Lucas County GOP failed to report 2008 in-kind donation

Jon Stainbrook and the party Treasurer James Damas failed to report a donation-in-kind in 08. Read more at the Toledo Free Press.

Prosecutors have been informed that an in-kind donation given to the Lucas County Republican Party was not reported in accordance with state campaign finance laws.

Jon Stainbrook 2 months late on submitting an amended report?

What? Jon Stainbrook is over 2 months late on submitting an amended report? Can't be Jon right? Also when I read that the treasurer wrote a letter saying he is working hard on getting a few receipts, did anyone wonder if he actually wrote it? Fox Toledo has the Free Press story, which for some reason I can't find on the Free Press site. If they don't have the receipts, they will be referred to the Ohio Elections Commission.

Sylvania Trustee Candidate Ordered to Appear Before Ohio Election Commission

Sylvania Township candidate for trustee John Jennewine has been order to appear before the Ohio Election Commission for a hearing on Thursday October 15. According to the OEC a complaint was filed against Mr. Jennewine in September, alleging that his campaign signs were either improper or illegal, and that his campaign was accepting or spending monies without a designation of treasurer.

McWade the Crime Dog!!!!

Wade, our County Treasurer, has now joined the forces against reducing the size of Toledo City Council. His editorial raises some interesting questions:

Lucas County Republican Party treasurer signature oddities goes to prosecutor

Free Press has the latest:
The Lucas County Prosecutor’s Office criminal division will begin investigating financial election documents that were signed under the Lucas County Republican Party treasurer’s name.

The signatures, signed as James Damas, were found inconsistent by multiple handwriting experts contacted by Toledo Free Press after the documents were questioned by Glass City Jungle operator and TFP Fact Checker Lisa Renee Ward. TFP requested July 30 that the Board of Elections (BOE) conduct an investigation.


Suzette R. Cowell joins Lucas County Children Services Board

(TOLEDO, OH — July 23, 2009) The Lucas County Commissioners have
appointed Suzette R. Cowell to the Lucas County Children Services (LCCS)
Board of Trustees. She will serve the remainder of the unexpired term of
former LCCS board member Dr. David Krol, which runs through December

Ms. Cowell is the president, board treasurer and a founding member of
the Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union (TUFCU). There, she has designed
and implemented a variety of programs to improve the quality of life of

Ok, I am worried for James Damas’ health - Update

Ok, in going over the finance reports, I noticed something strange. The signature for James Damas (Lucas County Republican Party treasurer) has changed 4 times over the past year and *sort of* settling on a soft sharpie signature for Jan 2009.

July 2008

October 2008

December 2008

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Boyce hiring Jack Ford's daughter is one of the issues dogging new treasurer

Dayton Daily News has a story on how the new Treasuer Kevin Boyce is raising eyebrows with some of his hires. Jack Ford's daughter, Jessica Ford was hired for 45k to be the local coordinator. Boyce says political connections had nothing to do with his hiring hiring practices. What do you think?
COLUMBUS — As Ohio’s budget swells with red ink, state Treasurer Kevin Boyce spent $32,469 in taxpayer money on promotional items such as water bottles, grocery bags and pencils and plans to buy another $47,457 in swag plastered with his name.

Josh Mandel's announcement for treasurer

Another GOP scandal

National Republican Congressional Committee officials acknowledged publicly today that they have found discrepancies in their books of more than a million dollars and evidence that the NRCC's former treasurer, Christopher Ward, made "several hundred thousand dollars" worth of unauthorized wire transfers out of the committee that appear to have ended up in Ward's own bank accounts...[

01/27/07 Board Retreat Citizen Report

I am not HistoryMike, so don't expect perfect English.

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