No reason to vote in Dayton Public School race

Unofficially, Kim A. Johnson did not turn in enough signatures to qualify for the November 5 ballot- leaving 4 candidates for 4 seats. Hazel Rountree, who has the backing of Ms. Thompson turned in early, and signatures were certified on Aug 5th. Adil T. Baguirov 630 Maryland Ave., Dayton 45404 Kim A. Johnson 4536 Kings Read More

So many choices for Dayton City Commission and Mayor in 2013

Despite the Montgomery County Democratic Party endorsements, which promptly saw Daryl Fairchild drop out when they endorsed Jeff Mims and Joey Williams, the Dayton Daily seems to think that there will be a bevy of candidates on the May ballot. The race for two commission seats – one being defended by Williams and one being Read More

Board of election reports: 2009 Dayton General Election

As a public service I’m uploading PDFs of the board reports. The first is the invalid signatures report. 09-appears-invalid-3_10_2009 For Mayor, Larry E. Ealy, James R. Green III and Tojuan W Minus all had insufficient signatures (despite Mr. Ealy turning in the maximum 1500 signatures- apparently, his nominating committee contained people who didn’t live in Read More

Democracy 2.0 meeting tonight, Mar 13 08

We need a better way to inform voters of the issues and the candidates than these huge media campaigns based on :30 second sound-bite rhetoric. That’s why we’re getting together to start working on Democratic Party 2010 on Thursday, Mar 13, 2008 at 7pm at the South Park Tavern, 1301 Wayne Ave Dayton OH 45410 Read More

If today was election day: Time to reevaluate the election process

I just spent a half hour chasing my dog through the snow. No one was out. Nothing was moving. Had this storm hit last Monday night, SW Ohio wouldn’t have had an election. However, it’s more than just the issue of getting to the polls, it’s a matter of what we do while we’re there. Read More

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