Doug Franklin (Democrat)

Running for
ResidenceWarren, OH
EducationGraduate of Warren Western Reserve High School Graduate of Kent State University with a BA in political Science/American Government
EmployerCity of Warren
Director of Public Service and Safety
Family3 sons
Family in office?none
Time in areamy whole life
Reasons for runningI believe I have the expericence and qualifications necessary to lead our city in the years ahead. I have dedicated my entire adult life to public service, and I have a strong sense of community. I believe in the citizens of Warren.
Priorities Safety, and affordable delivery of quality city services.
Job retention and creation.
Neighborhood redevelopment.
QualificationsI have 14 years of legislative experience in city government and 7 1/2 years administrative experience in city government.
Positions on the issues Given the fact that the country, state, county and city is facing the worst economic times in recent history, it is imperative that the city be both creative and innovative in finding new ways to solve old problems.
Offices Sought none
Offices Held 4th ward councilmember 1990-1992
Councilmember at large 1993-1999
President of Council 2000-2004
Director of Public Service and Safety
2004 to present