Rich Cordray

BALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY

A new poll has gubernatorial hopefuls Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Rich Cordray running neck-and-neck with just a month before the election. And analysts are saying they’re seeing numbers that go against the theory of a so-called “Blue Wave.” 

The poll from Baldwin Wallace University has Cordray trailing DeWine by a few percentage points, within the margin of error.

Cordray and DeWine Spar in Final Governor's Debate

Oct 9, 2018
Statehouse News Bureau

Rich Cordray and Mike DeWine tussled over health care, drug possession laws and support for local government in their third gubernatorial debate Monday night. 

Democratic candidate Rich Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine revisited several disagreements in their 60-minute debate at Cleveland State University, their final one before voting begins.

A composite image of Richard Cordray and Mike DeWine.
STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

During a digital forum with young Ohioans, the candidates for governor — Mike DeWine and Rich Cordray —laid out what they thought about the possibility of a minimum wage increase. 

Democratic Nominee Rich Cordray says it’s time to raise the minimum wage, stopping short of saying exactly what he thinks it should be.

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OHIO DEBATE COMMISSION

The Ohio Debate Commission is hosting a debate between the major party candidates for Governor of Ohio at 7 p.m., October 8 on the campus of Cleveland State University. Mike DeWine, the state's attorney general, and Rich Cordray, the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will have the opportunity to present their plans for the future direction of our state to Ohio’s voters in preparation for the general election in November. 

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STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Some 750 doctors said they’re endorsing Democrat for governor Richard Cordray, breaking with the Ohio State Medical Association, which is backing his Republican opponent Mike DeWine. The doctors split over protections for people with pre-existing health conditions.

Cordray said he’ll work to lower insurance premiums and drug costs, and to protect millions of Ohioans with pre-existing conditions. And he notes that as attorney general DeWine filed a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, which guarantees those protections.

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