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Green Party Candidate Officially Enters Ohio Gubernatorial Race

Jo Ingles
Green Party candidate Constance Gadell Newton (right) and her running mate, Brett Joseph

Republican Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor is running in the gubernatorial race, as is Democratic former State Representative Connie Pillich. 

Now a third woman has officially entered the race. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

Columbus attorney Constance Gadell-Newton is running for Governor as the Green Party candidate.

“We are running to protect the environment in Ohio, to bring universal health care to Ohioans and to represent the people.”

Gadell-Newton says she won’t be beholden to corporations. Her running mate is Brett Joseph of Northeast Ohio. He says he’s a social activist and wants to empower people in local communities who currently don’t have a voice in politics.   

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