Mahoning County Democrats Issue Endorsements
The Mahoning County Democratic Party, which has long been reluctant to issue endorsements (although it did endorse Ted Strickland for governor and hometown boy Marc Dann for attorney general in 2006), held a meeting last night to endorse candidates in state and local races.
Possibly the most interesting endorsement to emerge was a dual endorsement of Jennifer Brunner and Lee Fisher for Senate, something many have advocated as the proper thing for the party to do if it has more than one viable, qualified candidate. (There were a lot of bad feelings in 2006 when the state party opted to only endorse Dann in the attorney general race, and not his primary opponent, Subodh Chandra, as well).
In addition, Youngstown Democrats approved the statewide slate — none of the other races is contested. I don’t have the background to comment on the local endorsements but if you’re interested in reading more, go to