Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio Endorse Stinziano for Auditor

Oct. 30, 2018

Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio Endorse Stinziano for Auditor

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio has endorsed City Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano’s election to Franklin County Auditor.

The endorsement was announced Oct. 29 in a Prizm News article.

Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio, which was founded in 1997, is devoted to issues of importance to the central Ohio gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

“It is an honor to have the endorsement of the Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio, who work every day to support and promote a vital part of our community. As Auditor I will lead an office that promotes the diversity that makes Franklin County the very best place to live and work,” Stinziano said.

The Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio endorsement adds to a growing list of publications, leaders and community organizations who support Stinziano’s bid for Auditor, including the Columbus African American news journal, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.

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 21stcentury with excellent constituent services and fiscal prudence.

The Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio endorsement is part of a rapidly expanding list of publications, community leaders and groups that have endorsed Stinziano for Auditor, including: the Columbus African American news journal, People for the American Way’s Next Up Victory Fund, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, Columbus Fire Fighters Union Local #67, Sprinkler Fitters Local 669, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, the Coalition of Labor Union Women, the A. Philip Randolph Institute, Teachers for Better Schools, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, Capital University College Democrats, 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, 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.

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