Political science professor Dr. Barbara Palmer is quoted in a widely published Associated Press story on Ohio's gubernatorial race.

BW Plugs into the Political Season

September 3, 2014

Baldwin Wallace University political science professor Barbara Palmer is quoted for a widely published story on Ohio's gubernatorial race. In an Associated Press story picked up by the Cincinnati Enquirer, Toledo Blade, Dayton Daily News, Washington Times and others, Palmer said it's "a stretch" to argue that incumbent Republican Governor John Kasich and his supporters have, as another expert put it,"shut out other conservative voices and attacked FitzGerald full-force because they wanted to win by a landslide in order to pave the way to a White House bid."

“I don’t see Kasich as the scorched earth candidate. He tried the scorched-earth approach with the unions and it backfired, and he’s smart enough to learn from that,” she said. “He seems to be running what I’d call a textbook campaign.”

Meanwhile, BW has been confirmed as the site of one of only two Cuyahoga County Executive candidate forums to be staged this fall. BW's political science department will co-host the event with The League of Women Voters on Wednesday, October 15 at 7 p.m. in Gamble Auditorium.