Presidential Election 2016
Candidates Republicans - John Kasich
Richard Kasich (born May 13, 1952) is the 69th Governor of Ohio, in office
since 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a
member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Ohioís
12th congressional district from 1983 to 2001. He was a commentator on Fox
News Channel, hosting Heartland with John Kasich (2001-2007); he also worked
as an investment banker, as managing director of Lehman Brothersís Columbus,
Ohio office (until the firm collapsed in 2008).
In the 2010 Ohio gubernatorial election, Kasich defeated Democratic
incumbent Ted Strickland, receiving 49% of the vote to his opponentís 47%.
In the 2014 Ohio Gubernatorial Elections, Kasich defeated Cuyahoga county
official Ed FitzGerald (Democrat) by a landslide with Kasich winning 64% of
the vote and FitzGerald winning only 33%; Green Party candidate Anita Rios
won the other 3%.