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Who is donating to Ohio political candidates? Searchable campaign database

CLEVELAND — “Who is donating to Ohio political candidates? Your neighbors? Your boss? Rich people from out of state?

A new database compiled by cleveland.com makes it easy to find out.

We have gathered all of the 2017 contributions to candidates for governor, attorney general and other state offices. (The database does not include federal offices, such as U.S. Senate.)

Donors range from political parties, political action committees and companies to your neighbors and colleagues. You can also trace where the money is coming from. Are these politicians receiving most of their money from in-state or out-of-state donors?

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