President Don Daiker opened the PAC meeting and welcomed both members and guests alike. The meeting included endorsement recommendations and guest speakers.
President of Miami University College Democrats, Jimmy Jordan, reported about activities of the group.
The following candidates were recommended by the BCPPAC Executive committee for endorsement, introduced by Mark Hardig (Executive Board Member), and were approved by the general membership.
Kate Rousmaniere – Oxford City Council
Charlie Ford – Oxford City Council
John Kinne – Oxford Township Trustee
Tony Klimer – West Chester Township Trustee
Kyle Peavley – Trenton City Council
Kate Jacob, WE ARE OHIO Field Organizer, Butler County talked about the work being done to repeal Senate Bill 5. We need to remember “In Ohio, No means No. No on State Issue 2 means No on Senate Bill 5.”
Sarah Benzing, Senator Sherrod Brown Campaign Manager talked to the group.
Guest of Honor and Featured Speaker was Ohio State Representative Michael Stinziano. Representative Stinziano talked about House Bill 194 and why this voter suppression bill must be repealed.
Alex Youn, Executive Director, Ohio House Democratic Caucus talked to the group about some of the legislation in the Ohio House.
Greg Schultz, State Director, OBAMA FOR AMERICA elaborated on some of the state strategy for 2012.