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Cincinnati Democratic Endorsements

The Cincinnati Democratic Committee has endorsed the following candidates:

Cincinnati City Council

Vice Mayor Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney

Councilmember Reggie Harris

Councilmember Meeka Owens

Councilmember Victoria Parks

Councilmember Scotty Johnson

Councilmember Jeff Cramerding

Councilmember Mark Jeffreys

Councilmember Seth Walsh

Anna Albi

Cincinnati School Board
School Board President Ben Lindy

School Board Member Eve Bolton

Kendra Mapp

Other Endorsements

The party has already endorsed judicial candidates in four municipal court districts. These candidates are Judge Janaya Trotter Bratton for district 1, Judge Donte Johnson for district 2, Judge William Mallory for district 3, and Samantha Silverstein for district 4.

Finally, the party is supporting the Vote No campaign for the August 8 special election. We encourage all democrats to vote no in August, and vote the full slate in November!

Cincinnati City Council and School Board Endorsement Vote June 20th at 6:00 pm

The CDC will vote to endorse a slate of candidates for CPS School Board and Cincinnati City Council on Tuesday June 20th at 6:00 pm at the Laborer’s Hall, 3457 Montgomery Road, 45207. Two Nominating Committees, one for School Board and another for City Council, will have conducted interviews with each candidate and reviewed candidate questionnaires and backgrounds before making recommendations for endorsement. Please remember only city of Cincinnati precinct executives may vote for City Council endorsements. Precinct executives who live in the CPS district boundary may vote on School Board endorsements. Should you have any questions, please email

Join Elizabeth Walters for Drinks with Dems

Join Elizabeth Walters, Chair of the Ohio Democratic Party along with Mayor Aftab Pureval, State Reps. Minority Whip Jessica Miranda, Rachel Baker, Dani Isaacsohn, Auditor Brigid Kelly, Councilmember Meeka Owens, Clerk of Courts Pavan Parikh, Commissioner Alicia Reece, Treasurer Jill Schiller, Hamilton County Democratic Party, M.C. & Tom Brennan, Jens Rosenkrantz


OTR Stillhouse, Cincinnati 5:30-7:00pm

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Host $500, Co-Host $250, Advocate $100, Sponsor $50, Young Democrat $25

City Council & CPS School Board Candidate Notice

The Cincinnati Democratic Committee (CDC) consisting of Precinct Executives elected in the city of Cincinnati, will being the endorsement process for Cincinnati City Council and CPS School Board candidates soon. Elected precinct executives, within the City of Cincinnati and CPS boundaries, have received instructions on how to apply to serve on the nominating committee. The endorsement process will include the following steps: Candidate Questionnaire – If you would like the questionnaire, please send your candidate contact information and which office you are running for to: Candidate Interviews – Candidates must have petition signatures submitted and reported as “Sufficient” by the Hamilton County Board of Elections staff before their endorsement interview. Endorsement Vote – The CDC members will vote on the recommendations of both nominating committees. We will update this information as soon as dates and deadlines are confirmed. Questions regarding this process should be directed to:

April 10 application deadline for City Council, CPS School Board nominating committees

The Cincinnati Democratic Committee is forming nominating committees for city council and CPS school board endorsements. The deadline to apply is April 10 at 5:00 pm. As noted in an email sent to CDC members earlier this week, precinct executives living in the city of Cincinnati who wish to be considered please email the following information:

  • Your name
  • The nominating committee you are applying for (school board or city council)
  • Precinct number and neighborhood
  • Why you wish to serve
  • Your involvement in the Hamilton County Democratic Party

Precinct executives who live outside the city but within the CPS boundary may also apply for the school board nominating committee and have been sent application information. The deadline to apply is April 10 at 5:00 pm

As with the last city council and school board endorsement process, candidates will need their petitions deemed sufficient by the Board of Elections staff before the endorsement interviews in May.

Spring 2023 Fundraiser

Champion Table: $5,000

(10 VIP tickets)

Sponsor Table: $3,000

(2 VIP, 8 General Admission)

Supporter Table: $1,800

(10 General Admission)

General Admission + VIP Reception: $500

General Admission: $200

Young Dem Admission: $150

Zoom Access: $75


Any questions please direct to Isaac Goff-Mitchell at

To contribute by check, send a contribution made out to “Hamilton County Democratic Party” to:

6109 Webbland Place

Cincinnati OH 45213