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Two Top Aides Leave Fitzgerald Campaign, More Changes Possible

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A Fitzgerald campaign spokeswoman confirms that campaign manager Nick Buis and communications director Daniel McElhatton have left their day-to-day roles with the campaign, but will assist as consultants on an as needed basis.
8:29AM
August 19, 2014

After weeks of bad headlines, low poll numbers and disappointing fundraising, there’s a major shakeup rattling the campaign of the Democratic candidate for governor.

Kasich Maintains Double-Digit Lead Over FitzGerald

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A new poll shows that Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald has gained little ground against Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
9:08AM
July 30, 2014

The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows Republican Kasich ahead of FitzGerald 48 percent to 36 percent. The same poll in May had Kasich leading by a 50-to-35 percent margin.

Secretary Of State Orders Training For All Poll Workers

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says in a statement that about 40,000 poll workers are needed on Election Day, and his directive will ensure that all poll workers are ready for the Nov. 4 election.
8:19AM
July
23, 2014

The directive issued Tuesday by Secretary of State Jon Husted would require training for every poll worker this year, regardless of previous experience. That’s a change from current state law.

Ohio GOP Sues Fitzgerald Over Key Card Data

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The Ohio Republican Party filed the suit over Fitzgerald's refusal to release key card data for his job as Cuyahoga County Executive.
8:48AM
July 10, 2014

The Ohio GOP filed the suit against Ed Fitzgerald over his refusal to release key card data showing when he enters and leaves county buildings in his job as Cuyahoga County Executive.

U.S. Supreme Court Says Challenge To Ohio Law Must Be Heard

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A billboard campaign against Democratic former U.S. Rep. Steve Driehaus was abandoned before any ads went up.
12:19PM
June
16, 2014

The case was brought by the anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List, which wrongly claimed former Congressman Steve Driehaus’ vote from the Affordable Care Act was tantamount to supporting taxpayer-funded abortion.

Poll Shows Kasich Widening Lead Over Fitzgerald

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The survey said 63 percent of voters don't know enough about Ed FitzGerald to form an opinion of him.
8:16AM
May 14, 2014

A new poll shows Ohio Gov. John Kasich widening his lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald with about six months to go before the election.

Kasich Stresses “Important Movement” In GOP Dinner

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Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour was the keynote speaker, but it was Gov John Kasich who perhaps painted the clearest picture on why he thinks Republicans need to get out the vote.
7:54AM
May 12, 2014

Hundreds of Ohio GOP leaders gathered in Columbus over the weekend for the Party’s annual state dinner, where Gov. John Kasich talked about the importance of the November election.

Independent Voters To Protest Today’s Primary

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8:50AM
May 6, 2014

Cynthia Capathios heads a group called Independent Ohio. She says she got involved because she was tired of being left out says she isn’t willing to sign up and is tired of feeling left out.

Polls Open Around Ohio

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Polls will remain open Tuesday until 7:30 p.m.
8:01AM
May 6, 2014

Voting is under way in Ohio’s primary election that will cull the field of candidates for state and U.S. House posts, and decide the fate of a levy request for the Columbus Zoo.

Poll: Voters Skeptical Of Proposed Zoo Levy

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The proposed levy on the May 6 ballot would increase Franklin County property taxes to about $44 a year for every $100,000 of home value.
8:52AM
April 30, 2014

The poll from Survey USA commissioned by WCMH says 56 percent of likely Franklin County voters are against the levy, while 36 percent say they support it.