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.
This is a new section which is intended to keep our readers up to speed with key legislation moving through the Ohio State House. OHIO LEGISLATURE ACTIVITY – LAME DUCK SESSION With the election behind us, the lame duck legislative session is in full swing and packed with a lot of potentially consequential legislation. Any […]
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. Tell us a little about yourself and family — where are you from, how long you have lived in Delaware […]
We asked some of our local candidates to share their thoughts about running for office. Each was a first-time candidate, and here’s what they had to say: Cory Hoffman Many people think running for office must be boring, but it can actually be a lot of fun! On the first Friday of each month throughout […]
The DCDP Holiday Party was a big hit as over 130 Delaware Dems came together to collectively celebrate all our hard work in 2018 and to share some Holiday cheer. Special thanks to Mindy Hedges, Judy Carpenter, Marian Jacques, David Carpenter, Linda Behan, Emily Meck, and Pam Warrick-Schkolnik for all the work they did to make this an entertaining evening. And of course our […]
At our January 17, 2019 Central/Executive Committee meeting, members will vote on the person we recommend to the Ohio Secretary of State for appointment to the Delaware County Board of Elections. As people are aware, the Board consists of two Democrats and two Republicans. Currently Peg Watkins holds one of the seats, and her terms […]
“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 […]
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 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.