Annual Dinner Changes Name

Annual Dinner Changes Name

The Annual Dinner
has changed names!
Next year we’ll be celebrating as:
THE 163rd ANNUAL WAYNE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC DINNER

A big THANK YOU to all who participated in sharing their ideas, thoughts and votes. Our featured speakers this year were Charlie Brown and Judge William O’Neill. The 2017 Old Hickory Award went to Mady Noble & Tim Breiner and Lyn Shoots received the 2017 Ruby Award. Congratulations!

Fact of the Day: Did you know Wayne County has THE longest running Jackson Event in the US?

 

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Sherrod Brown Meets Supporters

A crowd of enthusiastic Democrats welcomed Sherrod to Wooster Saturday afternoon for a fundraiser at the home of Leslie Feder, who sponsored the event with Lowell and Jan Steinbrenner and Dave and Gayle Noble. Kevin Barnet, our candidate for State Representative for Wayne County, and Susan Moran Palmer, candidate for OH-16, were also busy meeting local voters.

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Annual Jackson Day Dinner Name Change VOTE

Annual Jackson Day Dinner Name Change VOTE

VOTE
To Change – or Not Change –
the Annual Wayne County Jackson Day Dinner Name

 

Any REGISTERED WAYNE COUNTY DEMOCRAT may vote their selection(s) to change, or not change, the name of the Jackson Day Dinner. This poll will run from Sunday, April 30, 2017 through midnight Monday, May 15, 2017. No exceptions. We are firm on this deadline.

Votes after this date will NOT be accepted. Name change votes (to change or remain the same) will be accepted by email, to the Facebook group, or by direct mail …

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Rally at Wooster gazebo draws 500

Rally at Wooster gazebo draws 500

Horns were honked in support, voices were raised and signs were held high as a crowd estimated as high as 500 to 600 filled the square around the gazebo in downtown Wooster on Saturday afternoon, January 21, 2017. This was a part of a worldwide protest of the anti-women, anti-human rights campaign, rhetoric and cabinet selections of President Donal Trump.

Wooster and Wayne County, you have made our area proud. Don’t let this be the end, but just the beginning. To enact change, daily pressure has …

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Democratic Inquiry MLK 2017

Democratic Inquiry MLK 2017

I attended a discussion at Lowry Center today with the most diverse group I’ve seen in Wooster, sharing their perspectives on social justice to mark Martin Luther King Day. The Martin Luther King Ceremony at the Presbyterian Church on Bowman. Dinner is at 5, and the ceremony begins at 7. Show your support for King, the local NAACP, and Civil Rights! The food is always good, the choir sounds great (and Shades of Gold from the College of Wooster sound so professional!) the speeches inspirational.

Hope …

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Democratic Inquiry – January 2017

The Wayne County Democratic Party met on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Lamplighters on 1007 Rebecca Street.

Gail Woosley has retired as Party Secretary, and is being replaced by Gail Carter.

Jean Mohr is retiring from her illustrious tenure on the Board of Elections. An election will be held during the February meeting to replace her. Interested candidates to date are Bill Bailey and Jim Bird.

What can you say about the election? Man who slept through 2016 finds out what he missed pretty much describes the year, a …

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New York Times: The 281 People, Places and Things Donald Trump Has Insulted on Twitter: A Complete List

New York Times: The 281 People, Places and Things Donald Trump Has Insulted on Twitter: A Complete List

Rob Portman Disqualifies Himself From Senate Race – Local Commentary

Rob Portman Disqualifies Himself From Senate Race – Local Commentary

You probably saw this headline and thought this is just typical partisan rhetoric, that each political party says their opponents are not qualified for office. But in the case of Republican Rob Portman, who is in a tight race with former Ohio governor Ted Strickland for the U.S. Senate race, his response to the release of the audio tape where Donald Trump brags about sexually assaulting women (which, by the way, is a crime, not locker-room talk) was simultaneously so pathetic and illegitimate, that he …

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Columbus Dispatch Endorses Clinton; First Time Endorsing Dem in 100 Years

Columbus Dispatch Endorses Clinton; First Time Endorsing Dem in 100 Years

Like millions of Americans, The Dispatch editorial board has asked this question more than once: How, in a nation of more than 300 million people, did we end up with two such disliked and distrusted presidential candidates?

At the same time, we worry that this dismaying choice will cause some voters to throw up their hands and pass on this election. We urge voters to do their homework, cut through the half-truths and lies, and go to the polls with facts.

For us, the choice between Hillary …

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The Atlantic Endorses Presidential Candidate for Just 3rd Time in 159 Years – Clinton

The Atlantic Endorses Presidential Candidate for Just 3rd Time in 159 Years – Clinton

Today, our position is similar to the one in which The Atlantic’s editors found themselves in 1964 (when they endorsed Lyndon B. Johnson). We are impressed by many of the qualities of the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, even as we are exasperated by others, but we are mainly concerned with the Republican Party’s nominee, Donald J. Trump, who might be the most ostentatiously unqualified major-party candidate in the 227-year history of the American presidency.

These concerns compel us, for the third time since the magazine’s …

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