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Sherrod Brown – Senator (OH)
Gabby Giffords – Former US Representative (AZ)
Aftab Pureval – Hamilton County Clerk of Courts
Yvette Simpson – Former President Pro-Tem, Cincinnati City Council, CEO, Democracy for America, ABC News Political Contributor, Of Counsel, Ulmer & Berne, LLP
P.G. Sittenfeld – Council Member, City of Cincinnati
Chris Seelbach – Council Member, City of Cincinnati
Greg Landsman – Council Member, City of Cincinnati
Catherine Ingram – State Representative
Roxanne Qualls – Former Mayor, City of Cincinnati
Iris Roley – Community Activist
Laverne Mitchell – Council Member, Lincoln Heights
Jill Schiller – Candidate for Hamilton County Treasurer
Eve Bolton – Board Member, Cincinnati Board of Education
Pamela Bowers – Board Member, Cincinnati Board of Education
Carolyn Jones – Board Member, Cincinnati Board of Education
Ryan L. Messer – Board Member, Cincinnati Board of Education
Mike Moroski – Board Member, Cincinnati Board of Education
Aharon Brown – City Council Member, Forest Park
James Wolf  – Mayor, Mt. Healthy
Thaddeus Hoffmeister – Mayor, Wyoming
Al Gerhardstein – Civil Rights Attorney
John Cranley – Mayor, City of Cincinnati
Wendell Young – Council Member, City of Cincinnati
Alicia Reece – Candidate, Hamilton County Commissioner
Fanon Rucker – Candidate, Hamilton County Prosecutor
Sedrick Denson – State Representative
Kate Schroder – Congressional Candidate, OH1
Jamie Castle – Congressional Candidate, OH2
Denise Driehaus – President, Hamilton County Commission
David Mann – Council Member, City of Cincinnati
Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney – Council Member, City of Cincinnati
Stephanie Summerow Dumas – Vice President, Hamilton County Commission
Bishop Bobby Hilton
Victoria Parks
– Hamilton County Commissioner
Cecil Thomas – State Senator
Brigid Kelly – State Representative
Dwight Tillery – Former Mayor, City of Cincinnati

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” A famous quote used by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Former Major Charmaine McGuffey’s pledge to voters is to lead the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office toward justice because the arc will bend toward justice only when we work together.


When elected Sheriff of Hamilton County, Charmaine McGuffey is committed to accountability in all areas of the Sheriff’s Office. This includes creating Fiscal accountability and enhancing Community Safety.


Justice reform is a foundation of Charmaine McGuffey’s platform in her campaign for Sheriff of Hamilton County.

Justice Reform = Safer and Stronger Communities
Justice Reform = Taxpayer Savings


While serving as Commander of the Hamilton County Justice Center, Charmaine McGuffey instituted policies and programs to engage and better serve the community, staff, and incarcerated individuals. Charmaine is committed to leading with openness, collaboration, transparency and will strengthen community partnerships.


  • "The residents of Hamilton County deserve safe communities, safe courts, and a safe Jail."
    Charmaine McGuffey
  • "Transparency, accountability, and collaboration are the building blocks upon which sustainable change can occur within our Justice System."
    Charmaine McGuffey

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