2018 Ohio Attorney General race Former U.S. Attorney Makes It Official - He's Running For Attorney General Next Year By Karen Kasler • May 30, 2017 Steve Dettelbach campaign The Democratic ticket for next fall’s ballot continues to fill up. A candidate who’s expressed interest in the attorney general’s office has officially announced he’s running. Top Statewide Elected Officials Speak Out By Jo Ingles • Feb 1, 2017 Jo Ingles Some of the state’s top Republican officeholders who are likely to run for higher positions in 2018 are weighing in on challenges they think the state faces right now. Ohio's Auditor Says He's Running For Attorney General In 2018 By Jo Ingles • Jan 24, 2017 Statehouse News Bureau The election for statewide office holders won’t happen for a couple of years. That’s not stopping one candidate from announcing his candidacy now.