Voices of Voters

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.

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.

Andy Chow

Millennial voters are tied with Baby Boomers as the largest single group of potential voters. The Pew Research Center says there are 69 million people between 18 and 39 – that's 31% of the voting population in America. But they’re the least likely to vote. In this installment of the Statehouse News Bureau’s series featuring voices of voters, younger voters speak out about their issues – and whether they’re motivated to turn out this time. 

Karen Kasler

Women make up more than half of the voters in Ohio. Women’s issues and the way women are treated have dominated the talk through much of this year’s presidential campaign. In the latest installment in the Statehouse News Bureau’s series featuring voices of voters, women talk about the issues that are driving their decisions this year.

Andy Chow

One in three eligible American voters are people of color. Not only does this presidential election have the most ethnically and racially diverse voter base in American history, but the campaigns have been using strong, racially charged language. In the latest installment in the Statehouse News Bureau’s series featuring voices of voters, some share their perspectives on how the rhetoric has impacted them as people of color.