Zach Klein

Columbus City Council last night formally approved placing on the August ballot a measure asking voters to change the panel's make-up from from seven members elected at-large to 13 members, 10 of whom would be elected from wards.

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Elected Columbus officials - including former City Council president and current Mayor Andy Ginther - have faced a series of ethical issues and investigations over the past year.

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Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien will have a Democratic challenger for the first time in 16 years.

The Democrat who would like to be Ohio’s next Governor has chosen his running mate. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

Sources with knowledge of the situation tell WCBE Columbus City Council member Zach Klein is one of the names on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald's short list of running mates.