Liz Brown

"Columbus is a vibrant and growing city with a tremendous future ahead. But we have real work to do to break down the barriers of poverty and build up working- and middle-class families. If elected, I will use my experience in job creation and nonprofit service to fight for broad-based economic prosperity that works for every neighborhood, every small business, and every citizen in this great community."

-Elizabeth Brown

Born in the Berwick neighborhood of Columbus, Elizabeth Brown has the experience and know-how to help our city face the challenges ahead.

As a manager in the City of Columbus' economic development division, Elizabeth collaborated with local businesses to add jobs and encourage new businesses to move to Columbus. Her work also supported the passage of legislation that led to hundreds of new jobs in the city of Columbus. Elizabeth is a graduate of the City Year AmeriCorps program, where she worked with middle school students to improve literacy and implement service-learning projects. Volunteer and board member for the YWCA, she is an active member of the community, along with her husband, Patrick.

As a member of City Council, Elizabeth will use her experience in job creation and nonprofit service to help every neighborhood, every small business, and every resident.

In the News

Councilmember Brown: Why I am working for paid family leave

I am one of the millions of workers in the United States without paid family leave. Like so many others, I didn’t know this or the hard truth about access to paid leave in this country until my own family depended on it. But unlike many others, I’m also an elected official – and I want to change paid leave laws in this country. Read More…

Letter to the Editor: Students should support Brown, Stinziano and Ginther in Nov. 3 election

After reading about the candidates running for city council and learning about what they hope to accomplish, there are some key candidates that stand out to me. The first is Elizabeth Brown, whose vision is to build strong neighborhoods, create more jobs and fight poverty. Read more…

Local Government Insider: Columbus council candidate on trail after pause to give birth

Things have been moving at warp speed for Columbus City Council candidate Elizabeth Brown. In the past three months, the Democrat and daughter of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has quit her job to run for public office, moved into a new house, and—on Saturday—gave birth to her first child. Read more…

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