2014 election

Politics
12:00 am
Sun September 21, 2014

Ohio's "Golden Week" is back - but will voters take advantage of it?

Ohio’s “Golden Week” of early voting is back.

So too are the 35 day early voting period and extended evening and weekend hours for in-person early voting.

All thanks to a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Peter Economus of Cleveland; and a refusal by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati to put a stay on Economus’ decision.

Ohio Republicans are furious. Ohio Democrats are jubilant.

But, in the end, does it really matter?

Both sides think so, for different reasons, of course.

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Politics
1:44 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

League of Women voters sponsoring candidate debates, issue forum

The League of Women Voters is sponsoring or co-sponsoring several candidate debates and an issues forum in Hamilton and Clermont counties over the next three weeks.

The public is invited to all the events. They include:

Hamilton County Common Pleas Court:

All candidates for common pleas judgeships have been invited to a voter education event Monday, Sept. 22 at the Cincinnati Bar Association, 5th floor, 225 E. Sixth St., Downtown. The forum runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area (LWVCA).

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Politics
9:30 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Howard Wilkinson's Monday morning politics chat

Howard Wilkinson

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about the upcoming judicial elections in Hamilton County.

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Politics
12:00 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Democrats getting better at recruiting judicial candidates

The Hamilton County Democratic Party is getting better these days at something they used to struggle with – recruiting candidates to run for judgeships.

On Nov. 4, we will see if they are getting any better at actually electing them.

This year, there are 13 judgeships for election in Hamilton County –a seat on the Ohio First District Court of Appeals, eight in the general division of Common Pleas Court, and one each in the juvenile, domestic relations, probate and drug court divisions of the Common Pleas Court.

Seven of them are contested races.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Serious campaigning for November begins in earnest after Labor Day - we update the races

 

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