Wayne County Sample Ballot

Wayne County Sample Ballot

You can down load a printable version of our 2014 sample ballot to take with you to the polls and share with your friends and family.

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Civil Discourse Initiative Proudly Presents Its Premier Candidates Conversation

Civil Discourse Initiative Proudly Presents Its Premier Candidates Conversation

Featuring incumbent Frank LaRose (R) and George Rusiska (D), candidates for Ohio’s 27th Senate District.

Come See and Hear Candidates Speaking Civilly, and Answering Questions Thoughtfully About The Issues of Your Lives.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2014 AT 6:00 PM.
TEMPLE ISRAEL’S SOCIAL HALL
91 SPRINGSIDE DRIVE
AKRON, OHIO 44333
(off Route 77 at the Market Street east exit)

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Akron Beacon Journal Endorses Pete Crossland

Akron Beacon Journal Endorses Pete Crossland

Pete Crossland is the Democratic candidate. The retired political science professor has had a long career in public life. He served as a state lawmaker, as part of administering a state agency and, most recently, as a member of the Summit County Council for two decades. He knows well how government works, especially in the area of social services. He has been sharply and appropriately critical of Renacci on most counts. Deserving attention is his record of practical governance, his grasp of how compromises are …

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Yard Signs Available

Yard Signs Available

Yard signs have arrived and are available! Please contact Jim Bird to arrange to pick them up!

918 N. Bever St. Wooster
Call Jim at 330-466-6492

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Ed FitzGerald: Legalize medical marijuana in Ohio

Ed FitzGerald: Legalize medical marijuana in Ohio

If you’re like 87 percent of Ohio voters, you think people should be able to use marijuana as medicine. But nearly all of your elected officials disagree with you.

Enter Ed FitzGerald, the struggling Democratic candidate for governor. FitzGerald supports legalizing medical marijuana, he told The Enquirer Wednesday, breaking with nearly all Republicans and most Democrats in a stance that could help give his campaign energy among younger voters.

“There are people that are suffering from conditions that medical marijuana can alleviate, especially …

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Wayne County Fair 2014

Wayne County Fair 2014

» Fair 2014 Schedule

Please visit our presentation @ the 165th Annual Wayne County Fair from September 6th thru September 11th.  http://waynecountyfairohio.com/

You can learn about the latest activities of the Wayne County Democratic Party. Stop by and find information about Democratic candidates for the November 4th election who are working to serve the citizens of our county at the state and local level.

Our booth is staffed with knowledgeable people and provides a modern multi media experience. Part of our presentation will be sporting events like …

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Americans hate Congress. They will totally teach it a lesson by not voting

Americans hate Congress. They will totally teach it a lesson by not voting

From The Fix (July 21, 2014)

Americans are angry at Congress — more so than basically ever before. So it’s time to throw the bums out, right?

Well, not really. In fact, Americans appear prepared to deal with their historic unhappiness using perhaps the least-productive response: Staying home.

A new study shows that Americans are on-track to set a new low for turnout in a midterm election, and a record number of states could set their own new records for lowest percentage of eligible citizens casting ballots.

The study, from the Center …

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Three Democrats at Orrville Parade July 1, Including Ed FitzGerald

Three Democrats at Orrville Parade July 1, Including Ed FitzGerald

HEY, Fellow Democrats!

WE have THREE candidates walking in the Orrville parade tomorrow!!

We REALLY need all the good Democrats we can gather to join them in walking in the Orrville Parade tomorrow evening, JULY 1st!!

There will be George Rusiska, candidate for the 27th District State Senator, http://www.citizensforrusiska.com/
David Pepper for Attorney general, http://davidpepper.com/ and Ed FitzGerald for Governor! http://www.edfitzgeraldforohio.com/

Please read your latest Democratic Inquiry, and/or contact Jim Bird at jimandinez@gmail.com for meet-up details.

Lineup begins at 5pm at North Ella Street. Parade itself starts at 7pm (a bit …

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George Rusiska Fundraiser June 19, 2014

George Rusiska Fundraiser June 19, 2014

A fundraiser for George Rusiska, Democratic candidate running against Frank LaRose for the 27th Senate District in Ohio.

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FitzGerald wants to expand college savings program to all Ohio students

FitzGerald wants to expand college savings program to all Ohio students

By MARC KOVAC Dix Capital Bureau Published: June 21, 2014 4:00AM

COLUMBUS — Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald wants to expand a college savings program he started in the Cleveland area to include all Ohio youngsters.

The Democratic gubernatorial hopeful also wants to increase state aid to needy college enrollees and find a way to allow Ohio students to refinance their school loans.

The three ideas were part of a college affordability plan FitzGerald unveiled Wednesday during a press conference near the Statehouse, on the campus of a …

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