Felicia Sonmez, Washington Post, Political Reporter
Topic: Reporter will preview Mitt Romney’s expected foreign policy speech and look at President Obama’s plans for the day and week. She’ll give a sense of the candidates’ goals in the wake of last week’s debate, Friday’s jobs report, and the latest news.
Jim Heath, WBNS-10TV Political Reporter, Moderator of Capitol Square, and Daniel Tokaji, OSU Moritz College of Law
Senior Fellow, Election Law
Topic: Guests will discuss Ohio as a battleground state and the role it’s playing in campaign 2012. Guests will also look at key Senate and House races and the issues that are of biggest concern to Ohio voters. Guests will also offer perspective on how Ohio has voted in previous years, what to look for on election night, etc.
Rep. Jay Hottinger, Ohio State Representative (R), Licking County, 71st District, and Rep. Robert F. Hagan, Ohio State Representative (D), Youngstown, 60th District
Topic: Guests will discuss the role their state is playing in campaign 2012, and why they’re supporting Romney and Obama, respectively. Guests will also break down various districts in Ohio, including the ones they represent, and how they’re likely to vote in November.
Niraj Antani, OSU College Republicans, Communications Director, and Kyle Strickland, OSU College Democrats, Minority Affairs Coordinator
Topic: Guests will discuss the role young voters and the youth vote are playing in campaign 2012. Topics will include the main issues young voters are concerned with, their enthusiasm about Pres. Obama and Gov. Romney, voter turnout expectations compared to the 2008 election, among other topics.