Ohio Debate Commission


August 12, 2019

Political debates help inform voters, but formula is a work in progress

August 1, 2019

There’s Got to be a Better Way

July 31, 2019

The Debate Format is an Embarrassment, Here’s How to Make it Better

July 24, 2019

Join us August 12 for the first-ever forum on statewide debate commissions

June 26, 2019

Taking Control: Why and how to start a debate commission in your state

may 13, 2019

Ohio Debate Commission 2018 Final Report

October 14, 2018

Where to watch and listen to tonight’s #OHSenDebate live

october 8, 2018

Where to watch and listen to tonight's #OHGovDebate live - please share (and watch and listen!)

NOTE: These are the confirmed broadcasts; there are many others as well but we hadn't yet received a confirmation - please look at your local listings or online at your favorite outlet


ideastream Cleveland
Spectrum News Statewide
WBNS10TV Columbus
WOSU TV/WOSU Public Media Central Ohio
WTOV-(NBC-FOX) Steubenville
WTOV-(NBC-FOX) Steubenville
C-SPAN Cable / National


WOSU TV/WOSU Public Media Central Ohio
Cincinnati Public Radio 91.7 WVXU
ideastream Cleveland
WKSU-FM Akron/Cleveland/Canton


WOSU TV/WOSU Public Media Central Ohio
Spectrum News Statewide
WBNS10TV Columbus
WTOV-(NBC-FOX) Steubenville
Cox Media Group Ohio/Dayton Daily News, WHIO TV
Findlay Publishing Company/WFIN
ideastream Cleveland
NBC4 Columbus
Scripps/WCPO Cincinnati
The Blade Toledo
WLWT Cincinnati
WXIX Cincinnati

October 6, 2018

The Blade, Editorial: Governor candidates should debate in northwest Ohio

September 28, 2018

Ohio University Student Editor: Ohio should not include third parties in the upcoming gubernatorial debates

September 27, 2018

Moderator, Panelists announced for Ohio Debate Commission Gubernatorial Debate

september 26, 2018

Ohio Debate Commission to Host Forum for All Gubernatorial Candidates on the Ballot

September 17, 2018

Ohio Debate Commission to Host U.S. Senate Debate in Cleveland

september 10, 2018

Ohio Debate Commission to Host Gubernatorial Debate at Cleveland State University

May 6th, 2018

Crain's Editorial: Speaking Up

May 4th, 2018

Columbus On the Record, Closing Thoughts

April 30th, 2018

The City Club of Cleveland: Ohio Media Organizations, Universities, and Civic Organizations Join Forces to Create Statewide Commission on Political Debates

APril 30th, 2018

Cleveland.com: New Effort Underway to Create Ohio Political Debate Commission

April 30th, 2018

WKSU: Ohio Media, Civic Groups, Universities Form Statewide Commission To Manage Political Debates