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Election 2020


Election 2020 - Endorsed Candidates 

We are pleased to share that the candidates below have been endorsed by the Portage County Democratic Party for the 2020 General Election! Please follow the links for additional information on how to support each of them, including by following them on the web and social media.

* = Incumbent 
+ = Unopposed

For President and Vice President


Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Kamala Harris

Website - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - YouTube - Medium 

For Congress - 13th Congressional District


Tim Ryan*

Website - Facebook - Twitter

For Congress - 14th Congressional District


Hillary O'Connor Mueri

Website - Facebook - Twitter

For Congress - 16th Congressional District


Aaron Paul Godfrey

Website - Facebook - Twitter

For State Senate - 18th District


Betsy Rader

Website - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram

For State Representative - 75th District


Randi Clites*

Website - Facebook - Twitter

For State Representative - 76th District


Garrett Westhoven

Website - Facebook - Twitter - YouTube

For County Commissioner - Full Term 01/02/21


Kathleen Clyde*

Website - Facebook - Twitter

For County Commissioner - Full Term 01/03/21


John Kennedy

Website - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram

For Prosecuting Attorney


Victor V. Vigluicci+*

For Clerk of Courts


Jill Fankhauser+*

For Sheriff


Greg Johnson

Website - Facebook

For Recorder


Leighann Fink

Website - Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn

For Treasurer


Brad Cromes+*

Website - Facebook - TwitterInstagram - LinkedIn

For Engineer


Michael A. Marozzi+*

For Coroner


Dean J. DePerro+*

For Justice of the Supreme Court - Full Term 01/01/21


John P. O'Donnell

Website - Facebook - Twitter

For Justice of the Supreme Court - Full Term 01/02/21


Jennifer Brunner

Website - Facebook - Twitter - YouTube - Instagram - LinkedIn

For Court of Appeals - 11th District - Full Term 02/09/21


Timothy P. Cannon*

Website - Facebook

For Court of Appeals - 11th District - Full Term 02/10/21


Cynthia Westcott Rice*

Website - Facebook

For Court of Common Pleas - Juvenile/Probate Division


Patricia J. Smith

Website - Facebook - Instagram