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David Pepper elected new chairman of Ohio Democrat Party as the 2016 presidential election nears and Ohio remains a pivotal state, By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

Newly elected Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473. Kathy Wray Coleman is a community activist, educator and 21-year investigative journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.   ( ) /   ( )  COLUMBUS, Ohio -As the 2016 presidential election nears and Ohio remains a pivotal state, David Pepper was elected chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party on Tuesday by the party's executive committee, replacing Chris Redfern, who quit election night following a Republican sweep of statewide offices, including governor, auditor, treasurer, secretary of state and attorney general. The Republicans also control both lawmaking chambers of the Ohio General Assembly, namely the

By Kathy Wray Coleman: Ohio governor’s race nearly tied, polls show, Democratic Candidate Ed FitzGerald gaining ground against Governor Kasich, Ohio Democratic Party Chair Chris Redfern comments

Cleveland Urban News.Com and  The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and   No 2 online Black newspapers  ( ) and  ( ). Reach us by phone at 216-659-0473 and by email at COLUMBUS, Ohio – Last week, in a poll commissioned by Freedom to Marry Ohio, Democratic Ohio Governor Candidate Ed FitzGerald and Republican Gov. John Kasich continue to be locked in a near dead heat going into 2014. The survey, conducted between December 6 and 8 of 1,011 of Ohio voters by Public Policy Polling (PPP), one of the most accurate pollsters in America, found that if the election were held today, Kasich would carry 40 percent of the vote, followed by FitzGerald at 38 percent, and Libertarian Charlie Earl at six percent. In the poll, FitzGerald held a 13 percent lead over Kasich with Independent voters. In a separate memo released on the poll, Tom Jensen, director of PPP, stated that

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald to run for Ohio Governor in 2014, will announce it tomorrow and he will likely run against Republican Governor John Kasich, FitzGerald must first win the Democratic primary next year with Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern as his chief supporter, State Senator Turner likely to run for Ohio Secretary of State on ticket with FitzGerald

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black news venues  ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-Democratic Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, a former FBI agent, will make stops in Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati on Wednesday April 24 to announce that he will run for governor of Ohio in 2014 against incumbent governor John Kasich, if he wins the Democratic primary. And that might be a likely posture since his candidacy is supported by Chris Redfern, head of the Ohio Democratic Party, and perspective contenders such as former Ohio Congresswoman Betty Sutton, and former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, now the U.S. Consumer Bureau chief, have bowed out. Chris Redfern Kasich is the front runner polls show and is ahead of FitzGerald by 10 points. But political polls can and often do change during the course of an election a

State Sen. Nina Turner Announces Run For Congress, Some Black Leaders Say Please Don't Run Against Qualified Black Incumbent U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge

Updated Friday, December 2, 2011 Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner (D-25) U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH) Ohio State Rep. Bill Patmon (D-10) Cleveland Ward 8 Councilman Jeff Johnson Cleveland Attorney and Local NAACP President George Forbes National political news and local news from the Cleveland metropolitan area brought to the community from ( ) and ( ) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor State Sen. Nina Turner (D-25) , a Cleveland Democrat, sent shock waves through Cleveland's political rank and file this week when she filed petitions to take on U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-11) in next year's Democratic Primary election, a decision that has rocked Cleveland's Old Black Political Guard and has upset Black leaders with the prospective that the vote could be split by the two prominent Black women and a White could slide in. "When minorities run against each other as was the case in Memphis, TN., you can end up wit