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We thank all the Cuyahoga County Democratic candidates who stepped up to run for office. 
Congratulations to the following election winners:

U.S. House of Representatives
District 11: Shontel Brown 

Ohio Senate
District 21: Kent Smith 
District 23: Nickie Antonio 

Ohio House of Representatives:
District 14: Sean Brennan
District 15: Richard Dell'Aquila 
District 16: Bride Rose Sweeney
District 18: Darnell T. Brewer
District 19: Phil Robinson
District 20: Terrence Upchurch
District 21: Elliot Forhan
District 22: Juanita Brent
District 23: Daniel P. Troy

State Board of Education:
District 10: Tom Jackson

Cuyahoga County Executive
Chris Ronayne

Cuyahoga County Council
District 1: Patrick Kelly
District 3: Martin J. Sweeney
District 7: Yvonne M. Conwell
District 9: Meredith M. Turner
District 11: Sunny M. Simon

8th District Court of Appeals
Mary Eileen Kilbane
Lisa Forbes
Kathleen Ann Keough
Eileen A. Gallagher
Michael John Ryan

Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas
General Division
Kelly Ann Gallagher 
Steve Gall 
Richard A. Bell 
Peter J. Corrigan 
Sherrie Miday 
David T. Matia
Jeffrey P. Saffold 
Maureen Clancy 
John J. Russo 
Hollie Lauren Gallagher 
Michael P. Shaughnessy 
Brian Mooney
Deborah M. Turner 
Kevin J. Kelley 
Jennifer O’Donnell 
Domestic Relations Division
Francine Goldberg 
Diane M. Palos 
Tonya R. Jones 
Juvenile Division
Anne C. McDonough 
Kristin W. Sweeney 
Nicholas J. Celebrezze 

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Every donation makes a difference in our efforts to support strong local, county, and state Democratic Party strategists, leaders, and candidates - especially women - to win at all levels of government. 

Remember, you must be a paid member in order to vote at our endorsement meetings.
If you have questions, please email info@cuyahogadwc.org or call 216-798-8948. 

Stay Informed
Judicial Votes Count
The Ohio Supreme Court, Bar Association, League of Women Voters of Ohio, and others have joined together for "Judicial Votes Count" (JVC) an online website with information on candidates for judge across the state and with educational information about what judges do and how to evaluate candidates. You can visit online at www.judicialvotescount.org. 
The League of Women Voters online voter's guide, VOTE411.org, is where you can find essential information that includes voter guides, absentee ballot and early voting information, biographical information about candidates, and both upcoming candidate forums and videos of forums. 

KEEP UP THE PRESSURE (just because)!

Please continue to make phone calls, especially to both of Ohio's senators, Sherrod Brown [Washington, DC, 202-224-2315; Cleveland, 216-522-7272; Columbus,  888-896-OHIO (6446)] and Rob Portman [Washington, DC, 292-224-3353; Cleveland, 216-522-7095; Columbus, 614-469-7747]. Make sure they know how you feel about the issues that are important to you.

Please check our CDWC Events page and our Other Events to Know About page for listings of happenings of particular interest to Democratic women in Cuyahoga County. 

The Cuyahoga Democratic Women's Caucus is a chapter of the Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus, which is an official caucus of the Ohio Democratic Party. We are dedicated to bringing women into the political process by educating, engaging, and mobilizing women voters to help elect Democrats to office.


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Mailing address:
P.O. Box 6143, Cleveland, OH 44101