Vote No On August 8

​ To Be or Not to Be: Election 2023 Unless a lawsuit stops it, we expect to have a special election on August 8 with just one issue on the ballot. State Issue 1 would make it much harder to amend Ohio’s constitution, just in time to prevent a change that would protect personal freedom […]

Mark Your Calendar

​ ODP is hosting its second Family Reunion on Saturday, July 15, at the Kemba Live! Center. This year’s line-up features Senator Sherrod Brown and Activist and Author Cecile Richards. ODP Chair Liz Walters and US Representatives Joyce Beatty, Shontel Brown, Marcy Kaptur, Greg Landsman, and Emilia Sykes will also speak. Delaware County guests can receive a discounted price […]

Meet Barb Berry

​ Barb Berry is our party’s “Cheer” leader – she sends cards of encouragement to our party friends who are ill, have had surgery, or who have suffered the loss of a loved one. If you know of someone who is going through something, please let Barb know and she will send a card with […]

Parker Scholarship 2023

2023 Parker Scholarship winners are Parker Parker, left, from Dublin Jerome High School, and Diya Rajan, center, from Olentangy High School,  with David Simmons, chair of the Parker Scholarship committee. Congratulations, Parker and Diya!

Executive Central Committee Meeting, April 20, 2023

The Delaware County Democratic Party met at 7:00 p.m. on April 20, 2023 at Delaware Township Hall. Present in the meeting were 49 individuals, 29 of whom were members of the Executive Committee, constituting a quorum. Chair Watkins called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. After establishing a quorum, the Pledge of Allegiance was […]

Reproductive Freedom Petition Signing

Petition Signing You can help get the Reproductive Freedom amendment on the November ballot. The amendment empowers Ohioans to make reproductive healthcare decisions free from government interference, and aims to ensure that we have access to safe, legal, equitable, and comprehensive reproductive medical care including abortion. More than 400,000 signatures will be needed to get […]

Reproductive Rights State Amendment

​ DCDP just received a supply of petitions to get the Reproductive Rights state amendment on the ballot for November. Our goal is to secure 10,000 signatures. Now we need volunteers and locations to do this important work. We will use our RAPID system to distribute and collect these petitions. Volunteers can get training online. […]

“Friend” Raising Efforts

​ Many thanks to everyone who has donated to the Delaware County Democratic Party this year.  Your DCDP has received $ 5,800 in donations in 2023.  This is up from $3,808 for the same period last year.  You and other dedicated donors have increased your recurring donations by $380 in 2023, to bring our monthly […]

Ohio Democratic Party Updates​

Joydeep Gupta, our First Vice-Chair and ODP Executive Committee member is selected to serve on ODP’s recently formed 2024 Delegate selection and Affirmative Action, Equity and Inclusion Committee. One of the key objectives of this committee is to ensure ODP sends as many delegates from Ohio, as possible (up to the maximum number approved by […]

Candidate Training

We texted 45 individuals that expressed interest through the Ohio Democratic Party in running for office this year and had an introductory interview with  14 potential candidates on March 7. We are following up with everyone who expressed interest in running to give them more information. Anyone interested should contact Joyce Bourgault by phone or […]