Columbus City Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano announces run for Franklin County Auditor

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Michael Stinziano, who currently serves as Columbus City Council President Pro Temp, has officially announced his run for Franklin County Auditor. Michael has been serving on Columbus City Council since February, 2016

Stinziano begin his carer in politics in 2013 serving as State Representative for the 18th house district, which includes Bexley, Franklinton, German Village, Grandview Heights, the Hilltop, Olde Towne East, Ohio State University and Italian.

During the Stinziano 130th General Assembly (2013-2014), Stinziano served and co-sponsored several pieces of bipartisan legislation.

During his race for Columbus City Council, Stinziano campaigned on issues such as “Michael is committed to supporting increased funding for community safety and emergency response services, ensuring that our police, fire and EMS have the resources they need to protect us. Michael also supports increased funding for block watches and community crime patrols which empower us to take control of our neighborhoods and keep us safe” according to his campaign website.

Stinziano currently serves as committee chair of Technology, Public Utilities, and Judiciary and Court Administration. He also is a committee member on Economic Development, Public Safety, Veterans’ Affairs, Public Service and Transportation, and Housing.

Stiniziano in his Official Campaign Video Announcement said. “I’m running for Auditor because I want to move our government forward,” Stinziano said in a released statement. “We’re not taking advantage of technology that could speed processes up and spend our tax dollars more efficiently.”

Stinziano also made a post on his official twitter account saying. “I’m running for Franklin County Auditor because you deserve a government that watches its money as closely as you do.”

-Daniel W. Woodley