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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

P.G. Sittenfeld (incumbent)

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P.G. Sittenfeld

Background: Cincinnati city council member. A master's degree from Oxford University on a Marshall Scholarship, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University. He is endorsed by the Cincinnati Democratic Committee.

On the issues: Sittenfeld said he is proud of the fact that about 7,500 jobs have been added or retained during his years on council. "No one is saying we have crossed the finish line, but when it comes to rebuilding this city, we are moving forward," Sittenfeld said. He said he is responsible for creating a "chief advocacy officer for aging and accessibility" in the city administration to assist the city's senior citizens with problems they may be having with city government or other agencies. "In my next term, I want to see us working on issues of job creation, addressing racial disparities and maintaining, if not growing, our public safety forces," Sittenfeld said. He said he has "tried to be a thoughtful and collaborative member of council."

You can find more on his campaign website here.