Republican Madison Gesiotto Gilbert will face Democratic state Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes, D-Akron, to fill the Ohio 13th Congressional District seat vacated by Rep. Tim Ryan, who is running to take the place of retiring Sen. Rob Portman. The 13th District includes Summit and Stark counties, a…

Former Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Nan Whaley has won the Democratic nomination for Ohio governor and will face incumbent Republican Mike DeWine this fall. Whaley is the first woman in the state’s history to receive a major party’s backing for the top office. She bested ex-Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley on Tuesday. Whaley figures to be an underdog in November against DeWine in a state that hasn’t elected a Democrat governor since 2006. DeWine topped three far-right opponents, including ex-U.S. Rep Jim Renacci,  by relying on a huge fundraising advantage and a big network of supporters.

Frank LaRose, Ohio’s Republican incumbent elections chief, has defeated conservative primary challenger John Adams, who questioned the 2020 presidential election results. In November's general election, LaRose will will face Democrat Chelsea Clark, who ran unopposed Tuesday. Despite Adams' open questioning of the 2020 results, Trump's endorsement of LaRose was expected given LaRose’s 2016 support for Trump and his role on a team that handled logistics for Trump’s 2017 inauguration. LaRose also brought the strength of incumbency to his campaign and adopted some of Trump’s talking points about voter fraud ahead of Trump’s endorsement.

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Bestselling author JD Vance has won Ohio’s contentious and hyper-competitive GOP Senate primary, buoyed by Donald Trump’s endorsement  in a race widely seen as an early test of the former president’s hold on his party. Vance’s win ends an exceptionally bitter and expensive primary contest that, at one point, saw two candidates nearly come to blows on a debate stage. And it marks a major victory for Trump, who has staked his reputation as a GOP kingmaker on his ability to pull his chosen candidates across the finish line. Democrat Nan Whaley, the former mayor of Dayton, will take on incumbent Republican Gov. Mike DeWine in the general election after both secured their parties' nominations.

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Shontel Brown has beaten former state Sen. Nina Turner for the second time since last summer, easily prevailing in an Ohio primary billed nationally as a key showdown between the party’s more moderate establishment and its activist progressive wing. Brown, who had campaigned with South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn, the most senior Black member of Congress, and as a strong ally to President Joe Biden and his domestic agenda, topped Turner in last summer’s special election primary. A former Democratic Party county chair, Brown has only been in Congress a matter of months but came into the rematch with the power of incumbency.  

The first multistate contest of the 2022 midterm election season takes place Tuesday. Ohio voters will decide gubernatorial nominees and one of the most contentious and expensive Republican U.S. Senate primaries in the nation. Indiana's contests will determine whether the state's Legislature becomes more conservative. Former President Donald Trump’s sway among the party faithful will be tested in Ohio, where he's issued endorsements in a Senate primary marred by Republican divisions and in races for the U.S. House and secretary of state. Democrats are watching a threat to incumbent congresswoman Shontel Brown from progressive Nina Turner in Cleveland. 

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FILE - Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose speaks to the Fairfield County Lincoln Republican Club in Pickerington, Ohio, March 24, 2022. Former President Donald Trump's attempts to reverse the results of the 2020 election and his subsequent endorsements of candidates for state election offices who are sympathetic to his view have elevated those races to top-tier status. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)

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FILE - Republican Secretary of State candidate John Adams, a former state lawmaker and Navy SEAL, speaks to members of the Worthington Area Republican Club at J&D's Place in Worthington, Ohio, March 22, 2022. Former President Donald Trump's attempts to reverse the results of the 2020 election and his subsequent endorsements of candidates for state election offices who are sympathetic to his view have elevated those races to top-tier status. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth, File)

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FILE - Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose is acknowledged by former President Donald Trump at a rally at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Delaware, Ohio, to endorse Republican candidates ahead of the Ohio primary on May 3. Add one more contest to the white-hot races for Congress and governor that will dominate this year's midterm elections: secretaries of state. Former President Donald Trump's attempts to reverse the results of the 2020 election and his subsequent endorsements of candidates for state election offices who are sympathetic to his view have elevated those races to top-tier status.(AP Photo/Joe Maiorana, File)

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FILE - A campaign sign stands outside JD's Place in Worthington, Ohio, where Republican Secretary of State candidate John Adams, a former state lawmaker and Navy SEAL, spoke to members of the Worthington Area Republican Club on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Add one more contest to the white-hot races for Congress and governor that will dominate this year's midterm elections: secretaries of state. Former President Donald Trump's attempts to reverse the results of the 2020 election and his subsequent endorsements of candidates for state election offices who are sympathetic to his view have elevated those races to top-tier status. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth, File)

Democrats selecting their nominee for governor in Ohio have a choice between a two-woman ticket and a man-led ticket endorsed by feminist icon Gloria Steinem. Former Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is seeking to be the state’s first elected female governor. She’s up against former Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, whose running mate won Steinem’s respect when talking publicly about having an abortion after she was raped in the military. Both Whaley and Cranley are pushing to shore up support among female voters ahead of the May 3 primary. The November general election promises to be a struggle for either Democrat in a state that has swung to the right.

Former President Donald Trump’s late endorsements in hypercompetitive Republican Senate primaries in Ohio and Pennsylvania have unlocked a flood of support for his chosen candidates. But some Republicans believe Trump has betrayed his core supporters by backing author JD Vance in Ohio and TV’s Dr. Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania. Both candidates have been criticized as insufficiently committed to Trump and his “America First” agenda. A major conservative group aligned with a Vance rival called for a boycott of Trump's Saturday night rally in Delaware, Ohio. The former president told those at the rally that Vance has the best chance to win in November.

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Shontel Brown has beaten former state Sen. Nina Turner for the second time since last summer, easily prevailing in an Ohio primary billed nationally as a key showdown between the party’s more moderate establishment and its activist progressive wing. Brown, who had campaigned with South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn, the most senior Black member of Congress, and as a strong ally to President Joe Biden and his domestic agenda, topped Turner in last summer’s special election primary. A former Democratic Party county chair, Brown has only been in Congress a matter of months but came into the rematch with the power of incumbency.   Read more

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Bestselling author JD Vance has won Ohio’s contentious and hyper-competitive GOP Senate primary, buoyed by Donald Trump’s endorsement  in a race widely seen as an early test of the former president’s hold on his party. Vance’s win ends an exceptionally bitter and expensive primary contest that, at one point, saw two candidates nearly come to blows on a debate stage. And it marks a major victory for Trump, who has staked his reputation as a GOP kingmaker on his ability to pull his chosen candidates across the finish line. Democrat Nan Whaley, the former mayor of Dayton, will take on incumbent Republican Gov. Mike DeWine in the general election after both secured their parties' nominations. Read more

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Former Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Nan Whaley has won the Democratic nomination for Ohio governor and will face incumbent Republican Mike DeWine this fall. Whaley is the first woman in the state’s history to receive a major party’s backing for the top office. She bested ex-Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley on Tuesday. Whaley figures to be an underdog in November against DeWine in a state that hasn’t elected a Democrat governor since 2006. DeWine topped three far-right opponents, including ex-U.S. Rep Jim Renacci,  by relying on a huge fundraising advantage and a big network of supporters. Read more

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Frank LaRose, Ohio’s Republican incumbent elections chief, has defeated conservative primary challenger John Adams, who questioned the 2020 presidential election results. In November's general election, LaRose will will face Democrat Chelsea Clark, who ran unopposed Tuesday. Despite Adams' open questioning of the 2020 results, Trump's endorsement of LaRose was expected given LaRose’s 2016 support for Trump and his role on a team that handled logistics for Trump’s 2017 inauguration. LaRose also brought the strength of incumbency to his campaign and adopted some of Trump’s talking points about voter fraud ahead of Trump’s endorsement. Read more

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Incumbent South Euclid City Councilwoman Jane Goodman was re-elected Nov. 7, defeating challenger Lisa Longino. According to final, unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Goodman won 659 to 333, taking 66.4 percent of the vote to Longino’s 33.6 percent. 

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