1. Nickie J. Antonio proudly serves as the  State Representative for Ohio House District 13 (Lakewood, and portions of Cleveland Wards 3, 11, 14, 15 and Linndale).  Now in her third term, she was elected to Leadership and serves as the House  Democratic Whip. She was first  elected to this office in the November, 2010 Election following 5 years of service as a Lakewood City Council member (at-Large).  She also serves as the Ranking Minority Member of the Health and Aging Committee,  the Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee, is a member of  the House Committee of Finance and Appropriations and HHS subcommittee and serves on the Rules and Reference Committee.  She has also served on  the Prescription Drug and Opioid Task force, Health Opioid Subcommittee, 21st Century Manufacturing Task Force and the Legislative Committee on Public Health Futures and Education and Commerce and Labor Committees. Antonio is the former  Chair for the Ohio House Democratic Women’s  Caucus, and is a member of the Ohio House Progressive Caucus of Legislators, and is the State Coordinator for the Women’s Legislative Lobby.  Nickie won her race for re-election in 2014 by receiving 73% of the vote. She and her partner of 21+ years, Jean Kosmac were recently married and reside in Lakewood. They have raised two amazing daughters Ariel and Stacey of whom they are very proud.



Please Join

Nanette Lepore & Robert Savage

Ohio State Representative Michele Lepore Hagan & Robert Hagan

Steve Buscemi & Jo Andres, John Slattery & Talia Balsam

Kate Mulgrew, Aida Turturro, Patricia Clarkson

Invite you to

Win Ohio . . . Win The Future Cocktail reception for the

The Ohio House Democratic Caucus

Honoring Special Guests

Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Ted Strickland

Ohio House Minority Leader Fred Strahorn

Ohio House Minority Whip Nickie J. Antonio

Ohio Democratic Party Chair David Pepper

Thursday, September 15th ~ 6:00pm – 9:00pm

At the New York Residence of

Nanette Lepore & Robert Savage

Address provided upon RSVP

$1,000 Host ~ $500 Supporter ~ $250 Friend

Checks can be made payable to:

“Friends of Nickie J. Antonio”, 1305 Belle Ave. Lakewood, Oh 44107

click donate button at the top right

RSVP to: Renee Schaeffer (773) 895-4713 or rschaeffer@ohiodems.org


*Nanette Lepore is also known for working with New York policy makers to help save jobs in the New York Garment District through the Save the Garment Center campaign. In 2012 she guest-starred as a judge on Project Runway All Stars.




















Thank You to everyone who supported the events!

Barney Frank in Lakewood, Ohio!

Thank You Co-chairs!!!!

Wally Lanci, Michelle Tomallo & Micki Tubbs,

In Support of

 Minority Whip and State Representative 

Nickie J. Antonio


Sunday, MARCH 6, 2016

At the Home of Nadine Hopwood Feighan

15410 Edgewater Drive, Lakewood, Ohio 44107 


Thanks so much to our Host Committee: 

Hon. Armond & Amy Budish, Hon.Lee Fisher, Hon.Edward Feighan

Wally Lanci, Michelle Tomallo & Micki Tubbs,

Michael Wager  

And Thanks to Our Sponsors:

VIP Reception Sponsors 

Marcia Levine

Bob Sferra

General Reception Sponsors 

Anne Bloomberg

Janet Carlisle

Cleveland Stonewall Democrats

Debra Hirshberg

Hon. Dan O’Malley

Medical Mutual

Henry Ng

Pipe Fitters Local 120

Albert Ratner

Sheet Metal Workers

Todd J. Saporito

Roger Sheve

Michael Wojtanowski



Barney Frank In Cincinnati

     Thank You Ryan Messer & James Musuraca-Messer!


Your contribution of $50 (or $100 for those filing jointly) may qualify you for the Ohio political contribution tax credit

paid for by friends of Nickie J. Antonio, 1305 Belle Ave. Lakewood, Oh 44107