Ohio 3rd Congressional race

Dayton, we have a problem. The last sacrificial lamb to the slaughter by Mike Turner has gone missing. Yes, the one endorsed by the Dayton Daily News: Joe Roberts also lists education as his top priority, seeking an “overhaul” of “the system.” He points to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown as a role model, and expresses […]

I don’t have the official list of candidates for the new Congressional District OH-10, made up of OH-3 currently held by Republican Mike Turner and OH-7 currently held by Steve Austria, but if the Montgomery County Board of Elections approves all petitions turned in as of 3:45pm today (that’s 15 minutes before deadline) there will […]

I get inspiration from the readers of this site. I also get tips, kudos, slammed and damned. All of it OK, as long as it’s raising the level of discussion and making people think about things that aren’t necessarily on the top of people’s stuff-I-should-about list. The recent post about the Downtown Dayton Partnership requesting […]

When the 3rd Congressional district was last gerrymandered as it was passed from Tony Hall to Mike Turner by the powers that be, it went from a compact, reasonable district that roughly matched Montgomery County boundaries to a sprawling mess that looks like a monkey with an etch-a-sketch tried to draw something and it was […]

Democratic Slate card 2010 PDF The Ohio “Democratic Party” is distributing a voting slate card (dummy voter card) that prominently features local party hack Vice Chairman Karl Keith on the front with Governor Ted Strickland, but entirely leaves out Strickland’s former lieutenant governor Lee Fisher who is running for the open senatorial seat vacated by […]

I’ll now officially be voting for no one in the race I vacated. Had a Libertarian, a Green, a Socialist- a pumpkin party candidate ran for Congress in OH-3, they would have got my vote, but given the choice between Mike Turner and Joe Roberts, I’d prefer to sit this one out. With as many […]

Nov 3 2009, DAVID ESRATI 9440 votes. City of Dayton commission race. July 13 2010 David Esrati 958 votes Democratic special primary, OH-3 add in 50 votes in part of Warren County, no results available in Highland County, and 28 votes in Clinton County with ZERO results on the Secretary of State page and you […]

I should have thought of this earlier. If you would like to help stop the confusion- please print this sign- take it to your normal polling place and tape it on the door. Circle the polling place you have been assigned. Thank you. Thank you for helping out. The election for Ohio 3 is today, […]

Originally published Jun 10 2010- updated today, 12 July 2010 The four polling places in Montgomery County will be: North: Animal Resource Center: 6790 Webster Street, Dayton, OH 45414-2656 Central: Montgomery County Fairgrounds 1043 South Main Street, Dayton, OH 45409-2797 South: Cox Arboretum: 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton, OH 45449 West: New Lebanon Village Offices 198 […]

So far, my little grassroots effort to get restaurants to deliver a little bit of democracy- a non-partisan postcard with the candidates names, pictures and websites, along with voting info Delivering democracy small pdf has been supported by these restaurants: Dayton’s Original Pizza Factory: 224-4477 Dragon China 293-3888 Pie Pizzeria 228-4PIE Submarine House Brown Street […]