Dan Foley

Faux regionalism plan finds foes pre-launch: must be good

The headline is a joke. “Plan divides Democratic leaders” says today’s Dayton Daily news. Calling them “leaders” is the first miscue, and the second is referring to them as “Democratic” since the party has worked to make sure no one gets elected, or even on the ballot, before first passing muster in front of a Read More

Dayton Daily news steps to new lows: Candidate faced misdemeanor battery charge

The free part of this Dayton Daily news “article” reads: Candidate faced misdemeanor battery charge The Republican candidate for the Montgomery County commission was arrested in Florida in 1987 after he was accused of shoving his then-wife and breaking a window at their home while carrying a knife, according to a police report obtained by Read More

Leitzell takes out petitions to run for County Commission as an independent

Outgoing Dayton Mayor Gary Leitzell picked up petitions to run for Montgomery County Commission yesterday. The independent candidate faces the daunting task of collecting at least 1,800+ valid signatures of registered voters to be placed on the ballot. Since this is a partisan race, major party candidates only have to file 50 signatures of party Read More

The 2000 OH-3 map showing gerrymandering across 4 counties

Montgomery County Commissioners on OH-3: sanity check

When the 3rd Congressional district was last gerrymandered as it was passed from Tony Hall to Mike Turner by the powers that be, it went from a compact, reasonable district that roughly matched Montgomery County boundaries to a sprawling mess that looks like a monkey with an etch-a-sketch tried to draw something and it was Read More

The Montgomery County Democratic Party eats its own

Democratic Slate card 2010 PDF The Ohio “Democratic Party” is distributing a voting slate card (dummy voter card) that prominently features local party hack Vice Chairman Karl Keith on the front with Governor Ted Strickland, but entirely leaves out Strickland’s former lieutenant governor Lee Fisher who is running for the open senatorial seat vacated by Read More

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