Class of 2020 Endorsed Candidate: Jennifer Brunner
Jennifer Brunner is currently serving as an elected appellate judge in Columbus, Ohio, being reelected to this position in 2016. Brunner has experience as a state trial court judge, and was elected as the first woman Secretary of State in Ohio. She has earned multiple awards, including: the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in 2008; the Central Ohio Association for Justice George E. Tyack Judicial Excellence Award for performance as appellate judge in 2016; and the first recipient of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones Award for Northeast Ohio Chapter of the American Constitution Society in 2009. While her multitude of accolades and extensive participation in our community speak to her impressive nature, Brunner’s unwavering support of all human rights, and protection of the rule of law, demonstrates her steadfast ethics and enduring commitment to the betterment of Ohio.