Candidate listings with the Ohio Secretary of State


Staff report



As of the close of business Tuesday, the following candidates have filed with the Ohio Secretary of State to run in the 2016 Primary Election:

For President of the United States (listed in order of filing):

1. Jeb Bush

2. Donald Trump

3. Carly Fiorina

4. Hillary Clinton*

5. Ted Cruz

6. Chris Christie

For the United States Senate (listed in alphabetical order, alongside their stated party affiliation):

· Joseph DeMare, Green Party

· Donald Eckhart, Republican

· Rob Portman, Republican

· Kelly Prather, Democrat

· P.G. Sittenfeld, Democrat

· Ted Strickland, Democrat

· Melissa Strzala, Republican

For Supreme Court of Ohio (listed in alphabetical order, alongside their party affiliation and the position they will seek). FTC stands for Full Term Commencing:

· Pat DeWine, Republican, Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court (FTC 1/2/2017)

· Pat Fischer, Republican, Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court (FTC 1/1/2017)

· Maureen O’Connor, Republican, Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court (FTC 1/1/2017)

· Colleen O’Toole, Republican, Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court (FTC 1/1/2017)

Staff report

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