Executive Central Committee Meeting, January 18, 2024

Minutes Delaware County Democratic Party’s Executive Committee met in person at the Delaware Township Hall, 2590 Liberty Rd Delaware on January 18, 2024. The meeting was called to order at 7:14, having established a quorum of 30 EC members present, as well as 15 others. Christian Smith led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. […]

UAW Endorses Biden

The United Auto Workers endorsed Joe Biden for re-election today. “Donald Trump is a scab,” UAW President Shawn Fain said. “Donald Trump is a billionaire, and that’s who he represents. … Donald Trump stands against everything we stand for as a union – as a society.” In a remarkable split-screen moment last year, Biden joined […]

Ohio Senate Overrides DeWine’s veto of HB68

To the great disappointment of reasonable Ohioans, the state Senate voted to override Gov. DeWine’s veto of HB68. Barring court action, that means gender-affirming care for minors will be illegal in Ohio, beginning at the end of April.

Executive Central Committee Meeting, November 16, 2023

The Delaware County Democratic Party met on November 16, 2023 at Delaware Township Hall. Present in the meeting were 55 individuals, 48 of whom were members of Executive Committee, constituting a quorum. Chair Watkins called the meeting to order at 7:12 p.m. John Schmarr led the committee in the Pledge of Allegiance. Minutes from October […]

Jeff Sites withdraws from District 4 House race

Jeff Sites withdrew from the race for the Democratic nomination for US House District 4. He announced on X and Facebook that he has withdrawn for health reasons, and threw his support to Steve Thomas.

DeWine vetoes anti-trans bill

Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed HB 68, a bill that would have banned gender-affirming care for trans youth, and prohibited middle- and high-school trans kids from playing sports with cis-gender kids. It is not known yet whether the legislature will try to override the veto. The photo is from a December 13, 2023 press conference in […]

Executive Central Committee Meeting, October 19, 2023

The Delaware County Democratic Party met at 7:00 p.m. on October 19, 2023 at Delaware Township Hall. Present in the meeting were 50 individuals, 39 of whom were members of Executive Committee, constituting a quorum. Chair Watkins called the meeting to order at 7:06 p.m. Steve Mount led the committee in the Pledge of Allegiance. […]

DCDP Endorses Issue 2

The Delaware County Democratic Party voted Oct. 19 to endorse state Issue 2. The issue, “to commercialize, regulate, legalize and tax the adult use of cannabis,” is on the November ballot. Early voting has begun; Election Day is Nov. 7. Party Chair Peg Watkins said the issue was endorsed by the local party’s executive committee […]

Executive Central Committee Meeting, September 21, 2023

Tonight’s meeting was held at the Delaware Township Hall and opened at 7:04pm. There were 47 Executive Committee members present and 13 guests in attendance. A quorum was established. Chair Peg Watkins began the meeting and asked Bill Shelby to lead the group for the Pledge of Allegiance.  Peg called upon Liz Osorio, our Parliamentarian, […]

Executive Central Committee Meeting, August 17, 2023

The Delaware County Democratic Party met at 7:00 p.m. on August 17, 2023 at Delaware Township Hall. Present in the meeting were 56 individuals, 42 of whom were members of Executive Committee, constituting a quorum. Chair Watkins called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. Garrison Bowling led the committee in the Pledge of Allegiance. […]