Cuyahoga County Democratic Party to host Issue 1 watch party this evening Nov 7 art7:30 pm at its headquarters..... By Clevelandurbanews.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader
CLEVELAND,Ohio-The Cuyahoga County Democratic Party, which is led by party chair David Brock and vice-chair state Rep. Juanita Brent, will host an election night watch party this evening as results of today's No. 7 general election in Ohio trickle in.
Th event begins at 7:30 pm at county party headquarters on Superior Ave near downtown Cleveland.
" We are hosting an election night watch party with free pizza, " a county Democratic party operative told Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's black digital news leader.
Issue 1 is on Ohio's Nov. 7 ballot and, if passed by Ohio voters, it would enshrine the legal right to abortion and other reproductive measures for women in the Ohio Constitution. Also on the Nov. 7 statewide ballot is recreational marijuana, and Issue 38, an activist proposal that would set aside a segment of the city of Cleveland funds for the community, is on Cleveland's ballot, as are some competitive Cleveland Municipal Court judge races. There are also a few issues on suburban ballots as well as candidates running for mayor, city council, and school board seats.
Nearly 900,000 Ohioans have voted early, according to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose, a Republican who has campaigned against issue 1 alongside Republican Gov. Mike DeWine, who has promised to end abortion access in Ohio. Only time will tell and today's closely watched election On Issue 1 may be a loser for Republicans.
Women's March Cleveland, Northeast Ohio's' largest grassroots women's rights group, made its last pitch before Ohio's Nov. 7 election on abortion ballot Issue 1 with a rally on the steps of Cleveland City Hall on Saturday, Nov 4, a diverse event that included community activists and elected officials as speakers as well as Councilman Kevin Conwell's FootPrints band.