Here’s a look at the Democratic contenders for governor:
NAME: Edward O’Donnell FitzGerald
AGE: 45. Born July 10, 1968.
EDUCATION: B.A., The Ohio State University, political science; J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
OCCUPATION: Cuyahoga County Executive, since 2011.
CAREER: Mayor of Lakewood, 2008-2010; Lakewood city council, 2000-2008; Cuyahoga County assistant prosecutor, 1994-1995, 1999-2004; special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1995-1998.
FAMILY: Wife, Shannon (md. Dec. 28, 1991); four children, Jack, Connor, Colleen and Bridget.
NAME: Larry Ellis Ealy Sr.
AGE: 51. Born Jan. 5, 1963.
EDUCATION: Roth High School, Dayton. Law classes at various universities.
OCCUPATION: Civil rights activist, uncompensated.
CAREER: Employed as tow truck driver, local factory worker, and in retail. Ran unsuccessfully for Dayton mayor in 2009.
FAMILY: Legally separated from wife, Belinda. Nine sons, one daughter.
SOURCE: AP Research