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Democrat Reassures Backers In Race For OH Governor

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Despite a setback this week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald wants to reassure supporters his campaign is on track to take on Governor Kasich next year.
3:00PM
December 11, 2013

Ohio Democrats’ presumptive 2014 gubernatorial nominee, Ed FitzGerald, is seeking to reassure supporters that his campaign is focused and moving forward after his running mate left the race in a flap over unpaid tax debts.

Kasich Continues Lead In Latest Poll

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9:02AM
November 26, 2013

A new independent poll says Governor John Kasich continues to hold a lead over Democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald in next year’s election.

FitzGerald Picks SW Ohio Senator As Running Mate

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Senate Minority Leader Eric Kearney is Ed FitzGerald's pick to be his running mate.
12:56PM
November 20, 2013

Democratic gubernatorial contender Ed FitzGerald has picked a Cincinnati lawyer and state senator well known to President Barack Obama as his running mate as he seeks to unseat Republican Gov. John Kasich in 2014.

Ed FitzGerald Calls For JobsOhio Transparency

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Ed FitzGerald calls for more transparency for JobsOhio.
4:45PM
September
9, 2013

Democrat Ed FitzGerald, who’s running for governor, unveiled a list of changes he’d like to see at JobsOhio if he were to take office. He says the private, non-profit job creation group should adopt these suggestions in order to be more transparent and efficient. The Cuyahoga County executive called for sunshine law requirements, public audits, [...]

Fitzgerald Calls For Ethics Review Of JobsOhio

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Dem. Ed Fitzgerald is pushing the Ohio Ethics Board to investigate JobsOhio for possible wrong-doing.
7:56AM
August
2, 2013

An investigative report showing two-thirds of the board members for JobsOhio close ties to companies receiving benefits from the job program is getting the attention of a key candidate for governor.

Cleveland Democrat Enters 2014 Ohio Governor Race

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Democratic government official in northeastern Ohio, Ed FitzGerald, announced Wednesday he will run for Governor on the Democratic ticket.
3:58PM
April 24, 2013

The top Democratic official in Cuyahoga County has officially entered the campaign to challenge Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) in next year’s election.

Kasich Gets Second-Straight Positive Approval Rating

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The poll from Quinnipiac Universeity says 52 percent of Ohio voters approve of Kasich’s job performance, compared to 34 percent disapproval.
7:57AM
April 18, 2013

A new independent poll says a majority of Ohio voters approve of Gov. John Kasich’s job performance. it also says Kasich holds a commanding lead over Democrats likely to challenge him in 2014.

Ohio Democrats Gather In Columbus For Annual Dinner

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Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald is so far the only Ohio Democrat to form an exploratory committee for a possible run for governor in 2014.
7:57AM
March
18, 2013

Ohio Democrats had a big weekend as they started planning for big campaigns ahead next year. The Ohio Democratic Party’s annual statewide dinner began just hours after a possible contender declined to run in the 2014 governor’s race.

Dem FitzGerald Readies 2014 Run For Ohio Governor

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Democratic government official in northeastern Ohio, Ed FitzGerald, announced Monday he's forming an exploratory committee to consider a bid for governor in 2014.
2:31PM
March 11, 2013

A top Democratic government official in northeastern Ohio said he’s forming an exploratory committee to consider a bid for governor in 2014.

Ohio Democrats Set Agenda, Network In Charlotte

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Time Warner Arena has been transformed from a typical basketball arena into a massive conference center for this week's convention.
7:24AM
September
4, 2012

About 113 Ohioans are among the delegates gathering in North Carolina for this week’s Democratic National Convention.