Howard Wilkinson http://wvxu.org en Politically Speaking column returns next Sunday http://wvxu.org/post/politically-speaking-column-returns-next-sunday <p>Howard Wilkinson's weekly column on politics will return next Sunday.</p><p></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 25664 at http://wvxu.org Politically Speaking column returns next Sunday Bill Clinton to headline Ohio Democratic dinner http://wvxu.org/post/bill-clinton-headline-ohio-democratic-dinner <p>The Ohio Democratic Party has landed former President Bill Clinton to be the featured speaker at its annual Legacy Dinner in June, just as the statewide campaigns are going into full swing.</p><p>The fundraising event will be on Friday, June 13 in Columbus. Party leaders are hoping the presence of Clinton will fire up the party faithful for a fall campaign where they have the daunting task of trying to win back all the statewide offices, from governor on down.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:37:17 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 25500 at http://wvxu.org Bill Clinton to headline Ohio Democratic dinner Can Chabot be beaten? These two think so http://wvxu.org/post/can-chabot-be-beaten-these-two-think-so <p>Many believe that a Democratic candidate might as well try to climb Mount Everest with one arm tied behind his or her back&nbsp; than take on Rep. Steve Chabot in the heavily Republican 1<sup>st</sup> Congressional District.</p><p>But two local Democrats – Fred Kundrata of Pendleton and Jim Prues of North Avondale – are willing to strap on the gear and give it a shot.</p><p>Prues and Kundrata are vying for the Democratic nomination in the 1<sup>st</sup> District in the May 6 primary election.</p><p>Time was when taking on Chabot was not such a daunting task.</p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 25331 at http://wvxu.org Can Chabot be beaten? These two think so Voter registration deadline for Ohio's May 6 primary is today http://wvxu.org/post/voter-registration-deadline-ohios-may-6-primary-today <p>Today is the last day to register to vote in Ohio's May 6 primary election.</p><p>By order of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, all of Ohio's 88 county boards of elections will be open until 9.p.m. today to accommodate those registering and for in-person early voting.</p><p>For links to more information and to all of Ohio's 88 county boards of elections, you can go to <a href="http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/elections/Voters.aspx?http://www.myohiovote.com/">MyOhioVote.com. </a>You can also update your voter registration information, such as a change of address, at that website.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:02:29 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 25165 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson's Monday morning politics chat http://wvxu.org/post/howard-wilkinsons-monday-morning-politics-chat-0 <p></p><p></p><p>In this week's Monday morning politics chat, Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about John Boehner actually spending money in his 8th Congressional District Republican primary and Cincinnati's chances of landing the 2016 Republican National Convention.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:57:40 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 25164 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson's Monday morning politics chat