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Athens City Hall is seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Appointed Athens council members respond to being called “tokenized” political pawns by council candidate

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An independent running for Athens City Council called out two members of the council Monday night, saying they’re being used by the Democratic Party to sideline more progressive voices. In a three-minute prepared statement, Damon Krane addressed the council’s two newest members, Ben Ziff and Micah McCarey, and said they were… Read More

Ohio Democratic Party Chair Liz Walters takes oath on Zoom

Ohio Democratic Party Has A New Chairwoman

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio Democratic Party has a new chair. Summit County Council woman Liz Walters was elected last night by the party’s executive committee. It came down to two women – Antoinette Wilson and Liz Walters. After a few words about the need to rebuild the party by enlisting the strength… Read More

The Ohio Statehouse building

Meet The Six Candidates Vying To Be The Next Chair Of The Ohio Democratic Party

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio Democratic Party will soon have a new chair. David Pepper resigned last month. Whoever succeeds him will lead a party that has been in the minority at the Statehouse for most of the last 20 years, and in the last decade has not won a state-level office, save… Read More