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Who is Nina Turner?
Nina Turner( Nina Hudson Turner) is an American politician from Ohio. She is also a member of the Democratic Party, from 2006 she was a Cleveland City n until 2008. After that, she became the Ohio State Senator in 2008 until 2014. In 2014 she was the nominee for the position of Ohio Secretary of State. However, she lost in the general election, where John A. Husted received 35.5 % of the votes.
During the 2016 presidential campaign, Turner gave her support to Bernie Sanders. She then became the president of the Sander-affiliated group known as Our Revolution in 2017. During the 2020 presidential campaign, she worked as a co-chair of Sanders’ 2020 campaign. She is a candidate in the 2021 Ohio’s 11th congressional district special election, as Marcia Fudge was chosen to work as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Biden administration.
Nina was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.
Nina started her political journey in 2001 when she made a run for Cleveland City Council. However, she didn’t get the seat as she was defeated by Joe Jones. Jones later resigned in November 2014, and his wife Tonya Jones was the top vote-getter in September nine-way, non-partisan primary race to elect a candidate to take Jones seat.
During the 2005 election, Nina defeated Tonya and she becomes the Council Member for Ward One, the first African-American woman in the seat. After she took the seat served for only 2 years from 2006 to 2008.
In September 2008 Senator Lance Mason resigned after he was appointed to serve the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas. Due to his resignation, Nina got an opportunity to be the Senator of Ohio. This was after she was unanimously chosen by the Ohio Democrat caucus to work for the people of Ohio for the remaining four years.
However, Nina later resigned after her appointment on September 15, 2008. She served as the Ranking Minority Member on the Senate Highways & Transportation and Judiciary Criminal Justice Committees.
In 2010 she ran unopposed in the general election where she won a full term. Nina was elected as Minority Whip halfway through the 129th General Assembly. Back then her district included the eastern side of Cuyahoga County and half of the Lake County (including the borough of Fairport Harbor, the borough of Grand River, the city of Painesville, and parts of the borough of Painesville; but excluding the city from Kirtland, the village of Kirtland Hills, the village of Waite Hill, the town of Willoughby Hills and most of the town of Mentor).
Nina Turner’s Age
She was born on December 7, 1967, currently, she is 53 years turning 54 in December 2021.
Nina Turner’s Family
She is a daughter to Nina Hudson, she was born while her parents were still teens. However, before she turned five her parents had already separated. By the time she was turning she was working part-time to support her mother. However, her mother died in 1992 due to blood pressure.
She has six siblings and she is the firstborn
Nina Turner’s Education
She attended John F. Kennedy High Schoon in Cleveland where she graduated in 1986. After that, she didn’t join college immediately and opted to do a variety of jobs. She Later joined Cuyahoga Community College to acquire an Associate degree in Art. After that, she joined Cleveland State University to complete her degree. In addition, she ended up studying Masters of Arts degree in 1997.
Nina Turner’s Spouse
Currently, she is married to Jeffery Turner, Sr. The two met way back when she was still working at the Payless shoe store. Her husband is a lieutenant in the Ohio National Guard. The two currently reside in Cleveland while her husband works in Washington D.C.
Nina Turner’s Kids
The two lovebirds are blessed with a son by the name of Jeffery Turner Jr.
Nina Turner’s Men’s Health Bill Proposal
In March 2012, Nina brought a bill to regulate men’s reproductive health. This came after the legislature tried to restrict women’s access to contraception and abortion. In her proposed S.B 307, she suggests that before getting a prescription for erectile dysfunction drug, a man would have to get a notarized affidavit signed by a recent sexual partner declaring his impotency consult with a sex therapist, and receive a cardiac stress test. Furthermore, she outlined that the proposal will be the same as the one male legislator restricted women reproductive health.
She further cited that even FDA recommend doctors to make sure that the assessment is well taken and the nature of the symptoms whether it’s physical or psychological. Moreover, she went ahead and stated that she was more concerned about men’s health the same way male legislature was concerned about the health of women. However, Turner said the proposal was not meant to be passed but to bring attention to similar bills targeting the women
Nina Turner’s Custody against Custody Law
In January 2014, Turner tried to make an unsuccessful effort to change rape laws in Ohio. Laws that were going to permit visiting and detaining men who give birth to children by rape or sexual abuse of women or girls. Her aim was to protect victims/survivors and children who have survived rape, and children conceived as a result of rape, by preventing the granting of parental rights to rapists who have given birth to their children.
However, she cited it can be difficult for people to think that someone wants parental rights over a child conceived because of rape, even if it happens. Together with Democrat Charlena Tavares, they presented the SB-171. This was going to allows the rape victim to file a court order suspending the attacker’s parental rights. As a result of this SB-171, a mother will be allowed to place her adopted child as an adopted child without requiring the attacker’s consent. However, the bill was closed in the senate.
Secretary of State election
She announced her candidacy for Ohio Secretay of State on July 1, 2013. She was competing against John Husted a Republic Member. In addition, Bill Clinton was supporting her candidacy. However, Turner lost to John where she garnered 35% and on the other hand, John had 60%
Turner’s support for the 2016 presidential campaign
In the 2016 presidential election, Turner initially was supported Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. However, she later shifted her support to Bernie Sanders. After Clinton won the nomination, Turner was invited by Jill Stein to become the Green Party Vice Presidential candidate, however, she declined the offer citing that, Democratic Party was Worth fighting for.
Nina Turner’s Revolution
In 2016, Turner became the president and public face of Our Revolution, a progressive political action organization that was formed by Senator Bernie Sanders for his 2016 presidential campaign. Additionally, in December 2016, she worked as a member of the DNC Unit Reform Commission in Washington DC, where she was examining whether there was a need to reform the caucus process in the wake of the 2016 election.
According to a 2018 May Politico review, Our Revolution had become “hectic” and “messy” a year after her leadership. There has been infighting in the group, as Sanders board members and presidential delegates in 2016 questioned Turner’s actions and motives. One of Turner’s hires for a senior position was Tezlyn Figaro, who appeared often on Fox News to praise Trump and made anti-immigration remarks.
Bernie Sanders 2020 Presidential Campaign.
She was named as the co-chair of the Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign on February 21, 2019. In support of the candidate, she has appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews, Meet the Press, Politics Country, and other shows. On CNN’s State of the Union, she promised to support Sanders.
Turner attacked eventual candidate Joe Biden during the race, compared voting for him to “eating a bowl of feces” a few weeks before the 2020 Democratic National Convention. In September 2020, Nina started the public affairs firm Amare Public Affairs where she partnered with Mercury Public Affairs. However, that December, it was reported that she was considering taking part in the race for 11th place in Ohio.
On December 9, 2020, Turner submitted documentation to register a committee under the name “Nina for Us” with the Federal Election Commission. On December 10, Fudge’s appointment was made official; five days later, Turner announced his candidacy in the special election for Ohio’s 11th Congressional District.
Nina Turner’s Hights
Her height and measurement are not available at the moment but we will update as soon are updated in the public domain
Nina Turner’s Net Worth
Turner has managed to keep his earning and net worth private.
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