Rep. Tim Ryan saw only one pathway to beating J.D. Vance and overcoming Republicans' advantage in the U.S. Senate race.
👋 Tyler here. Elections are stressful, high-stakes affairs, which is why I try to seek some levity afterward by scouring the unofficial results of Ohio's 88 counties for the most unusual items I can find.
- Odd levies, razor-thin margins … yeah, I'm a dork. But it's fun.
The impending resignation of Columbus City Council member Elizabeth Brown cues up yet another appointment to the city's legislative body.
Why it matters: The loss of another experienced city leader points to a broader Council issue of chronic turnover.
Fewer Ohioans cast ballots in last week's midterms than in 2018, results from the secretary of state show.
Why it matters: The data points to a lack of voter enthusiasm, particularly in Democratic areas, which might have impacted the results of the high-profile U.S. Senate race won by Republican J.D. Vance.
Mayor Andrew Ginther believes the next 15 years could be among the most consequential in city history.
GOP victories at the top of the ticket headlined another banner election for Ohio Republicans within all branches of government.
Driving the news: Republicans held control of the Ohio Supreme Court, maintained supermajorities in both Statehouse chambers and once again swept the slate of executive offices.
It's finally time to head to the polls, grab an "I voted" sticker and say goodbye to this year's onslaught of political ads.
Why it matters: As midterm results roll in across the country, lots of eyes will be on Ohio Tuesday. Our neck-and-neck U.S. Senate race will help decide which party holds the majority.
Mayors and planners across Ohio have shipped their passenger rail wish lists to the federal government.
- In a series of letters, officials said a top priority remains a "3C+D" line linking Columbus to Cleveland, Cincinnati and Dayton, with a possible connection to John Glenn International Airport.
Why it matters: This broad bipartisan support for Ohio Amtrak expansion at the local level could pressure state officials who have mostly stayed mum on the topic.
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