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Nina Turner's Biography

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Full Name:

Nina Turner




Husband: Jeffery; 1 Child: Jeffery, Jr.

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Birth Place:

Cleveland, OH

Home City:

Cleveland, OH



AA, Cuyahoga Community College

Bachelors, Cleveland State University

Masters, Cleveland State University

Legislative Aide, State Senator Rhine McLin

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Ohio, District 11, 2021, 2022

Candidate, Ohio Secretary of State, 2014

Senator, Ohio State Senate, 2008-2014

Minority Whip, Ohio State Senate, 2011-2014

Council Member, Cleveland City Council, 2006-2008

Director of Government Affairs, Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Assistant Professor, Cuyahoga Community College, present

Executive Assistant of Legislative Affairs, Mayor Michael White

Board Member, Cleveland Police Foundation

Board Member, Great Lakes Science Center

Board Member, United Way, Greater Cleveland


Drum Major for Justice Award, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Foundation

State Senator of the Year, The Nation, 2011

Friend of Labor, Coalition of Labor Union Women

Legislative Champion for Children