Dayton City Commission Race

The Special Election Sweepstakes Contest: place your bets

A.J. Wagner was telling me on Thursday night after the State of the City address that Montgomery County Board of Elections Director Steve Harsman predicts that the results will be done by 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7. I understand statistics, and I understand predictions based on prior elections, but, we’ve not had a primary Read More

Court of Appeals smacks down William Pace

In a ten-page decision, the Montgomery County Court of Appeals ruled that based on a 1941 decision, that technicalities take precedent over the will of 650+ registered voters on placing Mr. William Pace on the Dayton City Commission ballot. Voters aren’t supposed to make decisions on who advances to the general election in Montgomery County- Read More

Esrati needs your help to win a fight fairly

A few readers have sent me messages asking why not as many posts of late? Did the Monarchy of Montgomery County stop being evil? Did your tax dollars all of a sudden just get diverted to providing actual needed governmental service? Did our political leaders all just wake up and realize that it’s not about Read More

Non-news gets more space than facts in DDN: Commission race

Why bother buying the Dayton Daily “News” when posturing and conjecture by the local GOP gets more column inches than people who’ve taken out petitions? Why answer a reporter’s inquiry when you send a quote via e-mail, but instead she uses the word lost like a vowel in your description- even adding a race you Read More