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PR Weekly: Public Affairs Campaign of the Year

Last year we conducted a major project focused on improving the discussion surrounding the economy in a hotly contested U.S. Congressional Race. Now, we along with our communication’s company, Fast Horse, have been nominated for Public Affairs Campaign of the year by PR Weekly!

Sutton, Renacci call citizen engagement process “fantastic” and “great”

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 9, 2012 – The recently concluded Citizens Election Forum sponsored by Jefferson Action in Ohio’s 16th Congressional District drew praise from both candidates. Rep. Betty Sutton (D) and Rep. Jim Renacci (R) met on Oct. 6 for 75 minutes each with a randomly selected group of … Read more +

Citizens Election Forum Releases Voters Guide in OH-16

Panel of ordinary citizens studied issues, heard from candidates, assessed their policies AKRON, OHIO, Oct. 8, 2012 – After an extraordinary effort involving 45 citizens, 10 days and more than 2,200 hours of study and discussion, the Citizens Election Forum sponsored by Jefferson Action released its Voters Guide for Ohio’s … Read more +

OH-16: Renacci and Sutton at Citizens Election Forum on Saturday, Oct. 6

In heated race, two incumbent members of Congress will discuss economic issues with 24 Ohioans at Jefferson Action event AKRON, OHIO, Oct. 1, 2012 – The Citizens Election Forum sponsored by Jefferson Action will host U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (R) and U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton (D) on Saturday, Oct. 6, for … Read more +

Renacci Will Join Sutton in Citizens Election Forum

In high-profile OH-16, both major candidates now committed to Jefferson Action event.   AKRON, OHIO, August 10, 2012 – U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (R) today agreed to participate in a unique exercise in democracy: the October Citizens Election Forum sponsored by Jefferson Action in Ohio’s 16th Congressional District. Now both major-party … Read more +

Rep. Betty Sutton Accepts Invite for October Citizen Election Forum

Congresswoman accepts invitation to October event; group awaits Renacci answer AKRON, OHIO, August 7, 2012 – Jefferson Action today welcomed the decision of Rep. Betty Sutton to attend its October Citizens Election Forum on economic issues in Ohio’s 16th Congressional District. Sutton, a Democrat from Copley Township, is completing her … Read more +

People of Ohio Tell Politicians: Focus on Issues, End Attacks

Citizens Election Forum urges Congressional candidates to address weak economic growth, unemployment and federal deficit; refrain from “misleading attacks” AKRON, OHIO, July 30, 2012 – Weak economic growth, unemployment and the federal budget deficit are the most important issues in this fall’s Congressional campaign, according to a representative group of Ohio … Read more +

Reclaim November, Ohio! Kicks Off With Citizens Election Forum

Ordinary citizens will set the agenda for Congressional candidates in Ohio’s 16th District AKRON, OHIO, July 23, 2012 – The race for Congress in Ohio’s 16th District is already so nasty that one leading newspaper says the candidates have “jumped into the gutter.” Jefferson Action intends to change the dynamic … Read more +