October Events and Actions!

We all know what’s at stake on November 6th for our State and our Country.  This election is that important.   It will all come down to voter turnout which is, unfortunately, low for midterm elections.  To help increase turnout, below are ways we can work together to multiply our efforts.

Monday, October 8, 2018, 7 PM
Ohio Gubernatorial Candidate Debate
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland

Richard CordrayDemocratic candidate for Ohio Governor and Republican candidate Mike DeWine.  For updates, click HERE.  To watch the debate live online, visit the Ohio Debate Commission website HERE.

Tuesday, October 9, 7 PM
Rocky River Democratic Club Meeting
Rocky River Public Library, 1600 Hampton

Featured speakers on The State of the Race:

Tommy Greene, Deputy Finance Director, Friends of Sherrod Brown Campaign and former candidate for State District 16
Sarah Montell, Deputy Political Director, Friends of Sherrod Brown Campaign and former Obama White House Staffer

Also during the meeting:

Dedicated time to write postcards in support of Susan Moran Palmer,Democratic Candidate for the United States Congress, District 16.  Susan has just received the endorsement of President Obama!  District 16 is the ONLY open Congressional seat in the state of Ohio and she needs our help to win against her well-funded opponent.

Wednesday, October 10, 3 – 4:30 PM
Early Vote Rally
Cuyahoga County Board of Elections
2925 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland

Join our Ohio Democratic statewide candidates, local candidates, and the Shaw High School Marching Band for a Early Vote Rally.

Tuesday, October 16, 7 – 8:30 PM
Susan Moran Palmer Postcard Party
Fairview Park Library
21255 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park

Please join us in writing postcards on behalf of Susan Moran Palmer, Democratic candidate for the United States Congress, District 16.  These hand-written postcards to infrequent voters make a difference!

Tuesday, October 16, 7 PM
Westlake Democratic Club Meeting
Western Cuyahoga Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police
26145 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake (parking in rear)

Attend the Westlake Democratic Club to meet Rob Richardson,Democratic candidate for Ohio State Treasurer.  For more information, email: coachvlong@gmail.com

Thursday, October 18, 6 – 8 PM
Grab Them by the Midterms
Lakewood Civic Auditorium
14100 Franklin Blvd., Lakewood

A women’s rally to support Democratic candidates on November 6.  Scheduled to appear include: Betty Sutton, US Representative Marcy Kaptur, Steve Dettlebach, Susan Moran Palmer and more. Senator Sherrod Brown and Kathleen Klyde are scheduled to appear via video.  For updates and more information, click HERE.


Even if you only leave a voice message, your personal call conveys the importance of voting in this election.  Simply show-up and you’ll be provided with all the necessary information.

Rocky River Phone Bank
Every remaining Tuesday in October (the 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th), 6 – 8 PM
2625 Westmoor, Rocky River

Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus Phone Bank
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday until the election
11910 Detroit Rd., Lakewood
Tuesday and Thursday Hours: 5 pm to 8 pm.
Saturday Hours: 12 – 3 pm.

Bring a laptop if you want to connect to auto dialer. Make sure you bring your cell phone and charger.


Monday, October 9.  Last day to register to vote.  Share or print the voter registration form HERE.  For Cuyahoga County, the form is mailed to: Board of Elections, 2925 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115
Share THIS LINK with others to register online.  Sometimes it takes this small effort to help someone register; and every vote counts!

Tuesday, October 10.  Start of early voting.  Voting by mail is a two-step process: 1) request or print a vote by mail ballot application, and 2) receive, complete and return the official ballot.  If you or someone you know would like to conveniently vote by mail, click HERE for complete information.


As the Rocky River Democratic Club, we are proud of the following residents of our community who are candidates for office:
Emily Haganfor Cuyahoga County Judge 
Ashley Kilbanefor Cuyahoga County Judge
Michelle J. Sheehanfor State Appeal Court
Cassimir Svigeljfor Ohio House of Representatives

Please remind everyone to vote the entire ballot!