Ed FitzGerald rode into office on a white horse of reform, promising a "new era in county government."
Cuyahoga County's first executive made plenty of other promises, too. But can he possibly keep them all?
New Ohio Gov. John Kasich wasn't shy about setting the bar high for himself during the campaign.
In a webcast he hosted he made it clear that success requires results.
"Let’s think of the campaign as one part of a movement. If you win the campaign and you fail to carry out what you want to do, you failed."
PolitiFact Ohio decided to take him at his word, and introduces the Kasich-O-Meter to track his performance.