Cuyahoga County, Ohio Executive Ed FitzGerald, the de-facto Democratic Nominee for Governor, will have an important decision to make soon. The decision is who will his lieutenant governor be. It makes a difference.
The chatter has now picked up speed recently as Chief Political Reporter for The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Henry Gomez, wrote an article for Cleveland.com about the options.
I’d also like to make it known that I twitted Mr. Gomez about the situation back on the 9th of August:
Whoever Executive FitzGerald picks makes a huge difference. FitzGerald is still relatively unknown outside the bubble of the Cleveland/Akron media market, so his running mate should probably reside from outside that area. FitzGerald has had his troubles wooing the powerful black leaders in Cuyahoga County and a huge base of the Democratic Party is black, so in order to get the base to the polls a black leader might be in his best interest. The women’s…
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