Worthington News

Candidates night in Worthington

Oct. 23 event to feature Issues 53, 54, some local races


The Worthington City Schools operating levy and bond issue and the race for the Ohio House of Representatives' 21st District will be on the agenda at a candidates night Oct. 23 in Worthington.

The event is sponsored by the Franklin County Consortium for Good Government. It will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by brief presentations and question-and-answer sessions on eight issues or races beginning at 7 p.m. at the McConnell Arts Center (MAC), 777 Evening St.

The Worthington schools operating levy and bond issue will be discussed at 8:46 p.m. It is the final item on the agenda, with the evening scheduled to end at 9 p.m.

The race for Ohio House District 21 is scheduled to begin at 7:22. Democrat Donna O'Connor, a teacher from Dublin, is challenging incumbent Mike Duffey (R-Worthington). Duffey is a former member of Worthington City Council.

The congressional race for the 12th District is on the agenda for 8:24 p.m. Candidates are incumbent Pat Tiberi (R-Genoa Township) and Gahanna resident Jim Reese, Democratic challenger.

County races on the agenda include those for sheriff, treasurer, recorder and judge for the Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Division.