll.

US Supreme Court Blocks Early Voting in Ohio

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U. S. Supreme Court has stopped an early start to early voting in Ohio, for now.
4:35PM
September
29, 2014

Less than 24 hours before early voting was to begin in Ohio, the US Supreme Court has stopped an earlier federal judge’s order to allow for an extra week of early voting.

Judge Won’t Yet Restore OH Libertarians To Ballot

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A federal judge has denied two disqualified Libertarian candidates immediate access to Ohio's fall ballot and hints the decision may foreshadow his final judgement.
11:38AM
September 25, 2014

A federal judge has denied two disqualified Libertarian candidates immediate access to Ohio’s fall ballot and hints the decision may foreshadow his final judgment.

Former Ohio Rep. Traficant Injured In Accident

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His family says former Ohio Congressman James Traficant was seriously hurt in a tractor accident Tuesday.
11:51AM
September
24, 2014

Former U.S. Rep. James Traficant Jr., who spent time in prison on corruption and racketeering charges, has been critically injured in a tractor accident at his northeast Ohio home.

Ohio Senate Aides’ Time Records Under Review

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Authorities are investing whether two aides to the President of the Ohio Senate changed their records after spending time away from their jobs to act as political consultants.
12:58PM
September
18, 2014

Authorities are investigating a directive by the Ohio Senate president that allowed two top aides to create dozens of time records requesting time away from state work, mostly for political consulting.

Ohio Lays Out Arguments In Appeal Of Voting Order

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State attorneys laid out their arguments in a court filing Monday night, as Ohio appeals a federal judge's decision that expands early voting in the state.
11:34AM
September
16, 2014

Ohio officials say the state’s early voting schedule exceeds the time allowed in most states and does not burden voters.

Candidates For Ohio Auditor Square Off In ‘Rare’ Debate

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Ohio Auditor David Yost (right) speaks during a debate with Libertarian challenger Bob Bridges (left) and Democratic challenger John Patrick Carney (center) at the City Club of Cleveland Monday night.
Ohio Auditor David Yost (right) speaks during a debate with Libertarian challenger Bob Bridges (left) and Democratic challenger John Patrick Carney (center) at the City Club of Cleveland Monday night.
8:06AM
September 16, 2014

In what may be the only state candidate debate this election season, the candidates for state auditor tangled over JobsOhio, charter schools and funding local governments, at the City Club of Cleveland.

Ohio AG Candidates Debate Heroin, Rape and Fraud

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Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine and his Democratic opponent David Pepper agree on some issues, but mostly disagree.
7:29AM
September 9, 2014

Republican incumbent Mike DeWine and Democratic challenger David Pepper have similar answers to the question of what is the most important mission of the Attorney General, whose office oversees law enforcement and consumer protection.

Governor Kasich’s Fundraising Dwarfs Rival’s

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Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich raised more money in August than his Democratic challenger, Ed FitzGerald
8:56AM
September 5, 2014

During a blistering month of political blows and campaign departures, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald has reported raising only about $111,000 in August. Incumbent John Kasich reports raising ten times that much.

GOP Lawmakers In Ohio Seek Vote On Photo ID Bill

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Several Republican state lawmakers want to force a vote on a bill that would require Ohio voters to show a picture ID at the polls.
2:13PM
September 2, 2014

Several Republican state lawmakers want to force the Ohio House to vote on a bill requiring voters in the swing state to show photo identification at the polls.