2021 HCDP Spring Celebration Event

Join the Hamilton County Democratic Party for our virtual 2021 Spring Celebration Event at 6:00 PM on Thursday, May 20th 2021!

Democrats in Hamilton County have much to celebrate coming out of 2020 – from electing a handful of new countywide elected officials, to defending our critical Statehouse seats, to turning the Hamilton County Court of Appeals and Court of Common Pleas BLUE for the first time ever! Join us to celebrate our successes and be a part of our FIRST EVER Spring Celebration Award Ceremony and hear from some VIP Democrats about where we go next!


CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKET NOW!Keynote and VIP speakers to be announced!

This will be a first-of-its-kind event in Hamilton County, as the Hamilton County Democratic Party will be taking public nominations ahead of naming award finalists and winners for TEN separate awards!

Awards Include:

Todd B. Portune Spirit of Service Award, Policy/Elected Action of the Year (2020), Democratic Club of the Year, Campaign of the Year (2020), Volunteer/Grassroots Leader of the Year (2020), District/Ward Chair of Year (2020), Precinct Executive of the Year (2020), Elected Official of the Year – County/Statehouse (2020), Elected Official of the Year – Local/Municipal (2020), and Judge of the Year (2020)

Learn more about each award and nominate YOUR choice for each award by visiting www.HamiltonCountyDems.org/2021AwardNomination


HCDP Spring Celebration Event
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Location: Virtual Event hosted through HCDP’s Zoom account!
5:30 PM – VIP Event Begins
6:00 PM – Spring Celebration Event Begins

Click here for ticket pricing and to claim your seat TODAY!

The Zoom links for each event will be made available the week of the event!

If you would prefer to contribute with a check, please mail a check payable to “Hamilton County Democratic Party” to 6109 Webbland Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45213. Please denote which sponsorship/ticket level you are purchasing in the memo line of your check!



April 23rd at 6:00 pm by ZOOM


On Friday, the CDC received a request to bring Issue 3 to our membership for a Vote. We have invited both sides of Issue 3 to present before the CDC membership on April 23rd at 6:00 pm by Zoom. We will give each side 15 minutes to present and then precinct executives may ask questions.

Cincinnati Precinct Executives will receive registration information for the meeting this week. Please remember only precinct executives who live in the city of Cincinnati may vote on this matter as they make up the membership of the Cincinnati Democratic Committee, which is the pertinent body to consider endorsements on matters relating the City of Cincinnati.

Should you have any questions, please email cdc@hamiltoncountydems.org.

New Job Posting at Hamilton County Board of Elections: Deputy Director!

Notice from Hamilton County Board of Elections:

POSTED TO AREA MEDIA: The Hamilton County Democratic Party has an opening for Deputy Director at the Hamilton County Board of Elections.

The posting is open from April 5th, 2021 to April 30th, 2021.

In addition to the job summary, applicants should include in their resumes a detailed description of their Democratic Party involvement and understand that the position can be 24/7 at election times.

Interested candidates can email or mail application (see link below) and letters of interest or question to: Sally Krisel, Deputy Director, Hamilton County Board of Elections. 4700 Smith Road Cincinnati, OH 45212 — sally.krisel@boe.hamiltoncountyohio.gov

For a PDF of the full listing, click the link here and download –> Job posting Deputy Director Ham. Co. BOE

May 2021 Primary Election — Important Deadlines and Instructions

Tomorrow, April 6th 2021, marks the beginning of Early and Absentee voting for the 2021 May Primary Election! The municipalities with elections or issues on the ballot are as follows: City of Cincinnati, Village of Silverton, Deer Park, North College Hill, Indian Hill School District, and Winton Woods School District.

As with elections in the past, electors in these municipalities have three ways that they can cast their vote: voting in-person early at the Hamilton County Board of Elections, voting by mail by requesting an absentee ballot, or voting in-person at your polling location on election day!

Voting Early at the Board of Elections

Electors from these municipalities can go to the Hamilton County Board of Election – located at 4700 Smith Rd, 45212 – during specified hours to cast a ballot.

  • April 6th– April 23rd: The Board is open for voting Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
  • April 26th-April 30th: The BOE is open for voting Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM.
  • Saturday, May 1st: The BOE is open for voting between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
  • Sunday, May 2nd: The BOE is open for voting between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM.
  • Monday, May 3rd: The BOE is open for voting between 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

Voting Early by Mail

Electors from these municipalities can request an absentee be mailed to their voting address by completing an “Absentee Vote by Mail Application” specific to the May 4th Primary Election. Submitted applications must be received by the Board of Election no later than noon on Saturday, May 1st in order to be processed and result in a ballot being mailed. It is recommended that you submit as soon as you can!

Voters can obtain an application to complete a few different ways:

  • Visit the Board of Election’s Website and print one off!
  • Call the Board of Elections (513-632-7000) and request an Absentee Ballot application be mailed to you!
  • Visit the Board of Elections (4700 Smith Road, Norwood OH 45212) to complete a form in person!

Once completed, follow the instructions on the application and mail to Hamilton County Board of Elections, 4700 Smith Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45212 OR drop off in 24 hour monitored drop box on site at the Board of Elections!

Voting on Election Day: Tuesday, May 4th 2021

Polling locations in municipalities with elections and issues in the May Primary Election will be open from 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM on Tuesday, May 4th 2021. When you go to vote, bring a valid ID that shows your name and address that matches your registered voting address with the Hamilton County Board of Elections (you can check that by visiting http://votehamiltoncountyohio.gov/check-registration-status/)

Learn where your polling location is by visiting https://votehamiltoncountyohio.gov/where-to-vote/

Valid Photo IDs include the following: Ohio Driver License/Ohio State ID/Ohio Interim Documentation, State of Ohio or Federal Government Photo ID, Ohio Concealed Weapons.

Acceptable documents as ID must show your name, current address, and be dated within 12 months. Those include: utility bill, bank statement, government check, payroll check, government document, military ID issued by U.S. Dept. of Defense.

Note: Voters presenting an Ohio driver license or Ohio ID card that shows a voter’s former address is permitted to cast a regular ballot so long as the voter’s current residential address has been updated with the Board of Elections and appears in the official poll list of registered voters for that precinct. Voters NOT providing one of any of these documents at the precinct will still be able to vote using a provisional ballot, providing the last four digits of their social security number or by appearing at the Board of Elections office within 7 days of the Election Day to provide valid ID.

Learn more by visiting https://votehamiltoncountyohio.gov/voting-options/election-day/