Last week the cut scores for Ohio’s 2014-15 PARCC assessments were announced. While many articles have focused on the different PARCC scoring levels selected in Ohio as compared to other states like Illinois and New York, all have ignored the most fundamental question of all: “What academic expectations are these cut scores based upon?” Parents and teachers automatically presume that there must be some academic correlation between the cut scores released in Ohio and surrounding […]
Almost 60 Ohio conservative groups have been participating in a program that allows their members to talk to each other regarding the subject of “Uniting around one candidate”. Although the Primary election is still months away, Ohios conservatives understand if they don’t unite, their split vote will allow the establishment candidate to walk away with an easy win. The ongoing survey conducted by Ohio Conservatives United (OCU) is the vehicle for generating the discussion. With […]
For the last few months, the folks at the Ohio Precinct Project have been traveling around Ohio, conducting regional workshops on the importance of the county central committee, and what you need to do to run for your central committee. Central Committee is the single most important job in the party, as the entire party foundation is built on this neighborhood party representative. I’ve stated at many meetings; “If you’re a liberty minded person who […]
A Printable PDF Overview is available at the end of this article Issue 1 Ohio Bipartisan Redistricting Commission Amendment The Ohio Bipartisan Redistricting Commission Amendment, Issue 1 is on the November 3, 2015 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would create a bipartisan redistricting commission, the Ohio Redistricting Commission, to draw state legislative districts. The measure would also establish new requirements for district standards. The Ohio Redistricting […]
According to Your Name On the Ballot, there are 16 Ohio Senate seats (even number districts) up for grabs in the 2016 elections. There are 33 Senate districts in Ohio, with 4 year terms. Odd number districts are voted on in Governor election years (2014, 2018, 2022, etc). Even number districts are voted on in Presidential election years (2016, 2020, 2024, etc) To get your name on a party ballot, you must fill out the […]
COLUMBUS—During today’s session, the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation that, with approval from Congress, would give Ohio more freedom and flexibility over its healthcare policies. House Bill 34, sponsored by Rep. Retherford and Rep. Boose, ratifies the Health Care Compact., through which Ohio would enter a multi-state contract that would secure more rights to the states for healthcare policy decisions. The measure is a response to rising costs and deficits, as well as the […]
Columbus, OH – The Southern District of Ohio today ruled that the City of Portsmouth’s occupational licensing requirements imposed upon landlords – – rental property inspections and licensing fees – – violates the Fourth Amendment to the United State Constitution. The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law’s victory on behalf of Portsmouth rental property owners Ron Baker, Nancy Ross, Thomas Howard, and Darren Oliver means that indiscriminate and warrantless government inspections of rental properties are unconstitutional […]
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Hello everyone, The Ohio Precinct Project announced today it will be holding a statewide ‘Rally to Recruit’ on Saturday, October 31st at the Columbus Convention Center from 11AM – 2PM. Register at this link. For counties with central committee elections in the 2016 primary, the filing deadline to run is December 16, 2015. If you don’t want the cronies calling the shots in your county for another two to four years, it is time to […]
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