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He appeared before traveling on to a campaign event in Fremont, a spokesman said. Viewers who miss his live appearance can watch the program below.
FitzGerald is challenging the incumbent governor, John Kasich, who is a Republican.
FitzGerald, 46, is the executive of Cuyahoga County. He took office at the beginning of 2011, and is the first person to hold the job since voters got rid of the previous county commission form of government.
He's a former FBI agent who worked on an organized crime task force in Chicago, Ill. He began his career in elective office as a member of the Lakewood City Council and later became Lakewood's mayor.
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