CINCINNATI – On Saturday, January 18, Kate Schroder, candidate for Congress in OH-01 earned the endorsement of the Hamilton County Democratic Party in advance of the March 17 Primary Election.
“I am honored to have the endorsement of the party and excited to work as a team to beat Steve Chabot and elect Democrats up and down the ticket in November,” Schroder said.
In addition to being Schroder’s home county, Hamilton County is home to roughly 80% of the votes in Democratic Primary and is anchored by the district’s largest city in Cincinnati.
“Chabot has been in office for a quarter century without any clear results. We need leaders who can build bridges and fix bridges. I’m excited to work hard, to listen and continue to build this grassroots movement.” said Schroder.
The Hamilton County Democratic Party joins Schroder’s growing list of endorsers, including 19 community leaders and elected officials listed below:
- Paul Booth, Former City Councilmember and NAACP Pres
- Pamela Bowers, Cin. Board of Education
- John Cranley, Mayor of Cincinnati
- Sedrick Denson, OH State Rep
- Denise Driehaus, County Commissioner
- Catherine Ingram, OH State Rep
- Carolyn Jones, Cin. Board of Education
- Eric Kearney, former OH State Senator; CEO of African American Chamber of Commerce
- Brigid Kelly, OH State Rep
- Christie Bryant Kuhns, Chief of Staff at UC Health
- Greg Landsman, Cin. City Councilmember
- David Mann, Cin. City Councilmember
- Ryan Messer, Cin. Board of Education
- Mike Moroski, Cin. Board of Education
- Todd Portune, County Commissioner
- Rob Richardson, Labor leader
- Lakshmi Sammarco, County Coroner
- Chris Seelbach, Cin. City Councilmember
- PG Sittenfeld, Cin. City Councilmember
- Cecil Thomas, OH State Senator
- Wendell Young, Cin. City Councilmember
- Nan Whaley – Mayor of Dayton
Kate, a cancer survivor and mom of two, was born and raised in Cincinnati. She has spent her career finding solutions to tough challenges. She did it by expanding dental services in local schools while on the Cincinnati Board of Health and reducing the cost of prescription drugs by 40% while working in global health. In Congress, Kate will work hard to lower drug costs and other out of pocket health care costs, pass comprehensive common-sense gun reform legislation, and work to bring resources back to our community to provide jobs, infrastructure, and reduce disparities in healthcare outcomes.