elliot forhan

‘Concerned for my safety.’ Ohio Rep. Brent says she filed civil protection order against Forhan

BY: and - November 23, 2023

Less than a week after State Rep. Elliot Forhan (D-South Euclid) was stripped of his access to the statehouse and other facilities for alleged abusive behavior, a fellow lawmaker, Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland), says she filed a civil protection order against him. Last week, Democratic Party leaders detailed Forhan’s alleged “abusive” and “violent” behavior in a […]

Ohio Rep. Forhan pens letter to House Speaker calling treatment strange, compares it to Bob Young

BY: and - November 22, 2023

Northeast Ohio State Rep. Elliot Forhan (D-South Euclid) said in a letter sent to House Speaker Jason Stephens that the decision to remove his access to state facilities amid a growing controversy differed from his one-time colleague, state Rep. Bob Young, who didn’t receive the same treatment, despite being indicted and later convicted in a […]

NE Ohio lawmaker doesn’t regret alleged ‘abusive behavior’ after being punished by Dem leaders

BY: - November 21, 2023

Ohio state Rep. Elliot Forhan said Friday he doesn’t regret the actions that led to Democratic Party leaders stripping him of nearly all lawmaker privileges, citing him for behavior they describe as “abusive” and “violent” though he did issue apologies in social media videos posted over the weekend. The decision to remove his duties was […]

Northeast Ohio lawmaker removed from Democratic caucus for ‘abusive behavior’

BY: - November 17, 2023

Northeast Ohio state Rep. Elliot Forhan has been stripped of nearly all lawmaker privileges by Democratic Party leaders for “abusive” and “violent” behavior detailed in a 19-page memorandum sent to party leadership by House Democratic Leader Allison Russo. In another document, a letter to Forhan obtained by News 5, Russo kicked the Cleveland-area lawmaker out […]

Ohio Ballot Board approves language for August amendment proposal despite objections

BY: - May 19, 2023

The Ohio Ballot Board has approved language for an August ballot measure from Ohio Republican lawmakers. The proposal asks voters whether to make it harder to pass future constitutional amendments by requiring 60% of the vote. The board’s two Democrats and an outside organization currently suing to block the August election criticized the ballot language […]