Mobilizing women to engage in the political
process and run for office at every level of government
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IMPORTANT: VOTING DATES TO
NOTE FOR 2021
August 3 Special
Election/Primary - 11th Congressional District
* Voter Registration Deadline: July 6 *
Weekdays, July 7-23, 8 am-5 pm
Weekdays, July 26-30, 8 am-7 pm
Sat, July 31, 8 am-4 pm
Sun, Aug 1, 1 pm-5
Aug 2, 8 am-2 pm
This is a primary for U.S. House District 11, the seat vacated by Marcia Fudge when she took a Cabinet
post in the Biden administration.
District 11 covers all or part of the following communities in Cuyahoga and Summit counties:
Akron, Bath, Beachwood, Bedford, Bedford Heights, Bratenahl, Broadview Heights, Brooklyn
Heights, Cleveland, Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga Heights, East Cleveland, Euclid,
Fairlawn, Garfield Heights, Ghent, Glenwillow, Highland Hills, Maple Heights, Montrose, Newburgh Heights, North Randall, Oakwood, Orange, Pepper Pike, Richfield, Richmond Heights, Seven Hills, Shaker Heights, South Euclid,
University Heights, Warrensville Heights, and Woodmere.
September 14 Primary - Cleveland
* Voter Registration
Deadline: August 16
* Early Voting Begins: August 17
In addition to Cleveland, communities likely to hold a September
primary are Bay Village, Bedford Heights, Brook Park,Cleveland Heights, East Cleveland,
Garfield Heights, Lakewood, Maple Heights, North Olmsted, Rocky River, and Solon. The
deadline for candidate filings in most of these communities is June 16.
November 2 General Election
*Voter Registration Deadline: October 4
* Early Voting Begins: October 5
Cuyahoga Democratic Women's Caucus
12th Annual Brunch
Democratic Women: Taking the Lead
quite ready to gather in person, so once again we will meet virtually for this FREE event celebrating women candidates and
May 15, 2021
11:30 am -
Keynote Speaker and CDWC
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
Representing the District of Columbia
Senator Tina Maharath,
Ohio Senate District 3
Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley
CDWC Distinguished Service Awardee
Cleveland City Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland
"Brunch" begins at 11:30 am. Grab your favorite daytime beverage and join us!
In keeping with tradition, we will recognize dynamic political women. If
you are an elected official or a candidate, and would like to be featured during the brunch, please contact Jane Buder
Shapiro at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is no charge to join us for this event, but we hope you will support the CDWC's
efforts to help elect women to political office. This
is the perfect time to support us with a donation or to purchase/renew your membership!
Please click here to donate or join.
THE CUYAHOGA DEMOCRATIC WOMEN'S CAUCUS WELCOMES
The CDWC accepts gifts via online payment. Please consider supporting
us with your annual membership and with an additional donation of whatever amount is right for you.
Every donation makes a difference in our efforts to
support strong local, county, and state Democratic Party strategists, leaders, and candidates - especially women - to win
at all levels of government.
Remember, you must be a paid member in order to
vote at our endorsement meetings.
The Ohio Supreme
Court, Bar Association, League of Women Voters of Ohio, and others have joined together for "Judicial Votes
Count" (JVC) an online website with information on candidates for judge across the state and with educational
information about what judges do and how to evaluate candidates. You can visit online at www.judicialvotescount.org.
of Women Voters online voter's guide, VOTE411.org, is where you can find essential information that includes voter guides, absentee ballot and early
voting information, biographical information about candidates, and both upcoming candidate forums and videos of forums.
UP THE PRESSURE (just because)!
Please continue to make phone
calls, especially to both of Ohio's senators, Sherrod Brown [Washington,
DC, 202-224-2315; Cleveland, 216-522-7272; Columbus, 888-896-OHIO (6446)] and Rob
Portman [Washington, DC, 292-224-3353; Cleveland, 216-522-7095; Columbus, 614-469-7747]. Make sure they know how you feel about the issues that are important to you.
Democratic Women's Caucus is a chapter of the Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus, which is an official caucus of the Ohio Democratic Party. We are dedicated to bringing women into the political process
by educating, engaging, and mobilizing women voters to help elect Democrats to office.