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Join the growing list of city leaders and public officials supporting Lisa Forbes for Judge

Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council Cuyahoga County Democratic Party

AFSCME Ohio Council 8

Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE/AFSCME Local 4, AFL-CIO)

North Shore AFL-CIO Federation of Labor

Cleveland Stonewall Democrats

Bedford/Walton Hills Democratic Party


Shaker Heights Democratic Club

UAW Northeast Ohio Community Action Program Council

US Senator Sherrod Brown

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge

State Senator Sandra Williams

State Senator Nickie Antonio

State Rep. Terrence Upchurch

State Rep. Stephanie Howse

State Rep. Phil Robinson

State Rep. Kent Smith, Euclid

Mayor Martin Horwitz, Beachwood

Mayor Kristen Holzheimer Gail, Euclid

Mayor Annette Blackwell, Maple Heights

Mayor Vic Collova, Garfield Heights

Mayor Richard Bain, Pepper Pike

Mayor Ed Kraus, Solon

Mayor Michael Dylan Brennan, University Heights

Gerry Horning, Bay Village
Andrew Mizsak, Bedford/Walton Hills
Tadd Pinkston, Berea
Ruth Scarbro, Brooklyn/Linndale
Mike Ungar, Cleveland Heights City Council
Rick Makowski, Garfield Heights
Karolyn Isenhart, Lakewood
Tom Bullock, Lakewood City Council
Jason Shachner, Lakewood City Council
Lora Thompson, Lyndhurst
Leroy Peterson, Maple Heights
Steve Holecko, Middleburg Heights
Paul Marnecheck, North Royalton Council President
Joe Sebes, Parma Heights
Pradip Kamat, Orange Councilman-elect
Matt Trafis, Seven Hills 
Lisa Payne Jones, Shaker Heights
Rob Zimmerman, Shaker Heights City Council
Walter O’Malley, Strongsville
Vern Long, Westlake


Forbes earned 4 "Excellent" ratings from organizations  and earned a total 4.25 points, over her opponent's 2.75 from the Cleveland NAACP.

  • Meet the Ohio Supreme Court Candidates
    Aug 13, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Online Event
    Lisa Forbes, Candidate for Judge of the Eighth District Court of Appeals, will be moderating a discussion between Ohio Supreme Court Candidates Judge John P. O’Donnell and Judge Jennifer Brunner on August 12, (Wed.) at 7 p.m., Sponsored by Ohio Immigrant Alliance and Ohio Prisoners Justice League.
  • Feb. 13 Fund and Glass Raiser
    Thu, Feb 13
    CLE Urban Winery
    Feb 13, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    CLE Urban Winery, 2180 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118, USA
    Hosted by Amy Kerr Thome and Kate Hickner, this event will feature a special appearance by the Nightingales (a women's a capella group).
  • Forbes for Judge Fundraiser
    Wed, Feb 12
    Bar Louie
    Feb 12, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Bar Louie, 1352 W 6th St #152, Cleveland, OH 44113, USA
    Please join us to support Lisa Forbes for 8th District Court of Appeals