2016 presidential election

Andy Chow

The Department of Homeland Security has reached out to elections officials in Ohio and 20 other states, which have confirmed they were targeted by hackers during the 2016 election. But Ohio's chief elections official said he thinks the story isn't as shocking as it may seem.

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Since leaving the presidential race last May, Gov. John Kasich has been writing his fourth book, and it'll be out this spring.

Karen Kasler

Worries about hacking and cybercrime resulted in the federal Department of Homeland Security naming voting machines and elections systems around the country as “critical infrastructure”, and therefore eligible for more federal help to protect them. But Ohio’s secretary of state has some concerns.

Karen Kasler

The head of the Ohio Republican Party is likely to have a challenger to his re-election to that position next month.

Karen Kasler

Nearly 5.5 million Ohioans cast ballots in the November presidential election, making the turnout in 2016 slightly higher than it was four years ago. And there are other highlights in the election results just made official by the Secretary of State.

Statehouse News Bureau

It turns out Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton may have won one more county in Ohio than originally reported.

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Now that the election is over, lawmakers will be coming back to work at the Statehouse for the lame duck session. But the presidential race is likely to come up in what they discuss.

Karen Kasler

Youngstown-area Rep. Tim Ryan says he’ll challenge Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for the job of leading Democrats in Congress. And the idea is going over well with one Democratic leader.

Karen Kasler

Donald Trump’s campaign had targeted northeast Ohio in trying to build a win in this key swing state. Though Hillary Clinton won about 15,000 more votes, Trump won 17 of the 20 counties in the region. And he won big in an area Democrats usually dominate – the Mahoning Valley.

Karen Kasler

Republican President-Elect Donald Trump won more than the 270 electoral votes needed to put him in the White House. But backers of Democrat Hillary Clinton are questioning whether the Electoral College should change since she won more votes overall.

Andy Chow

The shocking presidential win for Donald Trump changed a lot of plans on Election Day. That includes those of the last Republican in the race against him - Gov. John Kasich. 

Thursday November 10, 2016
Andy Chow

Tuesday’s election has polarized many people. The chairs of the Ohio Republican and Democratic parties have differing views on why the polarization may be a good thing.

Andy Chow

Republican President-elect Donald Trump rolled into a big electoral win by carrying crucial swing states like Ohio. Trump won the Buckeye State despite many obstacles.

"The State of Ohio", Ohio Public TV/OGT

With less than a week to go before Election Day, several polls show Donald Trump is closing in on Hillary Clinton nationwide and even leading in Ohio. This leaves many to wonder if the FBI’s decision to reopen its investigation into Clinton is playing a role in the race.

Brad Ingles

As Ohio goes down to the home stretch a week before Election Day, two candidate surrogates came to Columbus to appeal to younger voters. President Obama and the son of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump are trying to turn the vote out this week.

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Voters who are dissatisfied with the major party nominees for president have other choices on the Ohio ballot. There are a few third party candidates, as well as a list of 18 candidates who have been certified as write-ins. And eight are from Ohio.

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The chairs of Ohio’s two major political parties are carefully watching the numbers of people turning out to vote early in person and returning absentee ballots.

Andy Chow

Election Day is just two weeks away, and the hyper-partisan atmosphere seems to keep growing and growing. But there's a pair of Ohio voters who know that blood is thicker than politics – and they were together at a Donald Trump rally.

Warren County Board of Elections

This weekend brought out a tape of Republican nominee Donald Trump making lewd and potentially criminal allegations about interactions with women and a Wikileaks dump of Wall Street speeches by Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. And those revelations have some Ohioans reconsidering their presidential vote. 

Statehouse News Bureau

The rift between the Trump campaign on the chair of the Ohio Republican Party blew up into what appears to be a full-blown war.

Jo Ingles

Former President Bill Clinton visited one of the most reliably red counties in Ohio this morning. He spent much of the time talking about unity.

Karen Kasler

Donald Trump squeezed in a visit to Columbus in between rallies in Florida and Cincinnati. He spoke to an audience of mostly students – a group that typically doesn’t turn out to vote, and when its members do, they often vote Democrat. But this crowd was different.

Andy Chow

In the fallout of Ohio’s top Republicans pulling their support of their own presidential nominee, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton visited the battleground state to try to shift momentum in her favor.

Karen Kasler

This was a devastating weekend for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Ohio – he lost the support of three GOP officeholders over lewd comments made about women in a 2005 tape that was brought to light on Friday.  

Andy Chow

For months U.S. Senator Rob Portman has admonished different controversial statements made by Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump. However, Portman stayed by his endorsement of Trump each time. But the leaked audio in which Trump describes obscene acts has changed all that.

Karen Kasler

The chair of the Ohio Republican Party is sounding off on the tape of lewd comments from his party’s presidential nominee – but he stopped short of pulling his endorsement.

Karen Kasler

An estimated 5,000 people gathered at the Statehouse for a noontime rally with Christian evangelist Franklin Graham, who’s taken over his father Billy Graham’s ministry.

Statehouse News Bureau

Secretary of State Jon Husted sent out around 7 million absentee ballot applications at the beginning of this month. He says more Ohioans are taking advantage of that option this year.

"The State of Ohio", Ohio Public TV/OGT

The presidential race in Ohio is tight, with polls going back and forth between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. And the tension in in the race definitely shows when the chairs of those two parties met face to face for a preview of this fall’s election.

Statehouse News Bureau

The Libertarian Party of Ohio made a dicey move to try to get their presidential nominee, Gary Johnson, onto the ballot. But that move ultimately paid off.

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