Andy Black

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February 26, 2020

Westsiders for Andy Black: Matt Wahlert Announced as Coalition Chairman
Matt Wahlert is a Colerain Township Trustee and a well known community activist that was heavily involved in the sale tax petition effort in 2018 and 2019. Matt will be organizing a coalition of residents that reside on the Westside in order to support Andy Black in his campaign for County Commissioner!

February 25, 2020

Eastsiders for Andy Black: Josh Gerth Announced as Coalition Chairman
Josh Gerth is an Anderson Township Trustee, which is one of the biggest local communities in Hamilton County. Josh will be organizing a coalition of residents that reside on the Eastside in order to support Andy Black in his campaign for County Commissioner!

February 6, 2020

Opinion: Hamilton County Voters Know Something Needs to Change
Read Andy Black's latest op ed in the Cincinnati Enquirer about the changes that need to be made on the County Commission by clicking here.

March 4, 2020

Moms for Andy Black: Katie Buchmann Announced as Coalition Chairman
Katie Buchmann is an Eastside mom and community leader. Katie will be organizing moms all around Hamilton County in order to support Andy Black in his campaign for County Commissioner in order to provide the leadership that will provide the change necessary to help our families!

March 2, 2020

Andy Black Calls on Councilwoman Tamaya Dennard to Resign
After her arrest for supposedly selling her votes for money on Cincinnati City Council, Andy Black joined a chorus of elected officials on both sides of the aisle in calling for Tamaya Dennard to resign immediately from Cincinnati City Council.

February 12, 2020

Women for Andy Black: Nancy Aichholz Announced as Coalition Chairwoman
Nancy Aichholz is a local small businesswoman, entrepreneur, and community activist. Nancy will be leading a coalition of women across Hamilton County to support Andy Black in his campaign for County Commissioner!

February 4, 2020

Black Campaign Announces Over $200,000 raised in 2019
In a display of unified support from people across Hamilton County, Andy Black and his campaign was able to raise over $200,000 in 2019. This places the Black campaign in a strong position as we move closer to the November election. 

January 7, 2020

Black Talks Budget on 55KRC

Andy Black joined Brian Thomas to discuss his plans for 2020 and how he plans to tackle the out of control county budget. Click here to listen.

November 18, 2019

Black Talks with Ken Broo on 700 WLW

Andy Black chatted with Ken Broo about the Commissioner's decision to unilaterally extend the sales tax without a vote of the people. Click here to listen.

November 9, 2019

Black Demands Details on $40 Million Tax Increase

The Hamilton County Commissioners raised the sales tax by $40 million to fill a $20 million budget - what is the other $20 million for? Andy Black demands answers.

November 5, 2019

Andy Black Treks Across County to Gather Petition Signatures and Support Local GOP Candidates on Election Day 2019

From Colerain Township, to Green Township, Montgomery, Springfield Township, and Loveland, Andy Black traveled to multiple polling locations across the county on Election Day 2019. He stopped along the way to chat with Brian Thomas. Listen here.

October 31, 2019

Black Provides Sales Tax Petition Update

Click here to listen to Andy Black's update on the sales tax petition on 55krc.

October 21, 2019

Andy Black Hosts Press Conference as Chairman of the We Demand a Vote Effort
Following the decision to unilaterally extend the sales tax that was scheduled to sunset without a vote of the people, Andy Black announced that he will be leading a grassroots effort to give the voters a choice on how they're taxed in a press conference at the Hamilton County Republican Party. Listen here as he details the rollout.

October 4, 2019

All Options on the Table: Look at Selling Paul Brown Stadium

During Andy Black's interview with Brian Thomas, he made it clear that all options need to be on the table to solve our county's fiscal problems. Black proposed that this should include the possibility of selling Paul Brown Stadium. Listen here.

October 3, 2019

Andy Black Interviews with Brian Thomas

In his first radio interview of the campaign, Andy black sat down with 55KRC host Brian Thomas to discuss the issues facing Hamilton County. You can listen to his interview by clicking here.

January 8, 2020

Congressman Brad Wenstrup Endorses Andy Black
Congressman Brad Wenstrup, who represents the 2nd Congressional District and the Eastern half of Hamilton County, formally endorsed Andy Black in his campaign for Hamilton County Commissioner.

November 12, 2019

Sales Tax Petition Effort a Success on Many Fronts

Here is a statement from Andy Black about the sales tax petition effort:

On the news that we will not be reaching the required number of signatures to place the sales tax extension on the ballot: The Commissioners chose to implement this tax prior to receiving final recommendations from the CBC financial review and after only holding a few last minute public information sessions. Our team went out and literally talked to thousands of Hamilton County residents — we did far more when it came to listening to constituents than the Commissioners have ever attempted to accomplish. For that, I’m proud.

We generated a conversation that has posed a lot of critical questions for our county. Questions that we will continue to push until we get answers from the Commissioners. They have yet to explain why they implemented a $40 million tax when they are trying to fill a $20 million budget hole — where is the other $20 million going? We all deserve to know.

I want to thank the dozens of volunteers that dedicated their time to collecting signatures for this effort. You have done a great service to the County by weathering rain and cold to give the voters a voice. We did our duty by standing by our principles. Thank you!"

October 22, 2019

Sales Tax Petition Effort in Full Swing
Andy Black spoke with Fox 19 about the We Demand a Vote press conference at the Hamilton County Republican Party and the effort to give the voters a choice on how they're taxed. Watch here.

October 9, 2019

Black Appears on 700 WLW

On Tuesday night, Andy Black talked to radio host Gary Jeff Walker about his campaign for County Commissioner, the issues impacting the county, and what 2020 will look like for Republicans. You can listen by clicking here and fast forwarding to the 67 minute mark.

August 15, 2019

Andy Black Launches Campaign for Hamilton County Commissioner


On Thursday, Andy Black officially announced that he would be running as a Republican for Hamilton County Commissioner in 2020. With a background in public service and business, Andy is well positioned to serve the citizens of Hamilton County in a way that is severely lacking with the current Commissioners.


"We need fiscally responsible leadership in County government, not a consistent culture of tax increases and wasteful spending. Sometimes the right decisions are not easy. They aren't always pleasant. But they're necessary. I'm ready to make the tough choices for the good of the community," Andy Black said upon his announcement. 

With unanimous control of County government, the Democrats have produced nothing but infighting, bickering, and missed opportunities. A voice of reason, Andy Black looks to restore good government practice to Hamilton County.

You can read the Cincinnati Enquirer's article about Andy's announcement by clicking here.