With ever-changing political and regulatory climates, Ohio’s electric co-ops have faced many political challenges in Columbus and in Washington, D.C.
OEC understands the importance of building and continuously fostering strong relationships with regulators, elected officials, and their staff - and is committed to educating federal and state officials on the importance of electric cooperatives, the cooperative business model, and the necessity of reliable and affordable electric service to Ohio’s cooperative members. OEC amplifies the collective cooperative voice at the Ohio Statehouse and on Capitol Hill.
End-of the line electric cooperative members and cooperative employees can engage in the political process by participating in our national political action committee, America’s Electric Cooperative PAC, which supports state and federal officeholders and candidates who support co-ops.
More than 36,000 electric cooperative members across the country support America’s Electric Cooperative PAC – including 6,000 from Ohio.
If you are an Ohio cooperative member and are interested in learning more about America’s Electric Cooperative PAC, please contact your local cooperative.
OEC Government Affairs & Economic Development Staff
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