Ohio Democratic Party

Our democrat, not a democrat = not democratic

It’s long been a belief of mine that the Ohio Democratic Party and the local Montgomery County Democratic Party are the worst enemies of Democrats running for office in the state. Yes, a republican challenger candidate is a better friend to a democrat than their own party. The biggest expenditures for the Ohio House Democratic Read More

When buying political office in Dayton, don’t buy local: Whaley spends out of town

The post election campaign finance reports were due Friday. The Dayton Daily weighed in claiming this the most expensive race ever, if you add in the in-kind donations the Whaley campaign took in: Whaley raised $364,969 and spent $411,656, according to reports filed beginning in January 2013. She spent more than she took in because Read More

Post election campaign finance reports, and Esrati screws up.

Mr. Whaley (I mean Sam Braun) was standing around at the deadline to see my final campaign finance report. He also started asking about my designation of treasurer form. Turns out, I didn’t file one. It was a screw-up, and I blew it. [note: I have filed a Federal designation, for my Congressional campaign, and Read More