Andy Black Alicia Reece To Take On Andy Black For Hamilton County Commission Seat By Nick Robertson & Howard Wilkinson • May 14, 2020 Courtesy of the candidates Former Cincinnati council member and state representative Alicia Reece became the official Demcoratic candidate for the late Todd Portune's Hamilton County commission seat Thursday. Commentary: So, When Does The Stampede For Todd Portune's Seat Begin? By Howard Wilkinson • Sep 25, 2019 Hayden Schiff / Flickr Creative Commons Two weeks ago, Hamilton County commissioner Todd Portune, a Democrat, held a press conference to announce that his cancer was spreading and that he would not be running for re-election in 2020. Commentary: Can Andy Black Break The Democratic Hold On Hamilton County Commission? By Howard Wilkinson • Sep 5, 2019 Courtesy of Andy Black When I started covering politics in these parts 37 years ago, it would have been hard to imagine a day when the Republicans were on the outside of Hamilton County government looking in. That day has come.