Elections

Joshua Lim

The Ohio primary was Gov. John Kasich’s lone presidential primary win, and new numbers show a lot more Democrats voted Republican than vice versa. But the state's chief elections official says that isn’t a prediction of what could happen this fall.

Andy Chow

After Ohioans cast their vote for a presidential nominee the very next thing they’ll see on the ballot is a choice between Republican Senator Rob Portman and his challenger -- former Gov. Ted Strickland. This is a race that some believe just got a lot tighter. 

Andy Chow

A state lawmaker wants to change the way votes are counted in elections, saying her bill could save more than tens of thousands of ballots from being thrown out. 

Andy Chow

Two high-ranking state officials and big supporters of Gov. John Kasich say they’re ready to back Donald Trump -- if he’s the nominee. 

Andy Chow

In the middle of their first week back at work at the Statehouse since their spring break, House Republican leaders paused to parade out their slate of candidates vying for seats in November’s election. 

Jo Ingles

Just one day after the Ohio House announced it would be pursuing a bill to allow limited medical marijuana, yet another group got approval to start circulating its petitions to put its issue on the fall ballot.

Andy Chow

Gov. John Kasich hit at least one big issue that Republican lawmakers were not on board with - congressional redistricting reform. But one of the top advocates for changing it says Kasich has given the issue new momentum. 

Statehouse News Bureau

The state is being sued over the way Secretary of State Jon Husted for the way he’s purging voters from Ohio’s voter rolls.

Karen Kasler

Welcome to Election Day 2015 - 24 hours of non-stop news condensed to just under 12 minutes.

Jo Ingles

One of the groups that wants to put a medical marijuana plan on the Ohio ballot is one step closer to that goal now.

The State of Ohio (Ohio Public Television)

Seventeen-year-olds who will be 18 by Election Day were allowed to vote for presidential candidates in the Ohio primary two weeks ago because of a lawsuit filed by Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted said he’d been following the same rules that his Democratic predecessor used. But that previous Secretary of State says differently.

ari-berman.com (author's website)

A national author who has compared voting opportunities and limitations in different states throughout the nation says Ohio has room for improvement.

Andy Chow

The Ohio primary win for John Kasich not only means a possible shift in momentum but more time away from Ohio and on the campaign trail. But the governor’s administration says it's still focused on business at home. 

Karen Kasler

Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld tried to put up a strong challenge against Ted Strickland in the U.S. Senate Democratic primary, but lost by a large margin. Top party leaders talked about what the future might hold for Sittenfeld.

Andy Chow

Gov. John Kasich has won his first primary, here in his home state. But it’s not plausible that he’ll be able to get enough delegates to win the nomination outright. And his win makes it more difficult for the other two candidates in the race to win the nomination. So what does that mean for the future of the party as the campaigns journey toward the convention this summer in Cleveland?

Andy Chow

While John Kasich may have gotten a boost from the Ohio Primary win, the delegate math still shows he can't get the amount needed to clinch the nomination. This could mean a heated battle during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Andy Chow

John Kasich and his campaign are hoping the big Ohio Primary win will be a game changer for the rest of the race.  Kasich’s home state supporters hope the victory will sends a statement to the rest of the country.

Jo Ingles

Former Gov. Ted Strickland won a big victory last night as nearly two thirds of Democratic voters chose him to be their candidate for U.S. Senate.

Jo Ingles

The head of Ohio’s Democratic Party says he believes the number of Ohioans who will now be affiliated with the party will shrink because some crossed over to vote a Republican ticket to participate in the GOP’s presidential primary. But David Pepper doesn’t think that crossover vote will hurt Democrats in the long run.

Ohio Secretary of State's Office

There were no big surprises in the 16 races for Congress – especially since there were no contested primaries in six of them.

Karen Kasler

There were suggestions all day that Democrats might be a key to a victory for John Kasich in the Republican primary in Ohio. But the state's Republican elections chief isn't sure about that.

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says turnout has been heavy throughout the state, especially in suburban areas. Husted says there has been more interest in the Republican races.

Statehouse News Bureau

Ohio's Secretary of State reports there has been heavy voter turnout today and a few problems.

Karen Kasler

Ohio is the center of the American political universe again today, as Republican and Democratic voters cast what could be critical ballots for the six remaining major party candidates.

Karen Kasler

Gov. John Kasich was back home in Westerville to cast his ballot in person in the Republican presidential primary. 

Andy Chow

From running for state senator to Congress to governor, now-presidential hopeful John Kasich has been asking Ohioans for their vote for decades. But he's asking supporters to vote in the biggest one yet.

Andy Chow

The Democratic candidates battling for the party’s nomination have made it clear that Ohio is the state to win in tomorrow’s next set of primaries. The huge push from both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to win Ohio included a big dinner in Columbus.

Karen Kasler

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz hasn’t been polling well in Ohio. But Cruz came to Columbus for at his first stop in Ohio since last summer - and his first real stop of his presidential campaign.

Nick Castele

Donald Trump came through Ohio this weekend after his campaign canceled an appearance in Chicago Friday. And he was met by supporters, and by protestors.

Andy Chow

Gov. John Kasich faces arguably the most important election of his political career on Tuesday. He talked about the race just before a campaign event in Moraine just outside Dayton Friday afternoon.

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