campaign finances

Republican State Representative Nino Vitale is accused of misusing campaign funds.  

The candidates in the top 1% have accounted for about 78% of the ad spending in the presidential race so far, according to new numbers.

The two self-funding billionaires in the Democratic primary, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg and activist business executive Tom Steyer, have spent the most by far — a combined $320 million, out of $409.8 million spent in the presidential contest up to Jan. 13.

The all-Democratic Columbus City Council last night appointed to the panel an African-American female assistant city attorney who has worked on housing issues. 

Ohio Public Radio

New campaign finance reports for September show this year's gubernatorial race will be the most expensive in Ohio history. 

Ohio's gubernatorial candidates have filed their campaign finance reports.

State of Ohio

A Franklin County judge this week denied a former Democratic Ohio lawmaker’s second request for early release from prison.

Some minority Democrats at the Statehouse want to introduce legislation to make campaign contributions more transparent.