Gary Leitzell

DeFries still on R primary ballot despite dropping out Mar 1

In just another epic example of the failure of parties endorsing in primaries, and boards of elections serving more as boards of (s)election in Ohio- Republican party favorite Bill DeFries will appear on the ballot on May 8 despite dropping out Mar 1. It was a crowded race to begin with – former Dayton Mayor Read More

Why bother to have elections at all in Montgomery County?

Donald Trump won Montgomery County. The local democratic party did nothing to win any new seats, and Debbie Lieberman came within 1% of losing to Gary Leitzell, who only spent $6000 and barely campaigned. No seats changed hands. No republicans were replaced, no incumbents got voted out. Phil Plummer who should be in jail instead 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

Our thin skinned Princess Mayor

Well it didn’t take long for our Princess Mayor to learn that not everyone is enamored with her royal highness. After her “State of the City Address” the comments on Facebook were less than kind- about her hair, makeup, clothes. This is nothing new- Rhine McLin was constantly mocked as Mayor McHat- and for her Read More

Can’t we just have an election without political party interference in Dayton?

It came today. I’m not sure why. I almost didn’t want to write about it, to give it more credit than it’s due, but there it was- an unsigned glossy printed postcard smearing local attorney Richard Skelton for possibly running  as an REP against DEM Judge Frances McGee Cromartie. Note, the filing deadline isn’t until Read More

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