All posts by Johnny Hildo

Go directly to jail

Do not pass go, do not collect two hundred dollars Twenty twenty is hard upon us, and with it, a rare changing of the guard. Literally. In case you have been under a rock for the past 18 months, twenty twenty is a presidential election year. That means Ohio has a primary election in March.

Run to Daylight

Finding the openings in City Politics Incumbency is powerful. As documented in this humble column, once elected to office, most officeholders are fully entrenched for keeps. That overstates the truth, though. Some incumbents run up against term limits. Others (notably, judges) have age limits. And some incumbents succumb to the final arbiter of all things,

Getting Back On The Horse

Here we go again. The long-embattled Lucas County Board of Elections has one more shot at redemption. Another chance to show their true mettle, and come through with flying colors. And pigs will fly off into the night. Granted, the bee-oh-ee hasn’t been the brunt of as many caustic jokes since the erstwhile Jon Stainbrook