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Democrat Shiavoni announces bid for Ohio Governor

COLUMBUS — Youngstown area Sen. Joe Schiavoni today became the first Democrat to throw his hat in the ring for Ohio governor in 2018. He conceded up front that he won’t be the “anointed candidate” of the Democratic Party. “But I am a fighter, the fighter that Ohio needs,” he said in his announcement. “I […]

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First Democrat announces run for Ohio governor in 2018

Ohio Senate Democratic Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) has announced a run for Governor of Ohio, according to an announcement made on Twitter. “I’m excited to announce my candidacy for Governor of the State of Ohio,” Schiavoni announced in a Tweet this morning.  “We need a new generation of leadership to move our state forward.” In […]

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Joe Schiavoni makes run for governor official

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni, who told cleveland.com and others Tuesday that he would run for governor in 2018, officially launched his campaign Wednesday with an emailed statement. “After seven years of Republican control, we still don’t have the high-paying jobs that places like Youngstown, Toledo and the Ohio Valley so desperately […]

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Joe Schiavoni running for governor, says he’s ‘in it to win it’

Joe Schiavoni, the Youngstown-area Democratic leader in the Ohio Senate, today became his party’s first announced candidate for governor in 2018. In a release announcing his candidacy, he said he is running “to provide the new generation of leadership we need to move Ohio forward.” “After seven years of Republican control, we still don’t have the high-paying jobs […]

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Democratic Sen. Joe Schiavoni announces 2018 governor bid

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The man who leads Democrats in the Ohio Senate has announced a run for governor. Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni, of Boardman, is the first of his party’s potentially crowded field to make a 2018 gubernatorial bid official. Schiavoni says Republicans have done too little to attract high-paying jobs, bolster public education and […]

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