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IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES AND DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES IN THE MAY 3RD PRIMARY
IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES TO REMEMBER
Apr. 4 Deadline Registration for Voting in May Primary
Apr. 5 Absentee Voting Begins and ends May 2
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
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Wednesday, March 16, 2022 Columbus, OH — Today, Ohio Democratic Party Chair Elizabeth Walters issued the following statement after the Ohio Supreme Court ruled yet another set of GOP-gerrymandered state legislative maps unconstitutional, all but confirming that a May 3 primary will be impossible. READ MORE
WHAT’S NEW FROM CLERMONT TO COLUMBUS AND BEYOND
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An Ohio woman who allegedly made threats to Michigan state legislators in racist voicemails could face prison time, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said Tuesday. Sandra Bachman, 58, of Batavia, Ohio, allegedly left voicemails in 2021 for state Reps. Cynthia A. Johnson (D-Detroit) and Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing). READ MORE
The Ohio Redistricting Commission once again started work on legislative redistricting in a weekend session Saturday afternoon. The first meeting centered around a mission to determine who will be drawing the maps that the commission will vote on for the fourth time since the process began in September. READ MORE
MORE THAN TWO DOZEN SENATE REPUBLICANS DEMAND BIDEN DO MORE FOR UKRAINE AFTER VOTING AGAINST $13.6 BILLION FOR UKRAINE
More than two dozen Senate Republicans are demanding that President Biden do more to aid war-torn Ukraine and arm its forces against Russia’s brutal assault, after voting last week against $13.6 billion in military and humanitarian assistance for Ukraine. Consider Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.), who heard Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s emotional plea in a virtual address to Congress on Wednesday for more weapons and a no-fly zone over Ukraine. READ MORE
March 8, 2022 Washington (CNN) A sweeping bill that will overhaul the US Postal Service’s finances and allow the agency to modernize its service is headed to President Joe Biden’s desk. The Postal Service Reform Act has enjoyed a rare wave of bipartisan support, easily clearing the Senate in a 79-19 vote Tuesday evening after passing in the House 342-92 last month. READ MORE
WORD FROM THE CHAIR – RAYMOND LEMBKE
The Ohio Supreme Court held unconstitutional the most recent Ohio House and Ohio Senate Districts drawn by only the Republicans on the Redistricting Commission. The Commission has until next Monday to submit a fourth map.
Offended by the Court’s refusal to approve gerrymandered General Assembly districts that violate the Ohio Constitution, news reports over the weekend suggest that Republican leaders in the General Assembly are plotting to gerrymander the Supreme Court. General Assembly Republicans are reportedly considering impeachment of Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor, a Republican who has voted to uphold the Ohio Constitution instead of the Republicans’ maps. The official comment on these reports from the office of Ohio House Majority Leader Bill Seitz, a Republican from western Hamilton County, was that “all options are on the table.” READ MORE
DEMOCRACY IS A PARTICIPATORY SPORT: GET INVOLVED
TODAY – Tuesday, March 22
6:30 – 7:30pm EDT
Please join this special kickoff on Tuesday March 22 at 6:30 PM to learn more about how grassroots leaders can collaborate with the Ohio Democratic Party and get involved in this year’s statewide organizing and field effort. This event is for leaders involved with Democratic clubs, progressive groups, local civic organizations, and other activists who want to organize in their regions. LEARN MORE
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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
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COVID19 IN OHIO
Antiparasitic drug Ivermectin became a partisan battleground during the Covid-19 pandemic, as anti-vaccine influencers and Republican politicians hawked it as a miracle cure, to the widespread skepticism of infectious disease experts. 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 UPDATES
Quin-T Democrat Club’s next meeting is Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. David Pepper, former Chair of the Ohio Democratic Party and author, will be the guest speaker. He will be discussing his most recent book Laboratories of Autocracy. Details forthcoming.
Reminder: 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.
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
Please contact Patty Lawrence, Central Committee Chair at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Clermont County Democratic Party Executive Committee
The Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 6pm via Zoom
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