Rigged Movie Screening

DCDP hosted a private screening of Rigged: the Voter Suppression Playbook at the Strand Theatre in Delaware on Monday evening, March 20. A crowd of about 60 people watched the film, enjoyed refreshments, and learned about Ohio’s new voting laws, including a photo id requirement that takes effect in April. An estimated 90% of registered […]

Larry Householder Convicted

Ohio Democratic Party Chair Elizabeth Walters released the following statement in response to the verdict in the FirstEnergy bribery scandal. “For too long, Republican politicians and their wealthy, well-connected friends have gotten away with screwing over working Ohioans and then making those same working Ohioans foot the bill for GOP misdeeds. Today, Ohioans on the jury […]

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 cleveland.com.

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 […]