Jason Johnson, in an interview with Ohio Public Radio station WCPN, discusses the election of the first ever County Executive for Cuyahoga County. Johnson had previously moderated a debate between the candidates for Cuyahoga County Executive.
As head of Ohio’s biggest county, FitzGerald will hold a prominent democratic position. Jason Johnson, a political science professor at Hiram College and analyst for The Source Magazine, says that position is now amplified within the party after last night’s democratic losses across Ohio.
Jason Johnson: Not only is he responsible for establishing and creating and substantiating a brand new position, but he’s probably, next to Sherrod Brown, the 1st or second most powerful Democrat in the state now.
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