Special Treatment for Some Republican Candidates but Not for Others in Delaware County

There are rules that the political parties follow at the county and state level – written and unwritten. In Delaware County, one unwritten rule prohibits non-partisan candidates from getting official Republican party support. Local candidates for positions such as township trustee or school board, historically have not been eligible for endorsement by the Delaware County Republican Central Committee.

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Is Legal Action Against Conservative Liberty Township Trustees a Democrat Op?

DELAWARE, Ohio — Two trustees from Liberty Township found themselves on trial in a Delaware County courthouse Tuesday for exploring ways to improve services for residents while increasing the amount of money the country reimburses them for EMS (emergency medical services). Mike Gemperline, one of the trustees, was there in person while Melanie Leneghan was on a pre-planned vacation with her family out-of-state. Their attorney, Brandon Abshier, in his opening statement, said that the courtroom was not the appropriate venue to discuss policy disagreements – the ballot box is.

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Ohio’s Delaware County Trustees Under Fire Over Claims About Emergency Services Outsourcing

  Two of the three Liberty Township Trustees in Delaware County are under fire from a group of local residents. Several thousand have signed petitions to try to remove Melanie Leneghan and Mike Gemperline from office. The petitions were delivered to Delaware County Common Pleas Court Judge David Gormley on…

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