"State Senate. Half of the Ohio Senate seats up for election in 2018. Along with the Governor, State Auditor, and Secretary of State, these are four-year terms, meaning they will have map drawing authority. We’re focused on breaking the Republican supermajority."Continue reading »
"Louise Valentine is having none of it. Her campaign released a statement today accusing Brenner of “flatly lying” and calling on him to “donate the $27,564 he received from the CEO of ECOT to a local PTO or scholarship fund.” Read it here.
It’s worth noting that Brenner will have a tough time complying with Valentine’s demand for him to return the ECOT cash. Brenner’s campaign bank account is essentially dry after a bruising primary in which he narrowly defeated his Republican opponent. Where did the money go? Much of went right back to Andrew and his wife, Sara."Continue reading »
"Central Ohio’s Senate District 19 is one of Plunderbund’s Races to Watch for 2018. The seat is being vacated by term-limited Kris Jordan, who is hoping to switch seats with current Powell State Representative Andrew Brenner. Democrat Louise Valentine is challenging Brenner for the seat."Continue reading »
"However, Brenner’s statement is disingenuous.
Lager gave Brenner $27,565 through three contributions, in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
There is no separating Lager from ECOT, which received about $1 billion in state money since 2000. He started the school, ran it, profited from it and used some of those profits to give $2.5 million to state candidates and political parties. About 93 percent of that money went to Republicans, who have run much of state government since 2000."