Ohio House Democrats

‘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 […]

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 House Dems submit congressional redistricting maps

BY: - November 9, 2021

House Democrats have thrown their congressional redistricting maps in the ring, completing the partisan caucus proposals. State Reps. Richard Brown, D-Canal Winchester, and Tavia Galonski, D-Akron, submitted the maps on Friday as what they call “a more realistic vision for Ohio compared to the widely criticized House and Senate Republican maps.” “Democrats are offering a […]