RUNNING TO STRENGTHEN
December 13, 2021 - WVXU
Christopher Smitherman files to run for Hamilton Co. commission as an Independent
Outgoing Cincinnati Council Member Christopher Smitherman is officially running for Hamilton County commissioner next year. The Board of Elections has verified enough signatures on Smitherman's petitions to allow him on the ballot.
Smitherman will run against Democrat Stephanie Summerow Dumas, the only commissioner up for re-election next year.
July 9 2021 - Fox19 Now
Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman will run as an independent for Hamilton County commissioner
CINCINNATI (Cincinnati Enquirer) - After the past 10 years on Cincinnati City Council, Cincinnati’s Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman now wants to represent all of Hamilton County, according to our media partners at the Cincinnati Enquirer.
July 5, 2021 - Cincinnati.com
'Know where their babies are': Smitherman wants parents in on shooting conversation
Cincinnati police officers were already trying to move a crowd of hundreds of youths out of Smale Riverfront Park when gunfire erupted killing two people and injuring three others, said Christopher Smitherman, vice mayor and chair of city council's law and public safety committee.
Smitherman said council has worked to supply officers with more equipment to help save lives in the past year.
Christopher is a lifelong resident of Hamilton County. He grew up here, started a family here, and he's opened a business here. Christopher knows what it means to love our region. He'll fight everyday to make Hamilton County a success for all residents.