Former Democratic Governor Ted Strickland had decided not to run again for Governor in 2014, removing a key competitor to incumbent republican John Kasich from the field. Strickland said in a statement Tuesday that he stands by his record of success as Governor and will not seek the office again. Kasich, a former investment banker and Congressman, unseated Strickland as he sought a second term in 2010. it was the most expensive Governor’s race in Ohio history. ...
Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland made a stop in the Y-Bridge City Wednesday. He talked to students and staff at Zane State College about the importance of higher education.
Strickland made his stop in Zanesville, among other cities, as part of the 'Obama for America's Southeast Ohio' tour. Strickland says investing into rural colleges and universities is just one of the key parts to strengthening the United States and middle class citizens.
President Barack Obama will stop in Cleveland Sunday following a visit to his hometown of Chicago. The Ohio trip marks the final campaign rally for the president. His appearance with Vice President Joe Biden is the last stop in a four-state weekend effort to hold back a Republican wave that could cost Democrats control of Congress.
Governor Ted Strickland stopped in Zanesville Wednesday. He spoke with small business owners, local government officials and school administrators.
The governor who is up for re-election met at the Muskingum County Business Incubator to speak about the importance of investing in educating Ohio. He spoke about the Evidence-Based-Model which is opposed by his opponent, John Kasich.
"We have invested heavily in K through 12 education, passed an evidence-based model and we...
Contacting voters is on the agenda for one political party.
Veterans for Strickland held a day of action at the Zanesville Democratic Campaign Office on Market Street. Volunteers made calls to voters and knocked on doors to seek support.
"Well I've been out here many days and I appreciate talking to the veterans, I'm a veteran myself and we're trying to spread the word all over Ohio to get the veterans out to vote," said Veteran Gary Wion.
One Ohio politician's family is getting involved in this year's election campaign.
Roger Strickland, Governor Ted Strickland's brother traveled to Zanesville Tuesday afternoon to stop by the Democratic Headquarters to drop off yard signs.
"I think it's important to see the people, that's what important in Ohio, is the people and you have to show that you're interested in them, or they're not going to support you," said Roger Strickland.
The race for Ohio Governor made a stop in Zanesville Wednesday afternoon.
Republican Gubernatorial Candidate John Kasich visited Tom's Ice Cream Bowl to discuss his campaign plans with supporters. He spoke about issues like lowering taxes, government efficiency and working on the state's educational system.
"Dollars are not in the classroom, the teachers are not in power, it's the most important thing we can do to get started to make this thing work," said John Kasich,...
While it's only January, the race for Ohio Governor is on, and a recent poll is indicating that Governor Ted Strickland's approval rating is dropping. It shows that 51 percent of Ohioans would most likely vote for Republican John Kasich, with 45 percent backing Strickland, and five percent undecided.
Ohio University-Zanesville Assistant Political Professor, Jared Farley, says the main reason Strickland is trailing is because of the economy.