After months of speculation the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray announced his candidacy for Ohio Governor. Mr. Cordray, who is a democrat previously served as both Ohio Treasurer and Attorney General. Politicos long thought that Cordray would eventually return to Ohio and enter the race for Governor.
Cordray faces state Sen. Joe Schiavoni, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, former U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton, former state Rep. Connie Pillich and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill for the democratic primary next year. 12/7/2017