Politics

Chris Seelbach
3:25 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Seelbach heading to Harvard

Credit City of Cincinnati

A Cincinnati council member is heading back to school. Chris Seelbach will spend the council's summer recess attending the Harvard Kennedy School “Senior Executives in State & Local Government” program as a Bohnett Fellow.

In a release Seelbach says, "I am deeply honored to accept the Bohnett Fellowship to attend Harvard Kennedy School this summer. I’m looking forward to getting back to the classroom in order to further hone my skills as both a legislature and leader."

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Kentucky Primary Next Tuesday

Kentucky primary is May 20.

  

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Kentucky State and County Primary Races

Voters in Northern Kentucky counties head to the polls Tuesday.

 

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Politics
12:00 am
Sun May 11, 2014

Tuesday's primary produced some races to watch this fall

Tuesday’s primary was a low turnout affair. There was no county in southwest Ohio where the turnout reached 20 percent.

So a relative handful of Democratic and Republican voters got to choose the candidate for this this November’s election.

Many of the fall match-ups are mismatches. Most of the state legislative districts are so heavily Republican or Democratic that the primary winners will almost surely be the winners in the fall.

And, in county races, incumbents – both Democrat and Republican – have a distinct advantage.

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Politics
4:00 am
Sun May 4, 2014

Voter supression in Ohio? It's up to the federal courts to decide

Ohio’s “Golden Week” of early voting – which Ohio Democrats love and Ohio Republicans hate – may make a comeback this fall.

When Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted and his fellow Republicans in the Ohio General Assembly cut the number of early voting days in Ohio from 35 to 29 and restricted early voting hours, there was no doubt the issue would end up in federal court.

It was just a matter of which group would get to the federal courthouse first.

As it turned out, it was the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

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