Declaration of Candidacy

Board of Elections inserts itself in the way of the voters

The signatures were good. The petition was turned in on time. The issue is what day did I declare my candidacy? My answer: I’ve never declared my candidacy, the Board of Elections declares my candidacy. Today they rejected it- because I put the date of turn-in on my petitions instead of some arbitrary date in Read More

David Esrati will not be a candidate for Congress, OH-3

The petitions were signed, the signatures were all valid, the money has been paid. But next Tuesday, the Montgomery County Board of Elections will declare them invalid. Forget the will of the people- who signed the petitions. Forget the idea of democracy. I put the date of turn-in in the Declaration of Candidacy- instead of Read More