Darryl Fairchild

Nan Whaley can’t run for anything because…

The Dayton Daily News actually has Esrati.com scooped- only because Whaley handed it to them on a platter, but the reasoning behind this announcement is the real news: Democrat Nan Whaley said she will not run for re-election to a third term as Dayton mayor this year, which raises the possibility that she’ll seek statewide Read More

The Party should be over for the Political Parties

Winning teams have deep benches. The NFL continues to electrify week after week because of the “next man up” reality. No matter how good you are, there’s someone working to take your spot, aspiring to be your replacement. And, that’s what’s missing from American politics, with our two party system that’s all about keeping fossils Read More

Fairchild releases campaign video

Since this is the most read political blog in Dayton, here’s what you need to know. There are two preachers running for Dayton City Commission. Some may get confused- one is named Daryl and the other is named Darryl. And neither are R’s. Both are dems. One is a lifelong resident of Dayton, who has Read More

The candidates are coming out of the woodwork for Dayton City Commission

While everyone knows we’re about to have a battle of the God Squad, with Daryl vs Darryl (Ward vs Fairchild) there are others running petitions right now. Now, of course, there is always the barrier of the Montgomery County Board of (S)Elections which has an uncanny ability to disqualify candidates for all kinds of reasons. Read More

The return of democracy to the Montgomery County Democratic Party depends on YOU!

The idea of free elections, the bedrock of the American democracy, is that the people get to choose their representatives to elected office. We all know that thanks to Citizens United, we’ve turned most elections to federal and state office into auctions, but, local elections were still at least relatively untainted. That is, unless we’re Read More

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