Sandra Williams

Ohio
State Senate, District 21
Type of Seat: 
Open Seat
Year: 
2014
Status: 
Running
Woman Candidate: 
Woman Candidate
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
Person of Color
Under 35: 
No
Sandra Williams is running for election to the Ohio State Senate in District 21. Sandra currently serves as an Ohio State Representative for the 11th district. She is currently serving her fourth and final term under term limits. 
 
Sandra currently serves as President of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus. As President, she established a scholarship fund for the organization focused on increasing African‐American access to higher education. 
 
As a State Representative, Sandra led initiatives to expand job training opportunities for Ohioans transitioning into new fields, development and passage of initiatives that revise criminal sentencing and re‐entry laws that removed significant barriers to employment. 
 
Sandra grew up in Cleveland as the daughter of a UAW autoworker. She served in the United States Army Reserve and was honorably discharged in 1995.