( Cincinnati ) After formally announcing his intention to resign from Cincinnati City Council on Tuesday, Cecil Thomas will step down on Wednesday. Thomas intends to run for the state senate seat being vacated by Eric Kearney in 2014. Kearney is term limited.
While Thomas cannot directly appoint his wife to the position, council members Wendell Young and Yvette Simpson have agreed to vote for her. Pam Thomas unsuccessfully ran for Clerk of Court in Hamilton County in 2012.