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Cuyahoga Democratic Women's Caucus 
8th annual 
Brunch & Conversation 
The Future is Female
with featured speakers
U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters,
representing the 43rd District of California
Columbus City Councilwoman 
Elizabeth Brown
and honoring
CDWC's 2017 Valor awardee 
Amy Hanauer, founding executive director of 
Policy Matters Ohio

Saturday, May 6, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
at the
Cleveland Botanical Garden
11030 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106


The May 2 Primary Election is coming up soon!
Many communities in Cuyahoga County have primaries or issues on the ballot - or both. Here are the relevant dates for voters:

4/3/2017 Close of Voter Registration 

4/4/2017 Opening of Vote by Mail (Absentee) voting          

4/29/2017 12:00 noon - Deadline for applications by mail for an absentee ballot to be mailed            

5/1/2017 Voting in person at the Board of Elections ends   

5/1/2017 All Vote by Mail/Absentee ballots mailed anywhere in the U.S. must be postmarked on or before this date and received at the Board of Elections on or before 5/12/2017 in order to be counted.           

5/2/2017 All overseas Vote by Mail ballots must be signed and submitted for mailing by 12:01 AM EDT on or before this date and received on or before 5/12/2017 in order to be counted.            

5/2/2017 6:30 am - 7:30 pm - Election Day - Provisional voting at the Board of Elections            

5/2/2017 All Vote by Mail/Absentee ballots returned in person must be received at the Board of Elections by 7:30 pm in order to be counted.            

Remember, you can now register to vote or update your voter registration online.


You must register to vote or update your voter registration no later than 30 days prior to an election. This year's voter registration deadlines: 
  • April 3, 2017 for the May 2, 2017 Primary Election.
  • July 10, 2017 for the August 8, 2017 Special Election.
  • October 10, 2017 for the November 7, 2017 General Election.


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.

Looking for meetings, marches, rallies, or other action near you and around Ohio?
ProgressOhio has created a Progressive Action Calendar.

If you are just getting started, there is also a basic Action Page with some things you can do right away: http://progressohio.org/takeaction/

35 E. Gay Street, Ste. 404, Columbus, Ohio 43215


Please check our CDWC Events page and our Other Events to Know About page for listings of happenings of particular interest to Democratic women in Cuyahoga County.

The Cuyahoga 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.

Questions or comments? Get in touch with us at:


Mailing address:
P.O. Box 6143, Cleveland, OH 44101