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Vote for Manufacturing
Get Out the Vote in Your Company

Study after study has shown that employees want and trust information from their employers on voting and elections. 

The free non-partisan tools and resources on OMA's Election Center will help you create a Get Out the Vote program that fits your culture.

ManufacturingVoter - Resources for All American Manufacturers

We are an army of 12 million men and women who make things in America.  If all 12 million of us vote, imagine the impact we could have in Ohio and Washington.

ManufacturingVoter is non-partisan and a resource for all Amercian manufacturers.

Go here for the HTML code to embed it and the I Am A Manufacturing Voter icon on your website or employee website.

What's the Last Day to Register to Vote in Ohio?

Tuesday, October 11 is the last day to register to vote in Ohio for the November General Election.

Go here to register.

Absentee voting by mail and early in-person voting begin on Wednesday, October 12.

Who are the OMA-PAC Endorsed Ohio House & Senate Candidates?

The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association Political Action Committee (OMA-PAC), chaired by Scott Balogh, President & CEO, Mar-Bal, Inc., has endorsed 14 Senate candidates, 9 incumbents and 5 candidates for open seats.  OMA-PAC has also endorsed 46 incumbent House members and 6 candidates for open House seats.

See them all here.  Candidate and district details are contained in the 2016 Ohio Election Guide

Tell Em What Manufacturers Stand For

We have documented Ohio manufacturers' major policy principles and goals.  These priorities will strengthen Ohio manufacturing; they provide the agenda for manufacturing advocacy.

Use these tools in your communications with your stakeholders and elected officials.  Use them with your Ohio House and Senate candidates so they hit the ground running in January 2017.

Tell Em Why Manufacturing Matters

We've created a fact book to help you communicate with your stakeholders and elected officials about the importance of Ohio manufacturing to Ohio's economy & future prosperity:

Who are the OMA-PAC Endorsed Candidates for Ohio's Supreme Court?

Supreme Court rulings have far-reaching effects on all Ohioans and deal with things like public education, tax rates, workers’ compensation, product liability, utility rates – and the list goes on and on.  Don't sit it out.

There are two open Ohio Supreme Court seats on the ballot this November and Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor is unopposed in her race.  Three Supreme Court of Ohio races are on your ballot.

OMA-PAC endorsed these candidates: Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor, Judge Pat Fischer, and Judge Pat DeWine.

Which of your Federal Candidates Stand up for Manufacturing?

Find out with the 2016 Voter Guide from the National Association of Manufacturers.

Look Up Your Ohio Candidates and Districts

We have helpful resources to understand who is running and what the district profiles look like:

Register for Post-Election Conference

Impact Ohio Post Election Conference, Thursday, November 10, offers an immediate and unrehearsed review of the election as well as a view forward to the upcoming session of the Ohio General Assembly.

What do the the leaders of the Ohio General Assembly expect to happen in the 132nd General Assembly?  What will the priorities be in the next state budget?  How is health care evolving?  What about transportation and education?

Find out at the 2016 Post Election Conference.  It will be the first post-election opportunity to hear directly from those who will shape Ohio's policy and political agenda for the upcoming biennium.  This event is supported by OMA.  More here.

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October 4, 2016
Calendar of Events

OMA/Safex – Emergency Preparedness and Response, webinar - 10/06/2016

Barnes & Thornburg LLP – Noncompete and Trade Secret Protection for Employers, webinar - 10/07/2016

RSM US – Cybersecurity and ransomware; Getting more out of your data; Digital strategy, Columbus - 10/11/2016

OMA Safety & Workers’ Compensation Committee - 10/12/2016

RSM US – Quarterly accounting update, webcast - 10/13/2016

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP – Ohio Workers’ Compensation Update, Cincinnati - 10/13/2016

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP – Ohio Workers’ Compensation Update, Columbus - 10/14/2016

RSM US – Manufacturing & Business Executive Summit 2016, Cincinnati - 10/18/2016

OMA Environment Committee - 10/19/2016

MAGNET – [M]Power 2016, Akron - 10/19/2016

These events unless specifically stated, are not sanctioned nor endorsed by the OMA; however, they are made available in this bulletin for the awareness and convenience of members.
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