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

Minority Whip Nickie J. Antonio

For a Summer Celebration (in place of the Pick-nick)

With special guests

Minority Leader Fred Strahorn, Assistant Minority Leader Nicholas Celebrezze, Assistant Minority Whip Jack Cera

and Ohio House Colleagues

State Representative Janine Boyd, State Representative Stephanie Howse, State Representative Kent Smith

at Massimo da Milano

1400 West 25th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44113

 Thursday, June 9, 2016 

5pm to 7pm


Sponsors $2,500 ~ Hosts $1,000

Friends $500 ~ Supporters $250

Guests: $50

Please RSVP to Bushra Sheikh

614-360-8708 or

Checks can be mailed to: Friends of Nickie J. Antonio

1305 Belle Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107

Contribute online by going to: and clicking the “Donate” button


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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