On Thursday, November 16, the Wood County Democratic Party elected Zach Schmidt Chair of the Executive Committee and strategized for 2024. Mike Zickar was honored for his 16 years of service as Chair.
David Pepper, former ODP Chair, author, and voting rights activist (he was featured heavily in the Stacey Abrams documentary on Netflix on voting rights) will be at Gathering Volumes (196 E Boundary, Perryburg) on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. At 6 p.m., he will be meeting with the Toledo Persists group leading a discussion on his latest book, Laboratories in Autocracy. At 7 p.m., he will be doing a general meet-and-greet and author reading and book signing. Stop by on Tuesday to meet David and to support a great independent bookstore (run by Democrats!).
Also, our first meeting of the year will be Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 7 p.m. at the Simpson Garden Park Building (1291 Conneaut Avenue, Bowling Green). Our other scheduled meetings for the year will be April 6th, September 7th and October 5th.
Wood County Democratic Party will meet on:
Thursday, June 2, 2022
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Thursday, October 6, 2022
at 7 p.m. at the Simpson Garden Park Building (1291 Conneaut Ave, Bowling Green).
On Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 7 p.m., the Wood County Democratic Party will meet via Zoom and will be hearing from Jan Materni, who will is running for State House, as well as Dr. Nick Pfleghaar, who is running for Wood County Commissioner. We will likely be joined by candidates for one or more statewide offices as well.
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On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at Grounds for Thought in Bowling Green (174 S. Main, BG), representatives from the Ohio Democratic Party will be kicking off our coordinated campaign efforts this year and laying out grassroots efforts that will be essential for us winning control of the Ohio Supreme Court as well as the Governor's Office and other statewide and local races. In addition, Brenna Reynolds (Rossford City Council) and Nick Rubando (BG City Council) will be speaking about how grassroots efforts helped propel their campaigns to victory last year. It will take that level of effort this year again!
We will be meeting, though virtually only, on Thursday February 3, 2022 at 7 p.m. We will have a virtual guest, Representative Jeff Crossman (who has Wood County roots), who is running for Attorney General. We will also hear from local candidates and will have some exciting announcements. Plus, we'll honor and celebrate the volunteers and candidates who worked so hard in 2021. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Thursday, October 7, 2021
All meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice. Please email email@example.com for more information.
We will not be meeting April 2nd due to the pandemic and restrictions to gathering. Once it is safe to meet, we will be scheduling a make-up meeting. Also, we will be setting up an informal Zoom meeting in the near future that you can jump into if you have the technology so that we can check in and find out ways that we can help our local candidates. That announcement will come soon.
Finally, if you did not vote already via early voting or absentee voting for the primary that was supposed to take place on March 17th, request your absentee ballot ASAP. The home page of the Wood County Board of Elections has a link to the application that you can print out as well as directions on how to request a ballot if you do not have access to a printer: www.co.wood.oh.us/BOE/
If you need help requesting a ballot, email us and we can make sure a request form is sent to you. Remember our endorsed candidates can be found here: http://www.woodcodemocrats.org/democratic-candidates.html
Please also mark your calendars for our next meetings:
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Thursday, October 1, 2020
The meetings will take place at 7 p.m. at the Simpson Garden Park Building (1291 Conneaut Ave, Bowling Green).
Be safe and healthy!
Wood County Democratic Party will meet on Thursday, February 6 at 7 p.m. at the Simpson Garden Park Building (1291 Conneaut Ave, Bowling Green).
Remember our endorsed candidates when voting on Tuesday, November 5th (polls are open from 6:30am to 7:30pm). These are great candidates who are hard-working, talented, and bring a strong vision for their communities.
Mayor: Mike Aspacher
Ward 1: Mike Hollenbaugh
Ward 2: John Zanfardino
Ward 3: Rachel Phipps
Ward 4: Jeff Dennis
At Large Council: Neocles Leontis
For Council: Tim McCarthy
For Council: Jan Materni
If you are unsure where to vote, check out your polling location online. There have been many changes to polling locations and so check out your location in advance: https://wood.oh-vote.org/VoterView/PollingPlaceSearch.do
Also, we will be having election night victory parties in Bowling Green and Perrysburg:
BG: Bowling Green Country Club (923 Fairview Avenue, BG) from 7:30 - 10pm.
Perrysburg: Fifth Street Pizza Pub (105 W. 5th Street, Perrysburg) 7pm to 10:30pm
Wood County Democratic Party will meet on Thursday, October 3 at 7 p.m. at the Simpson Garden Park Building (1291 Conneaut Ave, Bowling Green).
League of Women Voters Perrysburg Area 2019 Candidates' Forum
Sunday, October 6, at 2 p.m. at Perrysburg Junior High School (550 East South Boundary, Perrysburg)
Perrysburg Area Democratic Club Fall Meeting and Candidate Night
Way Public Library (101 East Indiana Ave., Perrysburg)
Wednesday, October 9 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
BG Democrats No Excuses Election Eve Dinner
SamB’s (163 South Main St., Bowling Green) Monday, November 4 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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