Ohio Democratic Party Chair Elizabeth Walters Congratulates Rep. Brent on Election as Next Ohio Legislative Black Caucus President
April 8, 2022
For Immediate Release:
Thursday, April 7, 2022
Columbus, OH — Today, Ohio Democratic Party (ODP) Chair Elizabeth Walters issued the following statement after members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) voted to elect Representative Juanita Brent as the next president of the caucus.
“Ohio Democrats congratulate Representative Brent on her election to serve as Ohio’s next Legislative Black Caucus President. We look forward to working with President Brent and the entire OLBC to fight for a more just, fair and equitable Ohio for all its citizens. We’re also grateful for Representative West’s service to our state as outgoing President and look forward to his continued leadership as Assistant Minority Leader. Together, we’ll push for policies that recognize and address the needs of African Americans all across Ohio.”