Dayton Government

Montgomery County Democratic party continues to insult voters

Last Thursday, the Montgomery County Democratic Party “voted” over Zoom to endorse candidates in the Dayton City Commission Race, the Dayton and Huber Heights Mayors race. They did it based on the recommendations of a “screening committee” that was never elected to screen anyone. They were hand picked by Mark Owens, the party chairman, who Read More

Huber Heights former Mayor sues City for Sunshine Law violations

There is no reason for Montgomery County Ohio to have 30+ different jurisdictions (governmental- not including the 18+ school districts- and note- these numbers are guesstimates, because some tax spending organizations can’t even be comprehended to be counted). Call it an empire of banana republics- most electing some well meaning citizens to a position of Read More

The Dayton Extra Election

Full disclosure: I own a small ad agency, The Next Wave, that has great printing prices and can help a candidate do almost everything needed to run. I’ve worked for the following candidates in the past or now: Gary Leitzell, Shenise Turner-Sloss, Darryl Fairchild, Scott Sliver, Valerie Duncan, Jordan Wortham. We’re heading toward the special Read More

Whaley’s full time baloney suckers committee into a pay raise

We have too many politicians in Montgomery County to start with. That’s why I’ve started Reconstructing Dayton to move toward sensible, accountable and transparent government. While our population has been stagnant for decades, we’ve allowed one new “city” after another appear- and add even more positions for political noobs. Clayton (13,000) and Riverside (25,000) are Read More

Who’s running for Dayton Mayor and Dayton City Commission? It’s a free for all.

We know Nan Whaley is not running. But, were we ready for this? Everybody and their mother is running- or claiming they will. Remember- until you have 500 certified signatures- you ain’t running. So far, only Jordan Wortham and Gary Leitzell are on- for commission and mayor respectively. Prospective Candidates for Dayton City Commission and Read More

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