Delaware Gazette highlights party’s antiracism forum

The Delaware Gazette published the article, “Virtual panel talks allyship, anti-racism” highlighting the Delaware County Democratic Party’s antiracism forum, which was held on Feb. 10, 2021. Read the article here. You may watch the entire forum here.

Fast-growing Delaware County sees biggest election-turnout jump in Ohio

The Columbus Dispatch published a story about the incredible turnout in Delaware County in the 2020 General Election. 83.76% of registered voters in Delaware County voted! While Democrats may not have had the wins we wanted, our chair, Peg Watkins, told the Dispatch this is great new for our area. “There are many more Democrats […]

Biden’s gains in suburban Columbus reveal his national path to victory

The chair of the Delaware County Democratic Party was interviewed by WCMH in Columbus about the gains in suburban areas that helped Joe Biden win the presidency. In Delaware, Biden turned Clinton’s 16-percentage-point deficit into a loss of less than seven points. The president-elect’s 45.92% of the vote was the best performance by a Democrat […]

Poll workers needed for Nov. 3 election

The following column was printed in the Delaware Gazette on Aug. 26, 2020. Contributing columnists: Peg Watkins, chair, Delaware County Democratic Party & Steve Cuckler, chair, Delaware County Republican Party The majority of the bipartisan poll workers in Ohio and across the country are 60 or older. However, with concerns over COVID-19 and the older […]

Letter to the Editor: Additional dropboxes needed for voters

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] The following Letter to the Editor from vice chair Joydeep Gupta was published in the Delaware Gazette on July 16, 2020. The general election is just around the corner, and I believe every Ohioan should have a […]

County Democrats declare racism a public health crisis

The Delaware Gazette interviewed our chair, Peg Watkins, and member, Andre Washington, co-chair of the ad hoc committee tasked to draft our resolution to declare racism a public health crisis, for the article, “County Democrats declare racism a public health crisis.”

Watkins: Trump out of touch with suburban Ohio

This guest column from our chair, Peg Watkins, appeared in the Delaware Gazette on Aug. 1, 2020. Last week, Donald Trump tweeted that the “Suburban Housewives of America” should read an article. Apparently, he thinks everyone in our country lives in some version of a TV reality show and that the rest of us read […]

Letter to the Editor: Voting access is under attack

The following Letter to the Editor from member Melanie Farkas was published in the Delaware Gazette on July 16, 2020. While Ohio’s Secretary of State, Frank LaRose highlights the need to vote, utilizing in-person early voting, absentee voting or voting in person on Election Day (“LaRose: Time to recommit to active citizenship,” July 9, 2020), […]

Letter to the Editor: Everybody deserves birth control coverage

The following Letter to the Editor from our vice-chair, Aileen Wagner, was published in the Delaware Gazette on July 16, 2020. I took birth control for endometriosis and to allow my husband and me to wait until we were financially stable before having children. While I am no longer able to take birth control, it […]