Nina Turner

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Nina Turner
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Current candidacy
Running for Ohio Secretary of State
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Ohio State Senate District 25
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Whip, Ohio Senate
2012 - 2013
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Appointed2008
Term limits2 consecutive terms
Prior offices
Councilwoman, Cleveland City Council
2006-2008
Education
Bachelor'sCleveland State University
Associate'sCuyahoga Community College
Master'sCleveland State University
Personal
ProfessionAssistant Professor
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Nina Turner (b. December 7, 1967) is a Democratic member of the Ohio State Senate, representing District 25. She was first appointed to the chamber in 2008. She previously served as Minority Whip. She is a Democratic candidate for Ohio Secretary of State in 2014.

Turner is not running for re-election to the Senate in 2014.

Biography

Turner earned her A.A. from Cuyahoga Community College and her bachelor's and master's degrees from Cleveland State University. Turner is an Assistant Professor at Cuyahoga Community College. She was a Councilwoman for the City of Cleveland from 2006 to 2008.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Turner served on the following committees:

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules
Transportation
Civil Justice
Commerce and Labor
Education
Insurance and Financial Institutions

2011-2012

2009-2010

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio secretary of state election, 2014

Turner is running for Ohio Secretary of State in 2014. She is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary.[1][2] Republican incumbent Jon Husted is seeking re-election. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Ohio's 11th Congressional District elections, 2012

Turner initially declared an intent to run for election to the U.S. House in 2012. However, she dropped her bid before the primary.[3]

2010

See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2010

Turner ran unopposed for election to the Ohio State Senate.[4] She was also unopposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.[5] The election took place on November 2, 2010.

Ohio State Senate, District 25
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Nina Turner (D) 77,987 100.00%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Turner raised $61,375. [6]

Listed below are primary contributors.

Donor Amount
SEIU HEALTH CARE DISTRICT 1199 $5,000
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES $5,000
PERKINS, MARK $4,500
BROWN, SHONTEL M $2,500
OZANNE CONSTRUCTION $1,765

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Turner's endorsements included the following:

Personal

Turner and her husband, Jeffrey, have one child. They currently reside in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Ohio State Senate District 25
2008–present
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