Sign to Oppose SB 137 and Protect Home Rule for Ohio Communities

Regardless of how local leaders feel about Ranked Choice Voting, we are opposed to SB 137's violation of Local Home Rule. Ohio localities should be allowed to decide for themselves if RCV or other election methods are more appropriate for our communities than pick-one, plurality-wins elections. Big government should not unfairly punish communities if we choose to achieve majority rule through RCV or other means. Please sign below to protect Ohio communities' right to Home Rule.
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  • Luke Zhang
    signed 2023-09-22 18:56:59 -0400
  • Robert Wagner
    signed 2023-09-19 11:53:35 -0400
  • Aaron Clark
    signed 2023-09-18 19:53:03 -0400
  • Shenise Turner-Sloss
    signed via 2023-09-18 17:06:46 -0400
    Dayton City Commissioner
  • Frankie Cleary
    signed 2023-09-17 12:23:03 -0400
  • Anna Gough
    signed via 2023-09-14 18:57:40 -0400
    Kettering
  • Jerry Brunswick
    signed 2023-09-14 16:25:28 -0400
  • Cory Andricks
    signed 2023-09-12 18:51:12 -0400
  • Wendy Johnson
    signed 2023-09-12 06:53:12 -0400
  • john gray
    signed 2023-09-11 23:05:26 -0400
  • James Warner
    signed 2023-09-07 12:56:10 -0400
    Cincinnati
  • L Edward Pettit
    signed via 2023-09-06 13:49:14 -0400
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  • Josh Umbaugh
    signed 2023-09-06 13:24:28 -0400
  • Ben McKinley
    signed 2023-09-04 19:53:03 -0400
    Hello,

    I am the OSU Graduate Student Council Senator to the University Area Commission and I appose SB 137. Passing this bill will restrict voting rights in Ohio and limit the ability for communities to decide how they want to hold their elections.
  • Kaitlyn Pettit
    signed 2023-08-29 13:10:04 -0400
    MAKE POLITICIANS EARN OUR VOTES AGAIN.


    For too long this state has been plagued by bad faith representatives who promptly disregard the will of their constituents as soon as they are elected. JD Vance turning his back on East Palestine by making massive concessions to the railroad companies is a recent example.


    We as a state and country need to move beyond this failing two-party system. Ranked Choice Voting allows us to vote for WHO WE WANT to represent us, without feeling like we must choose the lesser of two evils or risk “wasting” our vote on candidates that better represent our ideals. OH Legislature’s attempts to ban this should be a glaring red flag that they are trying to consolidate their power and silence the will of the people.
  • Christopher Henize
    signed 2023-08-27 12:27:04 -0400
    The attempt to outlaw ranked choice voting is an attempt to restrict the rights of Ohio citizens to make their own choice on how political representatives are selected. Citizens may vote for or against RCV but it is our right and duty to determine how and who we choose to represent our interests. Politicians who try to restrict voting or mandate what citizens cannot vote on are simply not to be tolerated.
  • Dean Ford
    signed 2023-08-27 10:46:01 -0400
  • Christmas Smith
    signed 2023-08-27 08:02:31 -0400
  • Dan Zavon
    signed via 2023-08-26 16:28:19 -0400
  • Ann Gerckens
    signed via 2023-08-24 21:33:29 -0400
  • Kim Gerckens
    signed via 2023-08-24 17:00:54 -0400
  • Kristin Fries
    signed via 2023-08-24 12:39:53 -0400
  • Corey Cloyd
    signed via 2023-08-24 12:05:01 -0400
  • Aaron Stevens
    signed via 2023-08-24 06:08:13 -0400
  • Daryl Olthaus
    signed 2023-08-22 08:53:45 -0400
  • Daniel Basco
    signed 2023-08-21 20:46:24 -0400
  • William Thacker
    signed via 2023-08-21 20:27:33 -0400
  • Ross Widenor
    signed 2023-08-21 11:51:56 -0400
    Munroe Falls City Council, Ward 1

    Ranked Choice Voting is common-sense good governance. Statehouse politicians benefit personally from our current hyper-polarized system, and like the failure that was Issue 1, they are trying to restrict the voice of the people in government.
  • Jenny Rapson
    signed 2023-08-21 07:06:41 -0400
  • Janice Flahiff
    signed 2023-08-20 15:57:54 -0400