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SPOTLIGHT: Your 2021 voter guide to Cincinnati's races for mayor, City Council, school board and more ahead of Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 2. >>
Politics
With three seats open, the race for Cincinnati City Council was bound to draw a crowd. There are 23 candidates on the ballot, all aiming to be among the top nine finishers elected to four-year terms. There are no party designations on the ballot, but all three of Cincinnati's political parties - the Democratic Party, the Republican Party and the Charter Committee - endorse slates of candidates.Click on a name below or at right to learn more about a candidate.Derek Bauman | Erica Black-Johnson | Cristina Burcica | Ozie Davis | Tamaya Dennard | Michelle Dillingham | Tonya Dumas | Manuel Foggie | Henry Frondorf | Brian Garry | Lesley Jones | Greg Landsman | Seth Maney | David Mann | Amy Murray | Jeff Pastor | Kelli Prather | Laure Quinlivan | Chris Seelbach | P.G. Sittenfeld | Christopher Smitherman | Tamie Sullivan | Wendell Young |Related:A Large Field Of Candidates Running For Four Seats On Cincinnati School Board

Henry Frondorf (non-incumbent)

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Henry Frondorf

Background: A Westwood resident, Frondorf has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toledo. He manages the preconstruction department at Lithko Restoration Technologies, where he specializes in estimating the cost of preserving historic structures. He has been endorsed by the Charter Committee.

On the issues: Frondorf, a vice president of the Westwood Civic Association, is the founder and director of the Cincinnati Neighborhood Games, which brought the city's neighborhoods together in a family-friendly Olympic-style event. "It was a way to get people from every corner of the city together to have fun and get to know each other," Frondorf said. He is an advocate of the city and county, along with state and federal authorities, getting together on immediate funding of the Western Hills Viaduct. "That should be the number one infrastructure priority," he said. "Putting caps over Ft. Washington Way is all well and good, but that can wait. This can't."

You can find more on his campaign website here.