On November 5, Delaware County voters showed up and supported Democrats in important Main Street elections. Our candidates won some of these, and increased the share of votes for Democrats in many others. In every one, we can be proud of our candidates and the way they worked together, as well as the support provided by our many volunteers. Let’s savor this win and prepare for what’s ahead in 2020!
Recent DelaDems in the News: David Pepper (honorary), Westerville Mayor Craig Treneff, Melanie Farkas, Heather Karr, John Russell, Jack Hartman, Alaina Shearer
I was born and raised in Newark, Ohio with strong Democrat parents who always took me with them when they went to vote – so I became interested early on in the political process. As a senior at Newark High School, I was one of two students chosen to attend the Presidential Classroom for Young Americans and spent a week in Washington, D.C.
We have all watched the Democratic National Convention over the years. As the cameras pan the crowd, have you ever wondered, “who are those people, what are they doing there, and how did they get to be there?’
As an award-winning marketing professional, Melanie Farkas uses data-driven decision making and storytelling to work with others to solve problems through transparent communication. She has been a resident of central Ohio for more than ten years and moved into Liberty Township in 2015.
In her role as a public defender in Delaware County, she works hard to ensure her clients have a fair opportunity to be heard before an impartial tribunal. She is dedicated to upholding the dignity and decorum of the court and of our legal system as a whole.
As our candidates AND their supporters gain experience in how to campaign right here in Delaware County, we will be doing our part to increase the chances of winning at state and national levels. As the nation turns its eyes on Ohio, and Delaware County in particular, we need to show that we support our candidates up and down the ticket.
The DCDP website offers a wide range of voter information:
This section is intended to keep our readers up-to-date with key legislation moving through the Ohio State House. Read about which bills you should be keeping an eye one. Our focus again is gun legislation.
Recent DelaDems in the news: Peg Watkins, Melanie Farkas, Heather Karr, Aileen Wagner, Ken Wright, Briona Mumper, Valerie Cumming