The Montgomery County (Ohio) Board of Elections is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to nepotism and favoritism exhibited by the two major parties in Dayton Ohio. The offices of every elected official are run in a similar manner. The parties are run by a small group of elected officials and party faithful who have stacked the deck with their friends and family, in the mostly ignored, in the central party elections which only take five signatures to be placed on the ballot and most run unchallenged. They then control ballot access of others- trying to eliminate primary elections by “screening” and “endorsing” their own.
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Apparently Chairman Mark Owens, who can’t raise money and can’t beat an upstart like Gary Leitzell despite a 6-to-1 cash advantage plus incumbency, directed his private top-secret screening committee to back Sharen “dirty money” Neuhardt. The reason “she’s a proven fundraiser and can beat Mike Turner” according to Chairmen Mark. First off, Turner already has Read More
Regular readers of Esrati.com know that I’ve long talked about what I call “the Monarchy of Montgomery County”- the cabal of politically connected hacks who practice nepotism, favoritism, elitism and above all corruption on a daily basis. Actually, they don’t practice corruption- that one they have down to a science. Please note, this isn’t an Read More
Rightfully, the outgoing governor, Ted Strickland, overruled Judge AJ Wagner on his retirement reversal- but only after former Montgomery County Democratic Party Chairman Dennis Lieberman stepped in to mediate. The Dayton Daily News even came out against the Crown Prince Wagner in an editorial, but of course will endorse him again when he runs for Read More
It’s bad enough that we have 10% more government overhead than the rest of the country- with plenty of duplication of services, but now we also have a rampant case of illegal nepotism being exposed in the region. Of course this is nothing new, it’s been going on forever. This “exposée” in the Dayton Daily Read More