Nearly 600 Ohioans Sign Up To Run For Local Office Through Ohio Dems’ “Main Street Initiative”

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party’s Main Street Initiative, which recruits, trains and provides support to candidates running for local office, is looking forward to another record-breaking year, as nearly 600 Ohioans have already signed up to participate in the program in 2019. “One of the most important priorities of the Ohio Democratic Party is

LaRose Isn’t “Bothered” By Blackwell Circulating Conspiracy Theories

COLUMBUS — Frank LaRose hasn’t even been sworn in as Ohio’s top elections official yet, but he’s already acknowledged that political considerations are guiding his decisions — and he’s not “bothered” by his transition chair, Ken Blackwell, circulating conspiracy theories about the Florida election. “Ken Blackwell is claiming — with zero evidence — that Democrats

Bill Lager Finally Speaks!

Ohio Dems Release New Video on ECOT’s “Ghost Student” Scam COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party today released a new digital ad featuring Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow founder Bill Lager, who shares the unlikely — but well-documented — story of how he went from the Waffle House to Key West and made millions from Ohio

LaRose’s Campaign Bankrolled By Special Interests, Controversial Figures

COLUMBUS — State Sen. Frank LaRose’s campaign finance reports last week uncovered thousands of dollars in contributions from questionable sources, including GOP figures associated with divisive comments, anti-voter policies and ongoing corruption scandals. “Frank LaRose talks endlessly about civility but takes thousands of dollars from divisive figures who have made troubling comments about the voting

Elected Officials And Faith Leaders Denounce RAGA Ad, Call On Dave Yost For Its Immediate Removal

COLUMBUS — Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) and a group of religious leaders today banded together to denounce the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA)’s lie-filled advertisement attacking Steve Dettelbach and intended to prop up Dave Yost’s campaign for attorney general. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty issued the following statement: “David Yost’s latest ad

ICYMI — Dark-Money PAC Comes to Rescue of Householder-Aligned Candidates

In case you missed it… The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that a shadowy dark-money organization, “Hardworking Ohioans PAC,” has bought more than $400,000 in attack ads against Beth Liston and Mary Lightbody, who are locked in close, open-seat races that would be pickup opportunities for Ohio Democrats. Liston and Lightbody’s opponents are receiving support from