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Upcoming Candidate Meet & Greets

 Meet the Candidates. Be Informed. 

Did you know there are events throughout Central Ohio that provide an opportunity for you to meet the candidates that will be on the ballot this November?

The Franklin County Consortium for Good Government has organized the following great events:

Worthington Forum at the McConnell Arts Center- October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet and Greet with the Candidates starting at 6:30 pm.  The forum will begin at 7:00 pm.

This Forum will feature the following races:

State Representative District 21
– Beth Liston
– Stu Harris

State Attorney General
– Steve Dettelbach
– Dave Yost

Franklin County Auditor
– Clarence Mingo
– Michael Stinziano

Worthington City School District – Proposed Bond Issue Renovating, repairing, improving, furnishing, equipping and constructing additions to various permanent improvements; purchasing school buses and related transportation equipment; site improvements; and acquisition of land and interest in land $89,000,000; 2.58 mills, $0.258 per $100 of valuation, for 30 years

 Westerville Forum- October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet and Greet with the Candidates starting at 6:30 pm. The forum will begin at 7:00 pm.

This Forum will feature the following races:

Treasurer of State
• Robert Sprague
• Rob Richardson

Franklin County Common Pleas – 1/4/2019
• Karen Phipps
• Jim Hughes

Franklin County Common Pleas – 1/6/2019
• Kim Brown
• Michael Cassone

Secretary of State
• Kathleen Clyde
• Dustin Nanna
• Frank LaRose

 

Northland Forum- October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet and Greet with the Candidates starting at 6:30 pm. The forum will begin at 7:00 pm.

This Forum will feature the following races:

Franklin County Auditor
• Clarence Mingo
• Michael Stinziano

Ohio Issue 1, Drug and Criminal Justice Policies Initiative
On the ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment
• Make offenses related to drug possession and use no more than misdemeanors
• Prohibit courts from ordering persons on probation for felonies be sent to prison for non-criminal probation violations
• Create a sentence credits program for inmates’ participation in rehabilitative, work, or educational programs
• Require the state to spend savings due to a reduction of inmates, resulting from Issue 1, on drug treatment, crime victim, and rehabilitation programs.

Franklin County Common Pleas Domestic – 1/2/2019
• James Brown
• Jessica Barwell

Ohio House – 22nd District
• David Leland
• Doug Moody

Franklin County Common Pleas – 1/7/2019
• Carl Aveni
• Dan Hawkins

New Albany Forum- October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet and Greet with the Candidates starting at 6:30 pm. The forum will begin at 7:00 pm.

This Forum will feature the following races:

Auditor of State
• Zack Space
• Robert Coogan
• Keith Faber

25th District – Ohio House
• Bernadine Kennedy Kent
• Debbie Staggs

Ohio Congressional District 12
• Danny O’Connor
• Joe Manchik
• Troy Balderson

19th District – Ohio Senate
• Louise Valentine
• Gary Cox
• Andrew O. Brenner

Downtown Forum- October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet and Greet with the Candidates starting at 6:30 pm. The forum will begin at 7:00 pm.

This Forum will feature the following races:

Ohio Supreme Court – 1/1/2019
• Craig Baldwin
• Michael Donnelly

Ohio Supreme Court
• Melody Stewart
• Mary DeGenaro

Franklin County Commissioners
• Marilyn Brown
• Michele Reynolds

Franklin County Common Pleas
• Monica Hawkins
• Amy Koorn

U.S. Representative – 3rd District
• Joyce Beatty
• Jim Burgess