With the election behind us, the lame duck legislative session is in full swing and packed with a lot of potentially consequential legislation. Any bill not on the governor’s desk before the two-year session comes to a close will need to be reintroduced and start the legislative process all over again in January.
Joydeep Gupta is a tireless, dedicated volunteer who knocked on over a thousand doors during the November campaign. He always makes us smile and appreciate his commitment to the Delaware County Democratic Party and our candidates.
“There is nothing new under the sun,” according to one of my favorite books. Yet we did experience new things in 2018. For the May Primary, not only did Democrats in our county actually have a full slate of candidates to vote for, there were a record number of Democrats on the ballot running for our Central Committee, including seven contested races.
We asked some of our local candidates to share their thoughts about running for office. Find out from Cory Hoffman, candidate for state representative, Louise Valentine, candidate for state senate and Indu Rajan, candidate for Delaware County Auditor.
As we struggle with sadness and disappointment, I want to again THANK each of our “local” candidates: Danny O’Connor, Louise Valentine, Cory Hoffman, Kathleen Tate, Indu Rajan, and Aileen Wagner. You brought us together, winning thousands of votes and creating a sense of pride in being a Democrat in Delaware County. We celebrate that Senator […]
The Delaware County Democratic Party of Ohio has a full slate of qualified candidates for the November 6, 2018 General Election. Click here to view our slate card!
The Monmouth poll showed 44 percent of respondents planned to vote for Balderson, while 43 percent were backing O’Connor in what will be the final congressional special election before the November midterms. These results are now too close to call, and the gap has been closing fast over the past 2 weeks. Internal polling showed Valentine is […]
Members of the DCDP Communications Committee recently attended a seminar on Political Messaging called “From the Brains to the Ballot Box”. It was hosted by the Shaker Heights Democratic Club and featured Political Consultant, Drew Westen who holds a Ph.D. from Harvard. Westen teaches at Emory University, has advised state legislative and national candidates, including Presidents, , and has done trainings with State Parties and local groups on political messaging. Senator Sherrod Brown (right), was in attendance.
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The Member Spotlight is an entertaining way to get to know our fellow members and volunteers. This Spotlight is focused on Enas Yunis (right, with Danny O’Connor), who was an integral part of helping turn several Powell precincts Blue during the Special Election for Danny O’Connor, along with her two daughters.