Early voting begins next week for the May primary. Columbus voters will decide candidates for both the city school board, city council, and mayor. .
The Republican candidate for Ohio’s 18th congressional district says Representative Bob Ney’s resignation from the U.S. House of Representatives last Friday was “seven weeks too late.” State Senator Joy Padgett is Ney’s chosen successor. But in the last few weeks, the campaign of her Democratic opponent Zack Space has, according to polling numbers, pulled ahead.