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.
On Friday, October 26th, Fred Guttenberg, father of Jaime Guttenberg, one of the 17 victims of the Parkland massacre, made a special trip to the Columbus area, and to the Delaware County Democratic Party headquarters. He came to campaign for Danny O’Connor and to address DelaDems about his tireless work for Gun Safety.
The Delaware County Democratic Party candidates have all been diligently attending local candidates’ forums. The same cannot be said for the full slate of Republicans. It would appear their years of one-party leadership have resulted in taking Delaware County voters for granted. That means a great opportunity for Democrats says Chair, Peg Watkins, “when the Democratic candidates are elected, our candidates will continue to be accountable to the people of Delaware County, and they will continue to attend events and answer questions. That’s how our government works best. Read more about our no-show local Republican opponents.
We believe voters would do well by selecting Democratic candidate Louise Valentine in the 19th Senate District for a fresh perspective.” Andrew Brenner “did not effectively use his platform as House Education Committee chair to raise outcomes for Ohio students but instead has been seen as an impediment to public-school improvement.” Read more about Louise’s exciting ride to the Senate