Dayton Government

Platforms and prison (jail)

For regular readers of this site, I’m sorry I’ve not been posting. Between writing a few legal filings for the 2nd district court of appeals case (about the illegal school closing task force meetings) and getting campaign things rolling, there hasn’t been time. The trolls on Facebook have come out to bash me on my Read More

One of these Dayton City Commission candidates is not like the others…

Remember those tests where you were asked to identify the one thing that was not like the others? Well, the Dayton Daily news voters guide makes it abundantly clear that one candidate isn’t like the others. You can slice them and dice them anyway you want, but, in this case, my answers are so different Read More

The bullet list

Some of you are wondering, why hasn’t Esrati been posting as often? The answer is, I’ve been really busy. Feb 1, 2019, after a two week hospital ordeal, my mom passed. Then I decided to run for Dayton City Commission against the weak seat incumbents (not running with the mayor makes these the ignored ones), Read More

Anything to keep the incumbents in office

I knew I was cutting it close by deciding to run after my mother died. But, a bunch of people volunteered to circulate petitions and help me out. For many, it was an eye opener. It’s not as easy as you think to get people to properly fill out a Dayton City Commission petition- especially Read More

Merge school districts or die

Dayton and Jefferson Township schools are on takeover watch and Trotwood just dodged a bullet. All are currently struggling to keep students and relevancy as vouchers and open enrollment at neighboring districts are going to continue to suck students (and the accompanying state funding) away. Trotwood is adding open enrollment this year, which will suck Read More

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