Former GOP US House member endorses Tim Ryan

Former GOP U.S. Rep. David Hobson and John M. Bridgeland, a former chief of staff to Republican Rob Portman, have endorsed Tim Ryan. Read their reasoning in this op-ed on

Executive Central Committee Meeting, September 29, 2022

Minutes of the Delaware County Democratic Party Executive Committee Special Meeting September 29, 2022 The meeting was convened by Chair Peg Watkins at 7:07 p.m. There were 55 participants, constituting a quorum. Chair Watkins greeted the Executive Committee and explained the rules for conducting the meeting via Zoom. Parliamentarian Liz Osorio explained Roberts’ Rules of […]

Executive Central Committee Meeting, August 18, 2022

Meeting Minutes The meeting was opened by Chair Peg Watkins, at 7:09 pm. Attendance count verified a quorum. Peg invited Mike Kabler to lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance. Old Business Secretary’s report – Minutes from both June and July were asked for comments or changes. Julymeeting attendance didn’t have a quorum so approval […]

Special Election Highlights the Power of Reproductive Rights

On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, New York’s 19th Congressional District held a special election to pick a replacement for Antonio Delgado, who gave up his seat to become Lieutenant Governor. Pat Ryan, a Democrat who emphasized reproductive rights in his campaign, beat Marc Molinaro, a Republican who opposes a federal law protecting abortion rights. Molinaro […]

Voters decide to keep abortion legal in Kansas

Voters in Kansas rejected a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have said there was no right to an abortion in the state. The proposed amendment was rejected, 59% – 41%. Article from NPR  

We Won’t Go Back

Several hundred people marched from Boardman Arts Park to Delaware City Hall on Sunday afternoon, June 26, 2022, to hold a “We Won’t Go Back” rally after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling ended nearly 50 years of constitutional protection for abortions. Peg Watkins, chair of the Delaware County Democratic Party, said she and others held […]

Executive Central Committee Meeting, June 2, 2022

Delaware County Democratic Party of OhioMinutes of Organizational MeetingJune 2, 2022 Peg Watkins called the meeting to order. Louise Douce verified that a quorum of the Central Committee was present. Jenny Yoder led the Pledge of Allegiance. Heather Karr was elected temporary Chairperson, unanimously. She was nominated by Melanie Farkas. Don Swartwout was elected temporary […]

Executive Central Committee Meeting, May 19, 2022

Minutes of the Delaware County Democratic Party Executive Committee Regular Meeting May 19, 2022, 7:00 p.m. Delaware Township Hall The meeting was convened by Chair Peg Watkins. Chair Watkins asked for a volunteer to take minutes for the meeting in the absence of a party Secretary. Chandler White led the group in the Pledge of […]