DAYTON, OH -- After casting his early vote in Columbus Thursday, Ted Strickland continued his “Ohio is Not for Sale” tour with stops in Zanesville, Athens and Dayton.
At each stop, Strickland laid out the stakes in this election and highlighted how he’ll fight for working people in the Senate -- in contrast to Senator Portman who has been propped up by millions of dollars in campaign spending from his rich and powerful friends inexchange for pushing their agenda at the expense of Ohioans who actually work for a living.
During the “Ohio is Not for Sale” tour, Ted has already made stops in over 20 counties: Allen, Athens, Belmont, Butler, Clark, Cuyahoga, Delaware, Erie, Franklin, Jefferson, Lorain, Lucas, Marion, Miami, Montgomery, Muskingum, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Warren, Washington and Wood. A summary of previous stops is available here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.
On Thursday, Strickland met with volunteers and organizers at the Zanesville Ohio Together coordinated campaign office.
Strickland finished Thursday in Athens where he headlined the Athens County Democratic Party dinner.
On Friday, Strickland joined civil rights hero Congressman John Lewis (D-GA-05), Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (D-OH-03), Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and other local leaders for an early voting rally. Following the rally, Strickland joined other leaders in walking attendees to the Dayton Board of Elections.
Strickland finished the day at the NAACP Dinner in Dayton where he delivered remarks. During Strickland’s remarks, he highlighted Senator Portman’s F rating from the NAACP.