to the CDWC Web site!
CDWC's First Endorsements for
thanks all of the candidates who participated
in our endorsement process.
to the eight candidates now endorsed by the CDWC! These candidates are running for city council in the following communities:
Shayla Davis (Ward 4)
Tenisha Mack (Ward 2)
Tom Bullock (At Large)
Cindy Marx (At Large)
Mark Szabo (Ward 4)
Katie Timmons (Ward 3)
Kelly A. Kosek (At Large)
Amy Havelka (Ward 5)
Time to address gerrymandering in Ohio’s
Learn more, get updates…
…about the Fair Districts proposal and
congressional redistricting reform campaign. Go to the websites of:
Fair Districts = Fair Elections
League of Women Voters of Ohio
County petition staging locations
Anyone interested in helping the redistricting reform effort can visit these
locations to sign a petition, pick up a petition booklet for collecting signatures, drop off completed booklets, and get more
information. To view a list of these locations and hours, click here.
Redistricting reform in the news
View a Cleveland 19 news feature with LWVGC member Heather Macalla discussing the reform effort.
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.
The next election is the November 7, 2017, General Election.
Voter Registration Update
You can now register
to vote or update your voter registration online.
must register to vote or update your voter registration no later than 30 days prior to an election.
year's remaining voter registration deadline:
10, 2017 for the November 7, 2017 General Election.
Voter Deadlines for the November 7 General Election:
- 10/11/2017 -
Opening of Vote by Mail (Absentee) voting
- 11/04/2017 - 12:00 Noon - Deadline for applications by mail for an
absentee ballot to be mailed
- 11/06/2017 - Voting in person at the Board of Elections ends
- 11/06/2017 -
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 11/17/2017 in order to be counted
- 11/07/2017 - 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 11/17/2017 in order
to be counted.
- 11/07/2017 - 6:30 am - 7:30 pm - Election Day - Provisional voting at the Board of Elections
- 11/07/2017 -
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
2018 Midterm Elections are a year away, but we should all stay up to date
on the Democratic candidates! The following is a list of Democrats who have announced their candidacy:
- U.S. Senator: Sherrod Brown (Incumbent)
- Ohio Governor:
- Former Ohio State Rep. Connie Pillich
- Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley
- State Senator Joe Schiavoni
- Former U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton
- Secretary of State: State Rep Kathleen Clyde
- State Attorney
General: Steve Dettelbach
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.
Looking for meetings, marches, rallies, or other action near
you and around Ohio?
ProgressOhio's Progressive Action Calendar
35 E. Gay Street, Ste. 404, Columbus,
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.