Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Ohio Goober Debates Announced

A consortium of the daily newspapers which represent Ohio ’s eight largest media markets and the gubernatorial campaigns of Governor Ted Strickland and John Kasich have reached an agreement on hosting the 2010 gubernatorial debates. Newspapers included in the consortium are The Akron Beacon Journal, The Canton Repository, The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Columbus Dispatch, The Dayton Daily News, The Toledo Blade and The Youngstown Vindicator.

Debates will be held in the evening in Columbus on September 14 and in Toledo on October 7 at locations yet to be determined. The debates will be televised by a television partner in each city and a live feed will be available to television stations in each market of the state.

Speaking on behalf of the consortium, Mike Curtin commented, “We are delighted that voters will get a chance to hear the candidates answer questions directly in this important election.”
Southern Ohio is screwed again...