Who is RON?
Reform Ohio Now is comprised of a broad group of and individuals committed to improving Ohio’s electoral process. Click here for a list of the organizations that make up our coalition. Individual endorsers include:
- Dr. Herb Asher – Professor Emeritus of Political Science at The Ohio State University
- Andy Douglas – former Republican State Supreme Court Justice
- Dennis Eckart- Former CEO of Greater Cleveland Growth Association
What is Reform Ohio Now’s purpose?
Reform Ohio Now’s purpose is to improve accountability and reform Ohio’s electoral system through a series of constitutional amendments:
- The creation of an independent Commission to approve state and federal legislative districts
- The reform of Ohio campaign finance laws to lessen the role of large campaign contributions and provide fuller disclosure about the source of contributions
- The creation of a bi-partisan State Board of Elections to oversee the conduct and administration of elections.
- Allowing voters to cast ballots by mail or in person at an appropriate county board of elections up to 35 days before an election without stating a reason for voting early.
Please refer back to this page periodically as this list will be updated often.* American Friends Service Committee (Issue 3) * Americans for Democratic Action – Cleveland Chapter * Appalachian Peace and Justice Network * Asbestos Workers local #84 * Belmont-Monroe Counties Central Labor Council * Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 16 (Lake, Geauga, and Ashtabula Counties) * Buckeye Forest Council * Carpenters Local 639 * Cedar Fairmount Moms Group * Cincinnati City Council * Cincinnati State College Democrats * Citizens’ Alliance for Secure Elections * Citizens for a Progressive Ohio * Citizens Forum of the Miami Valley * Cleveland City Council * Coalition for Equity and Adequacy in School * The Coalition of Democratic and Progressive Organizations – Central Ohio * Common Cause * Common Sense Roundtable * Dayton Springfield Sydney Miami Valley AFL-CIO * Democracy for America – Central Ohio * Democracy for Ohio * Democratic Women’s Society of Preble County * Democrats for a Stronger America (Montgomery County) * Fairmount Presbyterian Church, Outreach Mission Council * Findlay Democracy for America * Fostoria Democratic Club * Geauga County Democratic Party * Good Works (Athens, OH) * Hamilton County Democratic Forum * IBEW Local 246 (Steubenville) * IBEW Local 673 (Lake County) * Inter Ministerial Alliance (Dayton) * Laborers Local 894 * Lake Democracy for America * Lakewood Democratic Club * League of Women Voters (Issues 2, 4) * League of Young Voters * Licking County Pro-Active Citizens (LICOPAC) * Ironworkers Local 17 * Master’s Commission New Covenant Church * Midtown South for Progress * Montgomery County Democratic party * NAACP – Dayton * Ohio AFL-CIO * Ohio Citizen Action * Ohio Civil Service Employees Association * Ohio Council of Churches * Ohio Education Association * Ohio Environmental Council * Ohio Fair Schools * Ohio Federation of Teachers * Ohio League of Conservation Voters Education Fund * Ohio Public Interest Research Group * Ohio Taxpayers Association (2, 4, 5) * Ohioans for Democratic Values * Organize Ohio * Oxford Citizens for Peace and Justice * Painters Local 841 * Patriots for Change (Cuyahoga and Geauga Counties) * Pickaway County Democrats- Citizens in Action * Planned Parenthood Affiliates of Ohio * Portage County Democratic Coalition * Progressive Democrats of America * Progressive Democrats of Butler County * Progressive Democrats of Cincinnati * Rocky River Democratic Club * Sierra Club of Ohio * Stonewall Democrats – Cleveland * Summit County Progressive Democrats * Teamsters Local 348 * TheRestofUs.org * Tri-County Building and Construction Trades Council * Upper Ohio Valley Building and Construction Trades * Wake Up Ohio * Warren County Democratic Party * Wayne County Network for Progressive Democracy