A.J. Wagner

Election 2013
8:04 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Dayton Mayoral Candidates Receive Diverse Endorsements in Final Days of Campaign

Credit A J Wagner (Facebook)

On Monday, Dayton mayoral candidate A.J. Wagner received a slew of endorsements from Democrats and republicans alike.

Wagner has listed his ability to work across party lines as a key strength in his bid for mayor. On October 28th, he received public endorsements from Independent Mayor Gary Leitzel, Republican Congressman Mike Turner, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer and Democrat Rhine McLin, former mayor of Dayton.  McLin was not present at the news conference where the endorsements were made.

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Election 2013
6:15 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Whaley and Wagner Vie For Mayor

Nan Whaley and AJ Wagner at a recent candidates' forum.

The race for Dayton mayor between City Commissioner Nan Whaley, and former Montgomery County Pleas Judge A J Wagner will be decided on November 5th. Both candidates are Democrats but they disagree on a number of issues. As part of WYSO's 2013 election coverage, we spoke with both candidates about where they stand.  

Here is where each candidate stands on the issues we talked about:

THE PERCEPTION OF DAYTON AS A "DYING CITY"

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Politics
6:56 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Voters To Decide On Dayton Mayoral Candidates, Issues and Levies

Ohio Voters are going to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on a handful of issues, school levies and charter amendments. In Dayton, the outcome will decide who will be on the November ballot for Dayton mayor as well as city commissioners.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon April 29, 2013

WYSO Weekend: April 28, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 28, 2013 including the following stories:

- A wrap up of Emily McCord's interviews with the Dayton mayoral candidates ahead of the primary election:

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Politics
6:47 am
Thu April 25, 2013

Mayor Hopeful Nan Whaley Says Her Focus Is Jobs, Neighborhoods & A Progressive Approach

Nan Whaley

Nan Whaley is a Dayton City Commissioner and endorsed by the Democratic Party, who says the economy will be her focus if she's elected mayor. Whaley says she has plans to bring jobs through leveraging the city's assets and will restore blighted neighborhoods by tearing down unlivable properties. Whaley also says a welcoming, vibrant community will attract people here. Whaley sat down in an interview with Emily McCord April 18, 2013 ahead of the Mayoral Primary May 7th, where she faces incumbent Gary Leitzell and Democrat A.J. Wagner.

Nan Whaley in an interview with Emily McCord.

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