The Ohio Democratic Party and Ohio Democratic County Chairs Association first officially sanctioned debate with the Democratic candidates for governor is scheduled for Tuesday, September 12, in Martins Ferry. This will be the first in a series of debates, forums and other events designed to introduce the Democratic statewide candidates to Ohio voters. Watch for more events with the Democratic statewide candidates to be posted as confirmed!
In large part due to significant public pushback, the Ohio House failed to override Governor Kasich’s veto of their Medicaid Expansion freeze. This is great news for Ohio, as estimates had the freeze causing 500,000 Ohioans to lose coverage. However, this issue is not settled, as Speaker Rosenberger has stated that the chamber may revisit overriding the veto in the near future – or by the end of December 2017 when this session ends.
306,000+ valid signatures – twice the number required – are needed to ensure the Bipartisan Congressional Redistricting Reform Amendment is placed on the November 2018 General Election ballot. INTERESTED IN SIGNING A PETITION? INTERESTED IN CIRCULATING A PETITION?
From the opioid crisis to terrorism, and from corporate fraud to public corruption, Ohio’s next Attorney General will confront very real threats. Steve Dettelbach worked side-by-side with law enforcement to fight these threats–and others–as a career prosecutor and U.S. Attorney. As Attorney General, he will fight to keep our communities safe and hold the powerful accountable.
“Because no matter who you are or where you live, I will put the people of Ohio first by bringing real accountability and transparency to my office and securing and modernizing our elections so that every Ohioan’s vote counts and every Ohioan’s voice is heard.” State Representative Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) announced her candidacy for Ohio’s next Secretary of State. She has been a champion of voters rights and has pushed for automatic voting registration.