In 2016, many of us who wanted change in the White House took a chance on Donald Trump. We thought he’d lead as a conservative Republican: instead, he has imperiled our republic.

We are alarmed by the anti-democratic tactics and flagrant abuse of power committed daily by Donald Trump. His actions are an affront to our Constitution and the Republican Party. In the words of our 18th president, Ohio’s Ulysses S. Grant, “My failures have been errors in judgment, not intent.”

In 2016, many Ohio voters put their faith in Donald Trump, us included. That was an error of judgment, not intent.

For these reasons, we’re joining with other Republicans in this state to vote against President Trump this November: