Ohio Governor/Lt. Governor

The Governor of Ohio is elected every four years and oversees the day-to-day operations of the state government. Their responsibilities include enforcing state laws, signing or vetoing laws passed by the Ohio General Assembly, convening special sessions of the Ohio General Assembly, granting pardons, and acting as commander-in-chief of the Ohio National Guard.

Like all state-wide elected offices, the Governor of Ohio’s race is partisan. This means that each candidate has their party affiliation listed alongside their name on the ballot. Independent candidates will be stated as having no party affiliation.

Candidates for Governor of Ohio in 2018 include (click picture for more info):

Party Governor Lt. Governor
Democrat

Cordray
Richard Cordray

Sutton
Betty Sutton
Republican

DeWine
Mike DeWine

Husted
Jon Husted
Green

Gadell-Newton
Constance Gadell-Newton

Joseph
Brett Joseph
Libertarian

Irvine
Travis Irvine

Grayson
Todd Grayson