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President of the United States

What They Do: Commander in Chief of the military, oversees the national government, can sign or veto bills from Congress

About the Candidates
Do you support
raising taxes on people making over $250,000?
Do you support
protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, employment, and businesses like restaurants and taxis?
Do you support
making college free for students from families making less than $125,000?
Do you support
decriminalizing offenses that pose no safety threat and that have historically targeted Black and Brown communities?
Do you support
taking government action to reduce the pollution that causes global warming?
Do you support
offering a roadmap to citizenship to undocumented immigrants working and raising families in America?
Do you support
a woman's right to seek a safe, legal abortion?

Hillary Clinton

Democratic Party

Former Secretary of State, US Senator, Attorney.

Supported by

  • Senator Bernie Sanders
  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund
  • Service Employees International Union

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Jill Stein

Green Party

Doctor, Fmr Lexington Town Meeting Rep.

Supported by

  • Dr. Cornel West
  • Medea Benjamin
  • Marc Lamont Hill

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Gary Johnson

Libertarian Party

Former Governor of New Mexico.

Supported by

  • Marijuana Policy Project
  • Drew Carey
  • Former Gov. Jesse Ventura (I-MN)

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

Donald Trump

Republican Party

Real Estate Developer and Reality TV Star.

Supported by

  • American Energy Alliance
  • National Border Patrol Council
  • National Rifle Association

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

US Senator for Ohio

What They Do: Writes and decides whether national laws pass or fail, approves or blocks Supreme Court justices & other nominees.s

About the Candidates
Do you support
Raising taxes on people making over $250,000 per year?
Do you support
Protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, employment, and businesses like restaurants and taxis?
Do you support
Making college free for students from families making less than $125,000 per year?
Do you support
Decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana?
Do you support
Taking government action to reduce the pollution that causes global warming?
Do you support
Offering a roadmap to citizenship to undocumented immigrants working and raising families in America?
Do you support
A woman’s right to seek a safe, legal abortion?

Ted Strickland

Democratic Party

Former Governor of Ohio

Supported by

  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund
  • President Barack Obama
  • Sierra Club

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Rob Portman

Republican Party

US Senator for Ohio

Supported by

  • Fraternal Order of Police
  • Governor John Kasich
  • United Mine Workers of America

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Supreme Court of Ohio

What They Do: The Supreme Court of Ohio is the highest court in the U.S. state of Ohio. These justices have final authority over interpretations of Ohio law and the Ohio Constitution. This is the real deal! Their decisions affect how the law is applied all throughout the state. The way laws are interpreted is always gonna benefit someone. The question is who? 🤔

About the Candidates

Pat Dewine

Republican

Supported by

  • American Electric Power
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Right to Life

Cynthia Rice

Democrat

Supported by

  • United Auto Workers
  • Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters

Supreme Court of Ohio

What They Do: The Supreme Court of Ohio is the highest court in the U.S. state of Ohio. These justices have final authority over interpretations of Ohio law and the Ohio Constitution. This is the real deal! Their decisions affect how the law is applied all throughout the state. The way laws are interpreted is always gonna benefit someone.

About the Candidates

John O'Donnell

Democrat

Judge John P. O’Donnell was first elected to the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas in 2002, and then again in 2006 and 2012.

Supported by

  • Ohio AFL-CIO
  • Ohio Federation of Teachers
  • Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters

Pat Fischer

Republican

Supported by

  • Time Warner Cable
  • First Energy
  • Ohio Chamber of Commerce

Voter Information Specific To Your Area

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