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Portune Says He Will Challenge FitzGerald In Democratic Primary

Todd Fortune and Ed Fitzgerald
Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune (right) has decided to challenge Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald (left). Portune was scheduled to make an announcement today.
January 23, 2014

Possible Democratic gubernatorial candidate Todd Portune said he will file with the state as a Democratic candidate for the office of Governor provided he can find a running mate and can gather the 1,000 valid signatures necessary.

FitzGerald Picks SW Ohio Senator As Running Mate

Senate Minority Leader Eric Kearney is Ed FitzGerald's pick to be his running mate.
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.