With just five weeks to go before the election, a new Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters shows Republican incumbent Governor John Kasich with a commanding lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald.
ByJim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press•Sep 30, 2014
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told Republican backers at a rally in Independence Monday giving Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich a resounding victory in November will send a message that the party's policies are working.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald says he supports the legalization of medical marijuana if the user is under a doctor's supervision, breaking from nearly all Republicans and many Democrats in the state who have been hesitant to endorse it.
Campaign finance reports show Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald raised 111 thousand dollars last month, while incumbent Republican John Kasich raised over 1.1 million, further bolstering his fundraising advantage.
Legal advocates for the poor have filed a civil rights complaint with the federal government over Ohio's move to waive work requirements for food stamp beneficiaries in certain counties while enforcing them in most.
Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is fighting a subpoena to testify for the defense at the federal trial of a businessman accused of using employees and others to funnel illegal campaign contributions to two GOP politicians.