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CLERMONT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CLUB UPDATES
Tired of the shenanigans in Columbus? Appalled at the GOP blatant cheating?
Quin-T is honored to have David Pepper, former Chair of the Ohio Democratic party, former Hamilton County Commissioner and author as our guest speaker this Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom
David will discuss his most recent book Laboratories of Autocracy. In his book he provides a first hand view of the history of the corruption in Columbus. But more importantly he will provide guidance as to how we can fight back.
All are welcome! To join the meeting go to quintdems.org and scroll to the bottom of the home page to the Events section. Click on the April 7 event and it will take you to the link to join the Zoom meeting. Hope you can join us!
per the Ohio Democratic Party’s directive in-person meetings are suspended due to increases in COVID cases overwhelming our hospital systems. Please contact the leaders of our Democratic clubs to find out their meeting arrangements.
As the Republican Senate primary continues to sink lower and lower, these GOP candidates are injecting even more nasty personal attacks, more chaos and more money into this race. We’re here to help you keep track of all of it. READ MORE
WHAT’S NEW FROM CLERMONT TO COLUMBUS AND BEYOND
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Yet again asking the Ohio Supreme Court to reject the Ohio Redistricting Commission’s legislative maps, objectors said the fourth plan is merely the third plan in new window dressing. The , the Ohio Organizing Collaborative and a group of Ohio voters represented by the , have all submitted expected objections to the maps approved late on the day of the deadline, March 28.
Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose on Friday said he “certainly wouldn’t oppose it” if the legislature impeached Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor over her joining in rulings rejecting GOP-generated maps for Congress and the legislature, according to a recording of a breakfast meeting with Union County Republicans.
Republicans are quietly advancing a theory that could radically change our electoral process. After their respective state Supreme Courts adopted new congressional maps, Republicans in North Carolina and Pennsylvania READ MOREin the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to block the maps from being used this year. They argued that only the Republican-controlled legislatures in both states — not the state Supreme Courts — could enact a congressional map, invoking a fringe constitutional theory known as the independent state legislature doctrine as justification.
WORD FROM THE CHAIR – RAYMOND LEMBKE
Early voting for the May 3, 2022, primary election starts today. Whether you do it by mail, early in-person in Batavia, or at your polling place on May 3; it is important that you pull a Democratic ballot and vote in the primary. Ohio Democrats face an important choice for our candidate for Governor. Your primary vote is important. Please cast it. READ MORE
President Volodymyr Zelensky makes appearance at the Grammys
The President of Ukraine brought a touching moment to the 64th annual Grammy Awards
Sunday. President Volodymyr Zelensky offered a speech that began “The war. What’s more opposite than music.”
As the Russian military invasion of Ukraine has unfolded, so too has a full-blown humanitarian crisis. “Heavy weapons fire along the line of contact has already damaged critical water infrastructure and education facilities in recent days,” said UNICEF Executive Director Catherine M. Russell. “Unless the fighting subsides, tens of thousands of families could be displaced, dramatically escalating humanitarian needs.” FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN HELP
IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES AND DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES IN THE MAY 3RD PRIMARY
The Ohio primary is Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Be sure to check your registration here. The deadline to register for the May primary was April 4th. You may register online here for the general election in November.
IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES TO REMEMBER
Apr. 5 Absentee Voting Begins and ends
Apr. 30 Deadline to request a ballot
May 2 Absentee Ballots must be Post Marked
May 3 Primary Election Day
May 13 Absentee ballots returned by U.S. Mail must be postmarked no later than May 2 and received by boards of elections by this date to be counted.
Statewide Democratic Candidates on the May 3rd Ohio primary ballot
Tim Ryan, U.S. Senate
Morgan Harper, U.S. Senate
Jennifer Brunner, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Marilyn Zaya, Justice of Supreme Court
Terri Jamison, Justice of Supreme Court
Nan Whaley, Governor
John Cranley, Governor
Jeffrey Crossman, Attorney General
Chelsea Clark, Secretary of State
Marion Mayor – Scott Schertzer, Treasurer
Taylor Sappington, Auditor of State
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
In her groundbreaking reporting Naomi Klein introduced the term “disaster capitalism.” Whether covering Baghdad after the U.S. occupation, Sri Lanka in the wake of the tsunami, or New Orleans post-Katrina, she witnessed something remarkably similar. People still reeling from catastrophe were being hit again, this time with economic “shock treatment,” losing their land and homes to rapid-fire corporate makeovers. READ MORE
COVID19 IN OHIO
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced a new COVID-19 government website Wednesday while urging Congress to approve billions in funding to keep the pandemic at bay. Speaking from the White House, Biden said that without a bipartisan agreement on new funding, the federal government will need to roll back or end programs meant to curb the spread of the virus. READ MORE
Sources: State and local health departments About this Data: New cases and deaths are matched to the date they occurred when possible. Otherwise, they are recorded on the date they are reported by health departments. The seven-day average is the mean number of new cases and deaths for the previous seven days.
For information for COVID19 testing in Ohio go here.
For more information about the numbers in Ohio, what precautions you need to take and where you can find resources for testing, mental health assistance and employment visit the Ohio Department of Health Coronavirus Portal
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Your Clermont County Democratic Party believes the economy should work for everyone, diversity is a strength, health care is a right, facts and truth matter, fair and effective government is fundamental, and justice is for ALL. We strive to cultivate and elect public servants who reflect these beliefs. There are two ways you can impact Clermont County Democratic Party with donations: (1) Monthly contributions help us manage our yearly expenses. (2) Annual donations in any amount are welcome. Whether it’s a one-time contribution or a recurring monthly contribution we appreciate your support. Join online by clicking the Donation button below or join by mailing a check made out to CCDP PO Box 475, Batavia, Ohio 45103
CLERMONT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CLUB DIRECTORY
Below is a listing of Democratic groups in Clermont County. Due to the concerns about COVID19 it is a challenge to schedule in-person meetings. Remember this is temporary. We will get through this! Click on the name of each club and it will take you to their website or Facebook page with updated information about meetings. Some groups are conducting virtual meetings while others are looking to outside locations.
|Quin-T Democrat Club||Democracy In Action|
|West Clermont Democrats||Clermont County Young Democrats|
|The Goshen Democratic Club||Drinking Liberally|
Clermont County Democratic Party Central Committee
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Clermont County Democratic Party Executive Committee
The Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 6pm via Zoom
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