Campaign Finance

Less than 30 percent of Ohio registered voters cast ballots in the November election, which featured the most expensive ballot issue in Ohio history.

Ohio's gubernatorial candidates have filed their campaign finance reports.

Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland continues to lag in cash as he seeks to unseat Republican incumbent Rob Portman in one of the year's most closely watched U.S. Senate contests.

The Franklin County Board of Elections has rejected an attempt by a local group to get voters in May to stop the city of Columbus from making its payments on Nationwide Arena.

Columbus City Council last night voted unanimously against adopting a proposed ordinance that would limit spending in mayoral and council campaigns.

Local elections officials says the group seeking to reduce spending in Columbus mayoral and city council races appears to have collected enough valid petition signatures to get a reform measure on the ballot next year.