Akron Beacon Journal Endorses Kathleen Clyde for Secretary of State

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

COLUMBUS — The Akron Beacon Journal editorial staff today endorsed Democratic state Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) to be Ohio’s next Secretary of State, citing her preparedness for the position and highlighting her long-standing commitment to improving Ohio elections.


  • • Kathleen Clyde “has the skills to perform well in the office” and is “well prepared for the position.”
  • • She’s offered “an informed and thoughtful way to the debate” over voting rights
  • • Praised her “ambitious, and warranted” elections cybersecurity plan
  • • Says Clyde “gets the bipartisan essence and larger responsibilities of the secretary of state”
  • • Ohio’s “bipartisan election system would benefit from bipartisan leadership at the top”


Akron Beacon Journal / Ohio.com editorial board: Kathleen Clyde for secretary of state


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