Ed Fitzgerald, Larry Ealy To Oppose Gov. Kasich In May Election

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The gubernatorial race is now set for the May primary.

Secretary of State Jon Husted announced the complete list of candidates for the May ballot Tuesday.

Campaigning for Governor and Lieutenant Governor from the Democratic Party are Larry Ealy and Ken Gray, Edward FitzGerald and Shaten Swartz Neuhardt. Charles R. Earl and Sherry L. Clark will run from the Libertarian Party. Incumbent Governor John Kasich and Mary Taylor are running again for the Republican Party.

Republican Mike DeWine will seek reelection for Ohio Attorney General, and he will run against Democrat David Pepper and Libertarian Steven R. Linnabary.

In order to have qualified for the ballot, major party candidates must have collected 1,000 valid signatures and minor party candidates must have collected 500 valid signatures.