Candidates for Ohio governor debate in Dayton

Posted at 5:27 PM, Sep 19, 2018

For the first time in eight years, the two leading candidates for Ohio governor faced off in their first debate Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Dayton.

Watch the full debate on the News 5 Cleveland Facebook page here:

Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray met up as a new Baldwin Wallace University/Community Research Institute pollhas DeWine leading Cordray 41.8 to 37 percent with 21.3 percent undecided.

This was be the first Ohio governor's debate since 2010 because Governor John Kasich and Democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald did not debate four years ago.

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