Debating Ohio: Democratic Candidates for Governor

"I believe that our party has better ideas, and if we had a fair fight, we would win." Nan Whaley
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A Debate

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In the lead-up to the 2018 election, the City Club will be hosting primary and general election debates with candidates seeking statewide office. This debate features the Democratic candidates for Governor of Ohio.


Participating candidates include:

Connie Pillich, former member, Ohio House of Representatives

Joe Schiavoni, Ohio Senator

Betty Sutton, former member, U.S. House of Representatives

Nan Whaley, Mayor, City of Dayton


Join us as the candidates explain their platforms and differences and why they deserve your vote in a debate moderated by Statehouse News Bureau Chief Karen Kasler and WKYC Channel 3 News Anchor Russ Mitchell.


Location: Westfield Insurance Studio Theatreā„¢

                Idea CenterĀ® at Playhouse Square

                1375 Euclid Avenue

                Cleveland, Ohio 44115


Tickets are free (limit four per person) and registration is required.

Produced by:

Ideastream Solo          Wkyc 2017

Community Partners:

Akron Press Club          Ua Bliss

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