With election night a week away, we are happy to share the endorsements made by our members. We decided against a simple 50% threshold in favor of a candidate who receives support of 70% of our members to earn our endorsement. There are two races in Lorain County where support was split between two candidates preventing either one from achieving the 70% mark, leaving a clear favorite in the remaining races. In this VERY important off-year election, voter turnout is incredibly important so please vote and then get others to vote as well.
In one of the most important races in Ohio, Continue reading “Endorsements from Totally Engaged Americans!”
Thanks to ALL of our participating members for adding their voice to our group. Totally Engaged Americans of Lorain County strives to educate citizens in federal, state, and local matters so they can be a better informed voter. To that end, we held two candidate forums where we listened to those running for office as well as advocates for the issues that will be on our May 8 ballot. We set a threshold of 70% support where Totally Engaged Americans of Lorain County would make an endorsement of a candidate or issue. After gathering feedback from members, we have these endorsements: Continue reading “** ENDORSEMENTS from Totally Engaged Americans **”
For over 200 years, we’ve complained about gerrymandering for congressional districts. And 200 years later, we’re still complaining about it. In 2015, Ohio voters overwhelmingly supported a commission to address gerrymandering of state districts. Now we have Issue 1 which alleges to put an end to gerrymandering of congressional districts. Will it really create more cohesive districts, or will this be just another empty promise?
The Fair Districts = Fair Elections Coalition has been Continue reading “Issue 1 Could Maybe Work”