Democratic governor candidate Bill O'Neill to announce running mate


Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O'Neill says he's going to name his running mate in the governor's race on Tuesday.

That will make him the second of the six Democratic candidates to announce who he is running with.

State Sen. Joe Schiavoni announced last week he is running with Ohio Board of Education member Stephanie Dodd.

The other Democrats running for governor include Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, former Attorney General Richard Cordray, and former Congresswoman Betty Sutton, former State Rep. Connie Pillich

Republicans running for governor include Attorney General Mike DeWine, Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor and Congressman Jim Renacci.

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