Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of former Vice President Walter Mondale in Ohio

FILE -- Former Vice President Walter Mondale at his home in Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 4, 2016. Mondale, the former vice president and champion of liberal politics, activist government and civil rights who ran as the Democratic candidate for president in 1984, losing to President Ronald Reagan in a landslide, died on Monday, April 19, 2021, at his home in Minneapolis. He was 93. (Jenn Ackerman/The New York Times)
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FILE -- Former Vice President Walter Mondale at his home in Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 4, 2016. Mondale, the former vice president and champion of liberal politics, activist government and civil rights who ran as the Democratic candidate for president in 1984, losing to President Ronald Reagan in a landslide, died on Monday, April 19, 2021, at his home in Minneapolis. He was 93. (Jenn Ackerman/The New York Times)

Gov. Mike DeWine ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor and memory of former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale.

U.S. and Ohio flags will be flown at half-staff at all public buildings and grounds in the state until sunset his internment.

ExploreWalter Mondale, Carter’s vice president, dies at 93

Mondale, who served as former President Jimmy Carter’s vice president died Monday. He was 93 years old.

No cause of death was cited, according to the Associated Press.

Mondale also ran for president in 1984, losing to Ronald Reagan.

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