You may not know what the party central committee does- or why it’s important. This is the lowest of low political positions- it takes five signatures of party members in your precinct to get on the ballot, most run unopposed- and of the 360 seats less than a third are filled via election. It’s not Read More
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.
Last night I got my certificate of election to be a precinct captain at the grand convocation of the Montgomery County Democratic Party. I’m in charge of 1E. There are six precincts in Ward 1- and 2 seats are still open- A and F. The four of us who showed up have elected Ron Lee Read More
Seth Morgan, R., Huber Heights, and I don’t agree on much politically- but right now, he’s my hero. When Mary Taylor hooked her political future on the John Kasich for Governor band wagon, it left an opening for State Auditor. Rep. Morgan thought he was qualified to do the job and announced his intention to Read More
“Of course, once you win the primary, you’ll have my support” said one elected. Another worries that I’m a “loose cannon” and that I may hurt their thin skinned brethren by saying something honest like, “he’s been in office 3.5 years, and hasn’t done a thing”. It’s not the power of my ideas, it’s all Read More