Candidate profile: Kathleen Clyde

Name: Kathleen Clyde

Age: 30

Party: Democrat

Qualifications: This is Clyde’s first time running for office. Clyde was the Deputy Legal Councel Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives. She also worked for the Ohio Secretary of State and the Ohio Senate. She believes her time in Columbus gives her an advantage, because she already knows how the Ohio House of Representatives works. Clyde graduated from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.


Higher Education

Clyde wants to lower the cost of tuition

She also plans to a secure another tuition freeze

And focus on K-12 to give students the strong foundation they need to excel in higher education

Economic recovery

Clyde said she will make this her top priority.

She supports programs like Ohio’s Third Frontier.

She will also work to bring high-quality jobs to the state.

Health care

Clyde wants to work on the rising costs of Medicare.

She wants to make health insurance more accessable to all Ohioans.

Clyde says she will put the needs of Ohio’s seniors and children first.