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On March 19, 2024, Warren County voters will go to the polls to vote in the March primary election. (Click here for more information about how to register and vote in the March primary.) Democrats don’t have any contested seats in the March primary, but there is an important ballot initiative for much of Warren County to build a new secondary campus for the Warren County Career Center (WCCC).

One of the Democratic Party’s top priorities is to open up opportunities for all Americans to find not just jobs but careers that will pay well, offer benefits and stability, and provide everyone with the chance to support themselves and their families.

New Analysis Shows Adam Mathews out of touch with voters, vulnerable in 2024

A majority of voters in his illegally-gerrymandered district support reproductive rights he’s built his career on opposing

A new analysis by the Warren County Democratic Party of voting data in the November 2023 election has found that Republican state representative Adam Mathews (HD-56) is vulnerable on the issue of reproductive rights.

The analysis, based on unofficial precinct-level voting data from the Warren County Board of Elections, found that voters in Mathews’s district supported Issue 1, the reproductive rights amendment, by a 53%-47% margin.

Deerfield Township and Mason in particular are pro-choice hotbeds, with the vast majority of precincts in the southwestern corner of Warren County solidly supporting reproductive rights.

We did it! Ohioans Pass Issue 1, Warren County Elects Common-Sense Democrats

Last night was a great night to be a Democrat!

The reproductive rights amendment passed in Ohio by a huge 57%-43% margin! Our right to abortion, contraception, fertility care, and miscarriage care will be enshrined in our state constitution, where far-right gerrymandered legislators can’t touch it.

Warren County Democrats Elect Kelly Sakalas as New Chair

Sakalas: “Together we can take our party to the next level.”

LEBANON, OHIO, AUGUST 17 – At their meeting on Wednesday night at the Warren County Administration Building, the Executive Committee of the Warren County Democratic Party elected Kelly Sakalas as their new county party chair, as outgoing chair Bethe Goldenfield is retiring after decades of service to the party.

“I’m deeply honored to have been chosen as your new chair,” remarked Sakalas.

Ohio Decisively Rejects Issue 1

WE DID IT!

The votes have been cast and counted, and the NO side has won a decisive victory in Ohio! Issue 1, which would have made it all but impossible for citizens to put an amendment on our state constitution, has been defeated by a margin of 57%-43% statewide.

Making Ohio Headlines 6/30/23

Ohio’s government shenanigans offer a continuous fountain of news. We’re curating the headlines each week so you can stay informed.

State Government ‘You were a bully’: What judge said to ex-Ohio Speaker Larry Householder

When sentencing former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder on Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S.

Warren & Butler County Democrats Collect Over 10,000 Reproductive Rights Signatures

Party leaders: “Our movement has all the momentum right now.”

The Warren County Democratic Party and Butler County Democratic Party announced on Wednesday that they have collected over 10,000 petition signatures to put the Reproductive Rights Amendment on the November ballot, significantly exceeding their counties’ respective goals.

Warren County reported collecting over 6,000 signatures — more than doubling their initial goal of 3,000 — and Butler County reported over 4,000 signatures, exceeding their county’s goals as well.

Making the Headlines – 6/19/23

Ohio’s government shenanigans offer a continuous fountain of news. We’re curating the headlines each day so you can stay informed.

Bill banning trans athletes added to bill to limit health care for Ohio LGBTQ youth Ohio House committee passes combined measure

A bill that would prevent trans athletes from participating in Ohio women’s sports was woven into a bill that would limit health care for LGBTQ+ youth, and passed the Ohio House Public Health Policy Committee — all in the same meeting.

House Bill 6, dubbed the “Save Women’s Sports Act”, was added to House Bill 68, also known as the Save Adolescents from Experimentation Act (SAFE Act), through a substitute bill that was accepted during Wednesday’s committee meeting.

Making the Headlines – 6/13/23

Ohio’s government shenanigans offer a continuous fountain of news. We’re curating the headlines each day so you can stay informed.

Issue 1

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that the Ballot Board must clarify the definition of “electors” in the language for Issue 1, on the ballot in August.

We’re over 3,000!

A quick update on our progress gathering signatures for the reproductive freedom amendment: As of yesterday, we’ve officially met our minimum goal of 3,000 signatures! We’ve still got a month or so to go, so we’re going to keep gathering signatures in pursuit of our stretch goal of 6,000 signatures.

A huge thank you to our regional team leads, our data team, our petition circulators, and especially to everyone who has signed so far!

If you haven’t had the chance to sign the petition yet, you can drop in at WCDP HQ (1231 Columbus Ave., Lebanon) on Saturdays 10-4 or Sundays 1-4 to sign.