Ed FitzGerald


Why I Want to Lead Ohio

I am running for governor because Ohio’s middle class should be getting ahead, not just getting by. For more than three years our state government has been championing an outdated economic theory that simply does not work. And instead of focusing on the middle class, an unprecedented amount of tax breaks have gone to the […]

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Shannon FitzGerald Introduces Herself

I thought it was about time I introduced myself. I’m Shannon FitzGerald. As you may have already heard, I work as a dietitian for a Lorain County Public School District and at a Cleveland hospital. Ed and I have been married for 22 years, and we are the proud parents of 4 kids — 2 […]

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Kasich’s Etch-A-Sketch Moment

COLUMBUS – Yesterday, Governor Kasich’s team tried to scrub a Romney sign from a campaign photo, and today, they’re back at it again with the release of their first ad – trying to rewrite history and reintroduce the incumbent Governor as leader in job growth with working class roots who has the best interest of working Ohioans […]

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Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman Endorses Ed FitzGerald for Governor

COLUMBUS – Today, Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman announced his endorsement of Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald for Governor of Ohio. Mayor Coleman cited FitzGerald’s leadership in fighting for the middle class, urban development, and marriage equality in his endorsement. “Ed FitzGerald is the right choice for Ohio. His strong leadership and attention to economic opportunities […]

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FitzGerald Statement on Voter-Suppression Mid-Biennium Review Amendment

COLUMBUS – Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald released the following statement on the Ohio House GOP’s amendment to the Mid-Biennium Review that would cut local government funds by ten percent for any county that mailed out absentee ballots to their residents. “The lengths the Republican leadership will go to prevent their fellow Ohioans […]

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FitzGerald Statement on Judge Timothy Black’s Marriage Ruling

COLUMBUS – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald released the following statement on federal judge Timothy Black’s announcement today: “Today’s statement by federal judge Timothy Black that his ruling will require that Ohio must legally recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in other states is an important first step to full marriage equality.  Governor […]

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FitzGerald/Neuhardt Campaign Raises Over $2.2 million in 2013

The campaign of Cuyahoga County Executive and Democratic candidate for governor Ed FitzGerald released its 2013 Annual Ohio Campaign Finance Report today. Since the last reporting period, Friends of Fitzgerald-Neuhardt raised over $1.62 million, for a total of $2.2 million raised in 2013. The campaign has $1.44 million cash on hand. FitzGerald-Neuhardt campaign manager Nick […]

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Meet Sharen

Ed sent his supporters the following note to introduce his running mate, Sharen Neuhardt: As the backbone of our campaign, I wanted you to be the first to know about an important decision I made: I have chosen Sharen Neuhardt to be my running mate and the next Lieutenant Governor of Ohio. Let me tell […]

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