Paula Brooks

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott was unseated in Tuesday's primary, less than six months after losing to another Democrat in Columbus' Mayoral contest.

Former Columbus City Council President Mike Mentel has dropped out of the March Democratic primary for Franklin County Commissioner.

City of Columbus

Former Columbus City Council Member Mike Mentel has filed the paperwork to run for the Franklin County Commission seat held by fellow Democrat Paula Brooks.

President Obama earlier this month appointed Franklin County Commissioner Paula Brooks to the 26-member Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience.