Ohio Democratic Party Statement On First Meeting Of Trump’s Sham Voting Commission

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper in response to today’s meeting of Donald Trump’s “Presidential Advisory Commission on Electoral Integrity.” “It’s no surprise that Donald Trump used today’s meeting of his sham commission to continue to perpetuate his ‘Pants on Fire’ claims about voter fraud — the

On Second Anniversary of Chartergate, Ohio Democrats Call for Yost to Return ECOT Contributions

Yost Backed Off Investigating Chartergate, Dropped Ball On Investigating Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow COLUMBUS — On the two-year anniversary of the resignation of the Kasich administration’s charter school czar, David Hansen, Ohio Democrats today noted “Chartergate” has still never been investigated — including by Auditor Dave Yost — and called on Yost to return contributions

Pelanda and LaRose Enabled Ohio Voter Data Grab By Kris Kobach

Since 2014, Ohio Has Participated in Kobach’s Controversial Crosscheck Program COLUMBUS — Donald Trump’s “Presidential Advisory Commission on Electoral Integrity” last month requested every registered voter’s personal information, but the commission’s vice chairman, Kris Kobach, already has access to Ohioans’ private data through the controversial Crosscheck program — which state Rep. Dorothy Pelanda and state

Taylor Endorses Health Care Waiver For Ohio

Former Insurance Department Director Wants to Remove Protections for Health Care Consumers COLUMBUS — As Senate Republicans today unveil Trumpcare 3.0, Ohioans are learning how the bill would gut key consumer protections and give power back to the insurance companies — provisions backed by Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, who recently stepped down as director of

Ohio Democratic Party Requests Records From Secretary Of State On Trump’s Voter Panel

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party has filed a public records request with Secretary of State Jon Husted’s office for any records or communications regarding the “Presidential Advisory Commission on Electoral Integrity,” which last month asked all 50 states for every registered voter’s personal information, including party affiliation, Social Security number and voting history. “When

ICYMI: Ohio Dems: Yost Must Recuse Himself

“If Yost had simply done his job in 2014,” Boggs said, “we might not be in this situation.” In case you missed it… State Rep. and former assistant attorney general Kristin Boggs yesterday called on Auditor Dave Yost to recuse himself from investigating the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) — however, Yost is steadfastly refusing

Will Husted Comply With Trump Administration’s Data Grab?

COLUMBUS — Back in January Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted said President Donald Trump’s voter fraud investigation wasn’t necessary, so the pressure is on Husted now to reveal how he will handle the Trump administration’s request for the personal information of all Ohio voters. “Secretary of State Jon Husted needs to come out publicly