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COLUMBUS–Ohio Redistricting Commission member and House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued a statement today after Republican Commission members voted to pass partisan state legislative maps that fail to comply with the Constitutional and Court requirement that maps must reflect the statewide preferences of Ohio voters who voted 54% Republican and 46% Democratic over the last ten years. If approved by the Supreme Court, the maps will last for only four years.

 
 
Says every Commissioner must commit to drawing fair maps with at least 45 Democratic House seats and 15 Democratic Senate seats
January 21, 2022

COLUMBUS–Ohio Redistricting Commission member and House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today reiterated the importance of following the Constitution and the Court’s decision by drawing fair state legislative maps that reflect the statewide preferences of Ohio voters who voted 54% Republican and 46% Democratic over the last ten years.

 
 
Commits to drawing fair, constitutional maps
January 18, 2022

COLUMBUS–House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued a statement today committing to drawing fair state legislative maps following the first Ohio Redistricting Commission meeting.  

 

 
 

COLUMBUS – House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today issued a statement after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down the Congressional map. 

 
 

COLUMBUS —Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today announced she will serve on the Ohio Redistricting Commission to redraw the state House and Senate legislative maps. 

 
 

COLUMBUS— The Ohio House Democratic Caucus today announced its new leadership team for the remainder of the 134th General Assembly. In an all-caucus vote, Democrats elected Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) as Minority Leader.

 
 

COLUMBUS —Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) today issued a statement after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down the state House and Senate legislative maps.

 
 

COLUMBUS—Acting House Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) issued the following statement prior to the one year anniversary of the attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol:

 
 

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick), parliamentarian of the Ohio House Democratic Caucus, today announced the caucus is requesting letters of interest from individuals seeking appointment to Ohio’s 11th House District seat, which is currently vacant following the departure of State Rep. Stephanie D. Howse (D-Cleveland), who was elected to the Cleveland City Council in November.

 
 
Says SB 157 threatens the health, safety of pregnant patients and unduly restricts access to abortion care in Ohio
December 16, 2021

COLUMBUS—Today, Ohio House Minority Leader Emilia Strong-Sykes (D-Akron), on behalf of House Democrats, sent a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine urging him to veto Senate Bill (SB) 157, the latest Republican anti-abortion bill. Opponents say SB 157 would put patients in danger by interfering with the ability for doctors and patients to make appropriate and life-saving medical decisions if faced with a medical crisis during pregnancy.