Kucinich seeking Democratic nomination for governor


Ex-U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich announced today he was running for the Democratic nomination for governor.

He joins Richard Cordray, a former state attorney general and treasurer, as well as state Sen. Joe Schiavoni, ex-state Rep. Connie Pillich, and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill in the Democratic primary for governor.

Kucinich, 71, called for creating a dedicated consumer protection office at the state level, establishing a nonprofit utility to oversee broadband development and launching programs to encourage volunteerism.

Kucinich served in Congress from 1997 to 2013, and is a former Cleveland mayor.

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