The Youngstown city prosecutor is the target of an independent investigation.
Mike DeWine had originally endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
WFMJ-TV Channel 21 is hosting a debate on Feb. 22 for the Mahoning County prosecutor's race.
Local Democrats, like Democrats around the country, are in danger of sleeping through the general election.
Mitt Romney's drive for the Republican nomination for president hit a roadblock.
Rick Santorum was endorsed by the GOP's Christian evangelicals.
Prosecutor Paul Gains and Engineer Richard Marsico were not endorsed by the Mahoning County Democratic Party faithful.
Mahoning County Commissioner John McNally isn't seeking re-election.
An Associated Press-GfK poll shows that a majority of adults say President Barack Obama does not deserve a second term.
The chairman was ho-hum about the candidacy