5 Democratic candidates highlight Ohio party dinner

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic Party’s national leader and five of its presidential candidates will highlight the Ohio Democratic Party’s annual state dinner.

State Democrats say Sunday’s dinner at the Greater Columbus Convention Center will feature national chairman Tom Perez and candidates Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj), Julian Castro, Amy Klobuchar (KLOH’-buh-shar), Tom Steyer and Tim Ryan. The first four of those are among 12 contenders set to debate Oct. 15 at nearby Otterbein University.

Ryan, a congressman from Youngstown, Ohio, didn’t qualify for that debate.

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign announced Tuesday he will return to Ohio two weeks after the debate for an Oct. 31 Columbus visit.

Republican Donald Trump carried Ohio in 2016, after Democrat Barack Obama won the state twice.

Associated Press

Associated Press

More News

YOUR FORT WAYNE FORECAST

Bluffton
49°
Warsaw
48°
Wabash
49°
Kendallville
48°
Angola
Paulding
52°
Van Wert
Portland
52°
Marion
49°
Connect with FW NBC
Top Stories
Scroll to top
Skip to content