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Ohio's 11th Congressional District Dems to select delegates for the DNC Tuesday as President Biden seeks reelection....By Clevelandurbannews.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

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CLEVELAND, Ohio-Nominations for Democratic National Convention (DNC) delegates representing Ohio's 11th Congressional  District, which includes Cleveland and is led by Rep. Shontel Brown, will be taken on Tuesday., Jan 9, 2024 at the Cleveland Public main library in downtown Cleveland. Doors open at 6pm and voting will take place at 7pm.

 

DNC Delegates help nominate the Democratic candidate for president, which is likely President Joe Biden, who is seeking reelection as former President Donald Trump remains the front-runner for the Republican nomination.

A total of 83 district delegates from Ohio and eight district alternates will be elected to represent Ohio at the 2024 DNC, in addition to at-large delegates and others representing the Ohio Democratic Party. Caucuses will take place in each of Ohio’s 15 congressional districts on Jan. 9.

The convention will take place in Chicago, Illinois from Aug 19 – 22. Candidates had until have until Dec. 26 to submit a declaration of candidacy to run as a delegate.

All of Ohio's congressional districts will host a selection site on Jan. 9 where district level delegates will be selected.

“Ohio Democrats are excited to head to Chicago next August to mark the progress we’ve made over the last four years and look ahead to the work that remains to move our state and country forward," said Ohio Democratic Party Chair Elizabeth Walters in a statement.

"We're ready to elect a broad, diverse coalition of delegates to Chicago and show off our Ohio pride at the 2024 Democratic National Convention," said Walters, also a Summit County councilwoman, and the second woman to lead the state Republican Party in Ohio.

"I'm thrilled to announce my candidacy for delegate to represent Ohio's 11th Congressional District at the Democratic National Convention. I've been putting in the work, volunteering since 1998.," said Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Meredith Turner on Facebook. Turner is Black and represents county District 9.

Ohio Democrats can visit ohiodems.org/convention to learn more about the DNC delegate selection process.

The Democratic National Convention (DNC) is a series of presidential nominating conventions held every four years since 1832 by the United States Democratic Party.[a] They have been administered by the DNC since the 1852 national convention. The primary goals of the DNC are to officially nominate a candidate for president and vice president, develop a political platform, and to unify the party.


Pledged delegates from all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and the American territories, and superdelegates which are un-pledged delegates representing the Democratic establishment, attend the convention and cast their votes to choose the party's presidential candidate.

Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com. Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, and who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview, CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS.

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