Elections

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. 

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.

Karen Kasler

It was a bad night for some Democrats in Statehouse races.

Andy Chow

Ohio’s U.S. Senate race was touted as two political heavyweights between incumbent Republican Rob Portman and Democratic former Gov. Ted Strickland. But in the end Portman followed a very specific plan to victory.

Karen Kasler

Nearly 1.8 million Ohioans have already voted, and more than 11,000 people voted early this year than did in before Election Day in 2012.

Andy Chow

A year and a half of stump speeches, debates and Twitter wars all come down to this, the last day of campaigning before Election Day. And the polls in Ohio are very tight between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The reporters of the Ohio Public Radio’s Statehouse News Bureau caught up with the Clinton and Trump campaigns to find out how they’re handling the last minute push.

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The US Supreme Court has declined to get involved in a case involving planned activities by the Trump campaign at polling places in Ohio tomorrow.

Karen Kasler

Thousands of people stood in huge lines at boards of elections offices in the state’s biggest counties. At the Franklin County Board of Elections, the line on Saturday was an eighth of a mile long.

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Democrats say they’ll appeal a decision announced yesterday in a case involving activities planned near polling places on Tuesday by Donald Trump’s campaign.

Andy Chow

Many County Board of Elections officials say the early in-person voter turnout in this year’s election has been breaking records. The reporters of the Statehouse News Bureau talked to voters in two counties in Central Ohio - one run by Republicans and one dominated by Democrats. 

Statehouse News Bureau

Gun regulation is an issue has been a challenging one for both major party candidates in the US Senate race between incumbent Republican Sen. Rob Portman and Democratic former Gov. Ted Strickland. In the last installment of a three part series breaking down the race issue-by-issue, here's how the candidates stand on guns and regulations.

Statehouse News Bureau

Trade is one issue that leaves Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman and his Democratic challenger, former Gov. Ted Strickland, trading proverbial blows with one another. In the second of a three-part series breaking down the race issue-by-issue, here's how the candidates stand on trade.

Andy Chow

Two longtime Ohio politicians are duking it out for your vote in the race for U.S. Senate. Republican Senator Rob Portman has held the office since 2011 but Democratic former Gov. Ted Strickland wants to take his place. In a three-part series breaking down the race issue-by-issue, here's how the candidates stand on immigration.

Karen Kasler

Ohio’s US Senate race has five candidates on the ballot – the two big names are incumbent Republican Rob Portman and Democratic former Gov. Ted Strickland. But there are three other candidates - nonparty candidates Tom Connors and Scott Rupert, who has run before, and the Green Party candidate, Joe DeMare of Bowling Green.

Politicians are making one last push to get their message out to voters in the last weekend before Election Day. For many candidates, this is when they might be running on depleted resources. But there’s one particular Ohio candidate that still has a well-stocked war chest. 

Karen Kasler

While Democrats have been pushing their voters to cast early ballots, the Republican nominee for president has been on the campaign trail urging people to consider changing their early votes.

Statehouse News Bureau

The final Quinnipiac polls are out, and they show some changes for the races at the top of the ticket in Ohio – most notably, between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Andy Chow

Progressive Christian leaders are calling out the Republican nominee for president on an issue they think has become a very big problem in this presidential election. 

Karen Kasler

Early voting numbers are coming in from the last few weeks, and from the first weekend of early in person voting. And the numbers could prove to be problematic for Democrats, who found success with early voting in the last presidential election.

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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.

Dan Konik

There are two million people living in the 32 counties that make up Appalachian Ohio. And the voters there could play a key role in determining the nation’s next president. In the final installment in the Statehouse News Bureau’s series featuring voices of voters, people in the heart of Appalachian Ohio talk about the issues and concerns that drive them this election year.

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This year’s presidential election pits two major party nominees with historically low unfavorable ratings against one another. This seems to be creating more than a little interest in third and minor party candidates. Now an anti-Donald Trump group is trying to create what they think is a win-win system for Ohio voters frustrated with their choices. 

Karen Kasler

The US Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from advocates for the homeless and the Ohio Democratic Party to ensure that more absentee and provisional ballots are counted. That settles the final lawsuit of the 2016 election over Ohio’s election laws – for now.

Karen Kasler

With just days to go before the election, hundreds of absentee ballots are having to be re-issued in northwest Ohio.

Karen Kasler

More than a million Ohioans have already cast ballots for this November’s presidential election.

Karen Kasler

Polls show the presidential race is close in Ohio – a key swing state that voted for President Obama in the last two elections. This weekend was the first of two weekend of early in person voting, and it had both major political parties working to turn out their voters.

Karen Kasler

Ohio’s largest industry is agriculture, with one in seven Ohioans connected to that industry. In the second installment in the Statehouse News Bureau’s series featuring voices of voters, people in the state’s farm community talk about what they’re thinking about when they decide which presidential candidate to choose.

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