Betty Sutton Congressman Jim Renacci Enters Race For Governor By Jo Ingles • Mar 20, 2017 Andy Chow A Republican congressman from northeast Ohio is the second to officially file paperwork to run for Governor in 2018. And he seems to be channeling a Trump-like approach. Another Democrat Announces Bid For Ohio Governor By Jo Ingles • Mar 7, 2017 Bettysutton.com Less than a week after the first official Democratic candidate for governor announced his intentions, a second Democrat has announced she’s jumping into the race too. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan Bows Out Of Democratic Race For Governor In 2018 By Jo Ingles • Feb 28, 2017 Karen Kasler One of the Democrats who is often mentioned as a possible candidate for governor in 2018 says he won’t be throwing his hat in the ring. That decision may bring a flood of candidates forward.