Columbus African American News Journal Endorses Stinziano for Auditor

Oct. 8, 2018

Columbus African American news journal endorses Stinziano for Auditor

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus African American news journal, which is devoted to central Ohio’s black community and seeks to promote positive change with accurate and timely information, has endorsed City Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano’s election to Franklin County Auditor.

The publication said Stinziano “is now, and has always been, a true public servant. You will find him in the community, meeting with constituents, listening, questioning, and then proposing solutions.”

The African American’s endorsement adds to a growing list of leaders and community organizations who support Stinziano’s bid for Auditor, including Congresswoman Joyce Beatty and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.

“It’s an honor to have the endorsement of the African American, which is dedicated to promoting our community.  As Franklin County Auditor I will work tirelessly to make our neighborhoods the best places to live and work for all of us,” Stinziano said.

Stinziano has worked hard to find common-sense solutions that make Franklin County a great place to work and live. He has been recognized numerous times as Legislator of the Year, and in 2016 was named Citizen of the Year by Columbus Realtors.

He serves as Chair of Council’s Neighborhoods Committee, Technology Committee, and Public Utilities Committee and co-chairs Age-Friendly Columbus, the award-winning citywide initiative working to ensure that people of all ages and abilities can remain in their homes, live independently and maintain a high quality of life.

As County Auditor, he wants to build on his experiences by working in a bipartisan manner to bring the office into the 21st century with excellent constituent services and fiscal prudence.

The African American’sendorsement is the latest of a rapidly expanding list of community leaders and groups that have endorsed Stinziano for Auditor, including: Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, Columbus Fire Fighters Union Local #67, Sheet Metal Workers Local #24 (SMART #24), the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association- AFSCME Local 11, AFSCME Local 8 & Retiree Chapter 1184, Franklin County Adelante Democrats, Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio, and Franklin County Young Democrats.

Stinziano resides in the University Community with his wife, Caroline, their two children, Cooper and Riley, and their two rescue pugs, Wrigley and Fenway.

For more news about Council President Pro Tem Stinziano’s campaign for Franklin County Auditor, please visit or “Like” his page on Facebook and follow his campaign on Twitter @Stinziano.

2018-10-08T14:12:13+00:00 October 8th, 2018|