The Ohio Democratic Party and Ohio Democratic County Chairs Association first officially sanctioned debate with the Democratic candidates for governor was held Tuesday, September 12, in Martins Ferry. You couldn’t make it or watch it while it was being lived streamed? No problem! A link is available for you to watch the entire debate.
Watch first Ohio Democratic Gubernatorial Debate here
Former state Rep. Connie Pillich, state Sen. Joe Schiavoni of Boardman, former U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley took the stage to answer questions that focused on jobs and the economy, infrastructure improvement, education and the opioid crisis.
The Martins Ferry debate will be the first in a series of debates, forums and other events designed to introduce the Democratic statewide candidates to Ohio voters. Watch for more events with the Democratic statewide candidates to be posted as confirmed!
Check out some of the local and statewide media coverage of the debate here!