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Ohioans for Ted

I support Ted because he's for us. He's always been about honesty and integrity and he's always been a fair leader. I like him because he sees things the way we do. Reba - Toledo
I am on #TeamTed because Ted has dedicated his life to serving people. He started from humble beginnings and knows what it is like to work hard. During his time in Congress, he advocated for working families, children, and veterans and as governor he fought to make college more affordable for students. Sunder - Cleveland
Ted Strickland believes that a woman should receive equal pay for equal work, our children should be safe from gun violence, union workers are the backbone of a healthy economy, and young people should not be burdened with insurmountable student debt in order to pursue their dreams. Ted stands for Ohio. Brooke - Columbus
I support Ted Strickland for Senate because he fights for important issues like women’s health and college affordability. Ted stands up for the middle and working class, and he doesn’t allow his vote to be bought. Ted is the champion we need in the Senate. Kyndal - Georgetown
I support Ted because he is a proven fighter for my right to receive an affordable higher education. Ted is a firm believer in keeping big money influence out of politics and believes in the democratic process. He gives me a chance to help make progressive change for Ohio and for the USA. Alex - Gambier
Issues come and go but the one constant in good statesmanship is the person of character. That's what we feel about Ted Strickland and that's why we support him. Alta - Georgetown
Back in 2012 I was laid off, but Ted empowered me by mentioning my name in his 2012 DNC speech and that gave me some hope. Thanks to Ted, Jeep and Chrysler stayed in Toledo and now we are operating full throttle and my future is promising. Ted greatly improved the job prospects in Ohio so I support him. James - Toledo
I am a supporter of Ted Strickland because he is a supporter of me. He supports my right to make my own health care decisions. Jennifer - Berea
I support Ted because he is still fighting for the average citizen, even after years of serving in government. I know he'll represent the values I cherish and be a strong voice in the US Senate. Jake - Athens
I support Ted Strickland because he wants my vote and not my paycheck. Ted has a long history of supporting students and the middle class, upholding values from his roots without being afraid to stand up as a progressive leader. Riley - Gambier
Ted is a deeply passionate human being that cares about ALL people and is not afraid to make tough choices. Bill - Marietta
I support Ted Strickland because he always fights for us. Ariana - Cleveland


Endorsements

Ted Strickland has earned endorsements and praise from leaders and organizations across Ohio and the country because of his proven commitment to fighting for working people. Here’s some of the folks who are on Team Ted – use the form below to add your name and share why you are backing Ted Strickland for Senate. 

  • President Barack Obama
  • Vice President Joe Biden
  • President Bill Clinton
  • U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown
  • Ohio U.S. Representative Joyce Beatty
  • Ohio U.S. Representative Marcia Fudge 
  • Ohio U.S. Representative Tim Ryan
  • State Senator Capri Cafaro
  • State Senator Edna Brown
  • State Senator Joe Schiavoni
  • State Senator Lou Gentile
  • State Senator Nina Turner
  • State Representative Dan Ramos
  • State Representative Debbie Phillips
  • State Representative Jack Cera
  • State Representative Janine Boyd
  • State Representative John Boccieri
  • State Representative Kathleen Clyde
  • State Representative Kent Smith
  • State Representative Martin J. Sweeney
  • State Representative Michele Lepore-Hagan
  • State Representative Nick Celebrezze
  • State Representative Nickie Antonio
  • The Ohio Association of Professional Firefighters
  • The United Auto Workers
  • The AFL-CIO
  • SEIU
  • The United Steelworkers
  • The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) 
  • The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)
  • The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU)
  • The Ohio State Council of Machinists
  • The Ohio Education Association
  • The Transport Workers Union, Ohio-Michigan State Conference
  • The Tri County Regional Labor Council
  • The Painters and Allied Trades District Council 6
  • The Communications Workers of America District 4
  • UFCW
  • The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 66
  • American Postal Workers Union
  • Utility Workers Union of America
  • Laborers' International Union of North America
  • Amalgamated Transit Union
  • United Transportation Union
  • Sheet Metal Workers 
  • Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union
  • National Association of Postal Supervisors
  • International Longshoremen's Association
  • National Association of Letter Carriers 
  • Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
  • Transport Workers Union 
  • Glass Molders, Pottery, Plastics, and Allied Workers International Union
  • International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union
  • UNITE HERE
  • International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees
  • International Association Heat Frost Insulation and Asbestos Workers
  • International Association of Ironworkers 
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting
  • Industry of the United States, Canada (UA)
  • Teamsters Local 20
  • International Longshoremen's Association
  • National Treasury Employees Union
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners
  • Amherst Councilman Joe Miller
  • Athens City Auditor Kathy Hecht
  • Athens City Councilmember Christine Fahl
  • Athens City Councilmember Jeffrey Risner
  • Athens City Councilmember Jennifer Cochran
  • Athens City Councilmember Kent Butler
  • Athens City Councilmember Michele Papai
  • Athens City Councilmember Peter Kotses
  • Athens City Council President Christine Knisley
  • Athens City Law Director Lisa Eliason
  • Athens County Clerk of Courts Ann Trout
  • Athens County Commissioner Charlie Adkins
  • Athens County Commissioner Chris Chmiel
  • Athens County Commissioner Lenny Eliason
  • Athens County Engineer Jeff Maiden
  • Athens County Prosecuting Attorney Keller J. Blackburn
  • Athens County Recorder Jessica Markins
  • Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith
  • Athens County Treasurer Bill Bias
  • Bellaire City Council Robert L. Koteles
  • Belmont County Commissioner Ginny Favede
  • Belmont County Commissioner Mark Thomas
  • Belmont County Commissioner Matt Coffland
  • Bowling Green City Councilman Mike Aspacher
  • Bowling Green City Councilwoman Sandy Rowland
  • Carroll County Clerk of Courts William R. Wohlwend
  • Carroll County Commissioner Tom White
  • Carroll County Sheriff Dale Williams
  • Chillicothe City Councilmember Alicia M. Gray
  • Chillicothe City Councilmember and Ross County Democratic Party Chair Dustin Proehl
  • Chillicothe City Councilmember David Tatman
  • City of Toronto Auditor Lisa Bauman
  • City of Toronto Treasurer James Orsini
  • Columbiana County Clerk of Courts Tony Dattilio
  • Columbiana County Prosecutor Bob Herron
  • Columbiana County Treasurer Linda Bolon
  • Erie County Commissioner Tom Ferrell
  • Former Bucyrus Mayor Michael Jacobs
  • Former Gallia County Commissioner Justin Fallon
  • Former Mayor of Batesville Mary Ann Carpenter
  • Former Mayor of Belle Valley Sheila Baker
  • Former Mayor of Mingo Junction John Fabian
  • Former Mayor of Summerfield James Parks III
  • Former Monroe County Commissioner John Pyles
  • Former Monroe County Commissioner Mark Forni
  • Former State Representative Nick Barborak
  • Former State Senator Kinsey Milleson
  • Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Adkins
  • Gallia County Sheriff Joseph R. Browning
  • Harrison County Clerk of Courts Leslie Milliken
  • Harrison County Commissioner Bill Host
  • Harrison County Commissioner Dale Norris
  • Harrison County Recorder Tracy Boyer
  • Harrison County Recorder Vicki Sefsick
  • Harrison County Sheriff Joe Myers
  • Jackson City Councilmember Ron Queen
  • Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla
  • Lawrence County Clerk of Courts Mike Patterson
  • Lawrence County Treasurer Steve Burcham
  • Lorain City Councilman Joe Koziura
  • Lorain County Auditor Craig Snodgrass
  • Lorain County Clerk of Courts Tom Orlando
  • Lorain County Commissioner Matt Lundy
  • Lucas County Auditor Anita Lopez
  • Lucas County Clerk of Courts Bernie Quilter
  • Lucas County Commissioner Carol Contrada
  • Lucas County Commissioner Pete Gerken
  • Lucas County Engineer Keith Earley
  • Lucas County Recorder Phil Copeland
  • Mahoning County Clerk of Courts Anthony Vivo
  • Mahoning County Commissioner Anthony Traficanti
  • Mahoning County Commissioner Carol Rimedio-Righetti
  • Mahoning County Commissioner David C. Ditzier
  • Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul J. Gaines
  • Mahoning County Treasurer Daniel R. Yemma
  • Marietta City Councilmember Kathy Downer
  • Marietta City Councilmember Roger Kalter
  • Martins Ferry Auditor Rita K. Randall
  • Martins Ferry City Councilmember Jack Regis
  • Martins Ferry City Council President Kristine Davis
  • Maumee City Councilman John Boellner
  • Maumee City Councilman Tom Wagener
  • Mayor of Amesville Gary Goosman
  • Mayor of Amsterdam Gary Pepperling
  • Mayor of Athens Steve Patterson
  • Mayor of Belpre Mike Lorentz
  • Mayor of Buchtel John L. Sullivan
  • Mayor of Chillicothe Luke Feeney
  • Mayor of Glouster Miles Wolf
  • Mayor of Marietta Joe Matthews
  • Mayor of McArthur and Vinton County Democratic Party Chair Kim Wortman
  • Mayor of New Boston William D. Williams Jr.
  • Mayor of Shadyside Robert Newhart
  • Mayor of Trimble Doug Davis
  • Mayor of Waverly Greg Kempton
  • Mayor of Wintersville Robert Gale
  • Mayor of Yorkville Blair Closser
  • Monroe County Clerk of Courts Beth Ann Rose
  • Monroe County Commissioner Carl Davis
  • Monroe County Commissioner Tim Price
  • Monroe County Recorder Ann Block
  • Monroe County Sheriff Chuck Black
  • Nelsonville City Councilmember Taylor Sappington
  • Noble County Sheriff Stephen S. Hannum
  • Oregon City Councilman Terry Reeves
  • Parma Mayor Tim DeGeeter
  • Perrysburg City Councilman Rick Rettig
  • Pike County Clerk of Courts John Williams
  • Pike County Commissioner Blaine Beekman
  • Pike County Commissioner Fred Foster
  • Pike County Commissioner Harry Rider
  • Pike County Engineer Denny Salisbury
  • Pike County Recorder Misty Brewster
  • Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader
  • Pike County Treasurer Ed Davis
  • Powhatan Point Mayor Mark McVey
  • Ross County Commissioner Steve Neal
  • Ross County Recorder Kathy Dunn
  • Ross County Treasurer Jerry Byers
  • Scioto County Auditor David L. Green
  • Scioto County Engineer Craig J. Opperman
  • Scioto County Recorder Gail Alley
  • Scioto County Treasurer William Ogg
  • Toledo City Councilman Peter Ujvagi
  • Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson
  • Tuscarawas County Commissioner Belle Everett
  • Tuscarawas County Commissioner Chris Abbuhl
  • Warren Mayor Doug Franklin
  • Warrensville Heights Mayor Brad Sellers
  • Wellston City Councilmember Nick Rupert
  • Wellston City Council President Chris Brenner
  • Wood County Commissioner Joel Kuhlman
  • Allen County Democratic Party Chair Beverly McCoy
  • Ashtabula County Democratic Party Chair Duane Feher
  • Athens County Democratic Party Chair John Haseley
  • Belmont County Democratic Party Chair Gordie Longshaw
  • Carroll County Democratic Party Chair Jane Linder
  • Columbiana County Democratic Party Chair Larry Bowersock
  • Coshocton County Democratic Party Chair Breanne Smith
  • Crawford County Democratic Party Chair Maggie Barth
  • Defiance County Democratic Party Chairman Charlie Gray
  • Erie County Democratic Party Chair Amy Grubbe
  • Former Guernsey County Democratic Party Chair Bob Bruner
  • Gallia County Democratic Party Chair Carole Rousch
  • Geauga County Democratic Party Chair Janet Carson
  • Hancock County Democratic Party Chair Nancy Stephani
  • Harrison County Democratic Party Chair Rich Milleson
  • Henry County Democratic Party Chair Clete Schindler
  • Hocking County Democratic Party Chair Bill Henderson
  • Holmes County Democratic Party Chair Les Roach
  • Jackson County Democratic Party Chair Justin Skaggs
  • Jackson County Democratic Party Vice Chair Wendell Brunton
  • Jefferson County Democratic Party Chair John Abdalla
  • Lawrence County Democratic Party Chair Craig Allen
  • Lucas County Democratic Party Chairman Josh Hughes
  • Mahoning County Democratic Party Chair David Betras
  • Monroe County Democratic Party Chair Heber Piatt
  • Monroe County Democratic Party Vice Chair John Curtis
  • Muskingum County Democratic Party Chair Jack Boyd
  • Paulding County Democratic Party Chair Roger Sierer
  • Perrysburg Democratic Club Chair Rachel Zickar
  • Pike County Democratic Party Chair Joyce Leeth
  • Portage County Democratic Party Chair Craig Stephens
  • Sandusky County Democratic Party Chair Richard Stegman
  • Scioto County Democratic Party Chair Randy Basham
  • Tuscarawas County Democratic Party Chair Gail Garbrandt
  • Washington County Democratic Party Chair Willa O'Neill
  • Wood County Democratic Party Chairman Mike Zickar
  • Wyandot County Democratic Party Chair Bill Evans
  • LGBT Advocate Jim Obergefell
  • NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC
  • Americans for Responsible Solutions
  • MoveOn.org
  • End Citizens United
  • Alliance for Retired Americans
  • JStreetPAC
  • Senator Elizabeth Warren
  • The Youngstown Warren Black Caucus
  • The College Democrats of Ohio
  • University of Cincinnati College Democrats
  • University of Toledo College Democrats
  • The Ohio Democratic Party
  • The Ohio Democratic County Chairs Association
  • The Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus
  • The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee