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Political History

Background and history of political activity in Ohio and the nation.

Celebrate UAPA's 20th Anniversary!

Twenty years ago this June, a small group of Upper Arlington women sat down and decided to express their support for John Kerry by founding UA for Kerry. They were unsure if there were many other Democrats or progressives in UA. To their surprise and delight, there were!

Biden/Harris Kick-Off Video

View the kick-off video for the 2024 Biden/Harris Campaign.

Story Archive - 2022

Midterms and statewide elections (which were a bust), We did gain a little in the Congressional delegation but lost in the Ohio Supreme Court (became majority compliant Republicans).

Ten Years of UAPA Book Club Books

UAPA has had a book club for over 10 years! Take a look at the books we have read over that time. Add to your books to be read list.

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UAPA Book Club Books

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Upper Arlington Featured in AP Article

Did you see the July 18, 2020 Associated Press article by

Letter to the Editor - Impeachment necessary to stop Trump’s damage

Regarding impeachment, President Andrew Johnson served out Abraham Lincoln’s term and was known to be a racist and involved in some of the worst aspects of Reconstruction attempts. According to “The Impeachers” by Brenda Wineapple, Johnson barely escaped impeachment conviction by narrow voting.

July Book Club - The Impeachers by Brenda Wineapple

The Impeachers book coverThe book for July will be The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation by Brenda Wineapple. Meet on Wednesday, July 31st at 7:00 PM at 2000 Malvern Rd for discussion and beverages. Bring a snack to share if you like.

Story Archive - 2019

Local elections and our events in 2019.

Story Archive - 2018

2018 Midterms, Allison Russo, Rick Neal and the Blue Wave of 2018 in the House of Representatives. Unfortunately, not so great in Ohio.

Video - Information and Misinformation on Social Media: Practical Information Literacy

If you missed our March 4th session on how social media affected the 2016 election and how to judge information you find on the Internet and social media, we have the links to the resources mentioned and video of the presentation. The presentation is on Facebook.

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