Democratic Party Ballot

When requesting a Democratic Party ballot in the primary election, a voter will be permitted to vote on which candidates should represent the party for various offices in the November general election.

There are three contested races on the May 3 Democratic Party primary election, as well as one issue.

US Senator

The US Senator seat is elected every six years and works to enact federal laws and budgets through the US Senate. The US Senate works with the US House of Representatives to form the US Congress, which is the nation’s legislative body. Their responsibilities include passing bills on public policy issues, raising and lowering taxes, and confirming the President’s appointments.

Democratic candidates for US Senator in 2022 include (click picture for more info):

Ohio Governor/Lieutenant Governor

The Governor of Ohio is elected every four years and oversees the day-to-day operations of the state government. Their responsibilities include enforcing state laws, signing or vetoing laws passed by the Ohio General Assembly, convening special sessions of the Ohio General Assembly, granting pardons, and acting as commander-in-chief of the Ohio National Guard.

Democratic candidates for Ohio Governor and Lieutenant Governor in 2022 include (click picture for more info):

Lucas County Commissioner

The Lucas County Commissioner is elected every four years and works alongside the other two elected County Commissioners to oversee the day-to-day operations of the county government. Their responsibilities include controlling the county budget, determining zoning changes, and approving annexations.

Democratic candidates for Lucas County Commissioner in 2022 include (click picture for more info):


Issues 3 will be on the ballot for Toledo voters. For more information, see the Issues and Levies page.

Click this link to see a complete list of all candidates, included those in uncontested races.