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Andrew Ginther Biography, Career, Age, Height, Weight, and Net Worth.
Who Is Andrew Ginther?
Andrew Ginther is an American politician, serving as the 53rd mayor of Columbus, Ohio, and the 48th person to serve in that office. In addition, he also served as President of the Columbus City Council from 2011 until 2015. Moreover, he is a member of the Democratic Party.
Ginther started his career working as a legislative aide to Ohio state Senator Dan Brady. After that, he began working as a coordinator of violence prevention programs for the local nonprofit organization Strategies Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE).
Ginther declared his bid to run for a seat on the Columbus Board of Education in 1999. However, being his first time he lost his seat. After that, he started working on the congressional campaign of then-City Councilmember Maryellen O’Shaughnessy for Ohio’s 12th congressional district in 2000. Moreover, during her unsuccessful congressional campaign, he served as her primary fundraiser. In 2001, he received his second
After failing to secure a seat in 1999. In 2001 he run a successful campaign. Having won the election he served on the school board for two terms as he was re-elected in 2005. Moreover, he also spent ten years as a community outreach coordinator for Triumph Communications, a central Ohio firm that specializes in public relations and political campaign administration.
2007 to 2015
Ginther was appointed to the Columbus City Council to fill an unexpired term after the resignation of Matt Habash in February 2007. After completing Matt’s term, he was elected to a new full term as a member of the City Council in November 2007. After that, he was re-elected as a member in 2009.
In addition, on January 3, 2011, Andrew was appointed to take over from Michael C. Mentel as Council president. Having taken the position he became the youngest City Council president in the history of Columbus at age of 35.
Furthermore, in 2011 Ginther accepted a new position as vice president of Community Affairs and Outreach for the nonprofit Children’s Hunger Alliance. He remained City Council president through the end of 2015.
Serving As Mayor?
Ginther and fellow Democrat Zach Scott, the former Franklin County, Ohio Sheriff, were appointed by Columbus voters in a primary election in March 2015 to run in the November 2015 general election to succeed retiring Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D). Ginther beat Scott with 59% of the vote in the general election on November 3, 2015.
Ginther was re-elected mayor of Columbus uncontested in 2019. He proposed plans to enhance the city’s Sullivant Avenue corridor in Franklinton and the Hilltop in his State of the City speech in February 2020.
How Old Is Andrew Ginther?
He was born on April 27, 1975, and currently, he is aged
Andrew Ginther Family
Who Are His Parents?
He was born in Riverside Hospital in Columbus to Norma Ginther and Jeffrey Ginther. His mother worked as a social worker while his father was an attorney specializing in adaptation and foster law.
Does He Have Siblings?
He has three siblings, in a family of four children.
Andrew Ginther Education
He graduated from Whetstone High School. After that, he attended Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, where he earned a BA in Political Science in 1997. As part of Earlham’s foreign study program, Ginther traveled to Northern Ireland to study peace and conflict resolution at the University of Ulster and Queen’s College.
Andrew Ginther Wife
He is happily married to Shannon Ginther and currently, they reside in The Knolls.
Andrew Ginther’s Kids
Currently, he has not yet revealed any information about his kids, in case of any information, we will update it as soon as possible.
Andrew Ginther Height/Measurement
Ginther has not yet disclosed his height weight and body measurement.
Andrew Ginther’s Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $ 2 million.
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