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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison to join Congressional candidate Nina Turner for Get-Out-The-Vote week in Cleveland as will activists and faith leaders who will participate in a "Souls To The Polls" march to the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

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CLEVELAND, OHIO – U.S. congressional candidate Nina Turner has announced that she will be hosting a series of Get-Out-The-Vote (GOTV) events during the final week of early voting leading up to the May 3 primary election, including a "Souls to the Polls" event on Sun, May 1 with faith leaders and events Saturday with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison that will begin with a community breakfast with Ellison. TO RSVP FOR THE BREAKFAST WITH MINNESOTA ATTORNEY GENERAL KEITH ELLISON CLICK HERE AND READ FURTHER BELOW FOR SPECIFICS ON EACH GOTV EVENT WITH TURNER THIS WEEK. OTHER EVENTS BELOW ALLOW FOR RSVP BUT IT IS NOT REQUIRED FOR ATTENDANCE

The campaign will feature themed events with local activist groups such as the Progressive Caucus, unions such as SEIU, and ethic groups, including progressive Blacks, Latinos and others that have supported the campaign. Turner will vote for herself in the primary on Sat., Aug. 30. at noon at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections on Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland.

"We are excited to get out the vote and we ask people to please join us at the get-out-the vote events this week and to vote early or vote on May 3," said Kara Turrentine, campaign manager for the Turner for Congress campaign.

A former Cleveland councilwoman and former Ohio senator, Turner was the surrogate for U.S. Sen Bernie Sanders' 2016 and 2020 campaigns for president, and he has endorsed her in this current race to win a seat in Congress.

Ohio's largely Black 11th congressional district includes Cleveland and several of its eastern suburbs of Cuyahoga County, a county that is roughly 29 percent Black and is a Democratic stronghold.

The weekend will be marked by a number of GOTV events that are listed below and that begin on Thurs. April, 28 and end on Sun., May 1 with the Souls to the (Board of Elections) Polls caravan led by faith leaders.

Thursday, April 28, 2022-5:00 PM: Cleveland Stonewall Democrats Host LGBTQIA+ GOTV for Nina  RSVP HERE

As an ally and a long time supporter of the LGBTQIA+ community, Nina Turner has  earned the endorsement of the The Cleveland Stonewall Democrats. Members of the LGBTQIA+ community are encouraged to vote in solidarity at the polls to optimize the early vote. There will be food, music, and entertainment..

Location: 2921 Prospect Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Friday, April 29, 2022-3:00 PM:  People United for Nina RSVP HERE

Please join the diverse communities across the district on Friday, April 29 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM as we march to the Board of Elections to vote for U.S. Congressional Candidate Nina Turner. Remarks will be at 3pm.

Location: 2921 Prospect Ave Cleveland, Ohio 4411

Saturday, April 30, 2022-12:00 NOON VOTE WITH NINA RSVP HERE


Join Nina Turner and Special Guest Attorney General Keith Ellison for a GOTV Breakfast

Location: La Villa Conference and Banquet Center, 11500 Brookpark Rd, Cleveland, OH 44130

12:00 pm-Nina Turner will vote early in the May 3 primary at 12:00 noon. Join Nina Turner for Congress and vote early with Nina Turner. Refreshments will be provided.

Location: 2921 Prospect Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44115

12:00 PM: SEIU 1199 hosts Working Families for Nina GOTV  RSVP HERE

Nina Turner is  an unapologetic champion for working families. Corporations are trying to block the very values we hold and Nina Turner is the only one standing in their way. We invite all union members of SEIU and all union members and working families across greater Cleveland to join Nina Turner, the true champion for working people to vote early.

Location: 2921 Prospect Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44115

1:00 PM: Progressives for Nina  RSVP HERE.

Please join our allies from Our Revolution, Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus, Cleveland DSA, Cleveland Sunrise, Case Western Reserve Sunrise and all Progressive across greater Cleveland to vote early for Nina Turner! Nina Turner is the only progressive in the race and a true champion for a Living Wage, Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. We are gathering at 1pm near the Board of Elections for food, music and voting.

Location: 2921 Prospect Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44115

2:00 PM: Latinos Con Nina  RSVP HERE

Join the Nina Turner campaign and local Latino movement leaders for a parrillada at the polls! We're firing up the grill and firing up nuestra gente for Nina Turner! Join us at 2921 Prospect Ave for food and mingling, followed by a short walk to the Board of Elections to cast our ballots for Nina! Adelante!

Location: 2921 Prospect Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Sunday, May 1 , 2022-3:00 PM: Souls to the Polls for Nina Turner RSVP HERE.

Faith Leaders for Nina is hosting a Souls to the Polls event to encourage the community to vote early for Nina Turner. After worship please join us in solidarity to send a real champion of the people to Congress.

Location: 2921 Prospect Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44115


Candidate's semi bio: Nina Turner is a former Cleveland councilwoman and former state senator for Ohio's 25th district. She co-chaired the Ohio Task Force on Community-Police Relations after which she served as the chair of engagement for the Ohio Democratic Party and focused on building Party infrastructure and support for Democrats across the state. Turner is nationally known for her work championing progressive values such as a $15 an hour living wage, Medicare for All and expanded public education from pre-kindergarten to college during the Bernie Sanders presidential campaigns of 2016 and 2020. The date of the special primary election is May 3, 2022. Learn more about Nina Turner at and, the most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog in Ohio and in the Midwest. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email:

Last Updated on Friday, 29 April 2022 17:24


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The annual11th Congressional District Caucus Parade is Monday, September 2

11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, a Warrensville Heights Democrat who also chairs the Congressional Black Caucus of Blacks in Congress. waives to the crowd last year at the annual 11th Congressional District Caucus Parade.  This year's parade kicks off on Monday, September 2 on Cleveland's east side at 10:00 am from E. 149th Street and Kinsman Road and ends at Luke Easter Park where the picnic will begin. The event will be replete with political speeches and entertainment from various sources, including local musicians and bands. The well-attended caucus parade was initiated by Democrat Louis Stokes, the retired congressman before Fudge, and the tradition was furthered by the late Democratic Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Fudges' predecessor. Stokes was the first Black congressperson from Ohio and Tubbs Jones was the first Black congresswoman from Ohio