One candidate is running for mayor, five candidates are running for three seats on council, one candidate is running for an unexpired, two-year term on council, and three candidates are running for two seats on the Orange School Board in the Nov. 5 election.
Solon residents will have the opportunity to vote for its representatives in Wards 1, 3, 5 and 7, a proposed charter amendment, two zoning amendments and school board members in the Nov. 5 election.
South Euclid residents will have the opportunity to vote for a mayor, city council members, school board members and a proposed tax levy.
University Square, safety services and the Cedar and Taylor roads area are among the issues University Heights voters will be thinking about on Nov. 5.
With a little over a month left until election day, here’s a look at some of the races in the Nov. 5 election. Questionnaires were emailed to the candidates’ address on record with the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections and are profiled in alphabetical order. Some opted not to return the que…
Cleveland Heights residents will have a choice on the November ballot between keeping the city’s existing council-manager form of government and a government with an elected mayor – a potential change to the way the city has handled business since 1921.
Separating two issues was the charm for voters in the Beachwood School District, who passed Issue 2 on Nov. 6, 3,558 votes (59.3 percent) to 2,442 votes (40.7 percent).
Incumbent Dave Greenspan, R-Westlake, will retain his Ohio House of Representatives 16th District seat for a second term after defeating a challenge from Democrat Cassimir Svigelj of Rocky River in the Nov. 6 election.
Solon’s zoning amendment Issue 110 was defeated 7,965 (70.47 percent) to 3,338 (29.53 percent), according to final, unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.
Incumbent David Leland, D-Columbus, will retain his Ohio House of Representatives 22nd District seat after defeating Republican opponent Doug Moody in the Nov. 6 election.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod C. Brown, D-Cleveland, cemented his position as a liberal in a relatively conservative state Nov. 6, defeating U.S. Rep. James B. Renacci, R-Wadsworth, for a third six-year term representing Ohio in Washington.
Incumbent Sunny Simon will remain in the Cuyahoga County Council District 11 seat, which she ran for unopposed in the Nov. 6 election. She received 36,747 votes.
During his campaign to become Ohio attorney general, Steve Dettelbach talked to “millions of people” throughout the state – including many in the Jewish community.
Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish, a Democrat, defeated Republican opponent Peter Corrigan for a second term in the position in the Nov. 6 election.
Incumbent U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Warrensville Heights, was re-elected to Ohio’s 11th Congressional District seat Nov. 6, defeating Republican opponent Beverly Goldstein and independent write-in candidate James Jerome Bell.
Shaker Heights interim Mayor David E. Weiss defeated Julianna Johnston Senturia in the Shaker Heights mayor’s race, 8,126 to 5,191, according to final, unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.
Casey Weinstein, a Democratic candidate for the 37th District Ohio State Representative seat and a Hudson city councilman, said he and his family were targeted for their religious views via notes left at their door.
Beachwood City Schools is seeking a 5.9-mill operating levy that will raise an estimated $4.3 million to help offset a deficit forecast at $4.6 million in the current operating budget.
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2017 Election Results
WASHINGTON — The big post-Election Day headline is the stunning Democratic sweep in Virginia’s gubernatorial and House elections, coupled with the predicted Democratic win of the governor’s mansion in New Jersey.
Incumbents Jason Stein, Michael Ungar and Melissa Yasinow were elected to serve on Cleveland Heights City Council Nov. 7 along with Mayor Cheryl Stephens. The four incumbents ran against newcomer Tas Nadas and write-in candidate Ray Douglas Wilson.
Incumbent South Euclid City Councilwoman Jane Goodman was re-elected Nov. 7, defeating challenger Lisa Longino. According to final, unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Goodman won 659 to 333, taking 66.4 percent of the vote to Longino’s 33.6 percent.
Incumbent Orange Village Board of Education member Jeff Leikin was re-elected and Deborah L. Kamat and Rebecca A. Boyle were elected for their first term to the board of education Nov. 7.
Mark Wiseman was re-elected to University Heights City Council at large Nov. 7, according to final, unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.
Incumbents Robert P. Freed, Richard A. Leskovec, Jim Juliano and Scott Newell all will remain on Pepper Pike City Council for another term as the four candidates ran for four seats.
Rob Zimmerman will serve a fourth term on Shaker Heights City Council according to final, unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Nov. 7.
Election Day likely signaled the beginning of a new era in Beachwood. At the end of the night on Nov. 7, City Council President Martin S. Horwitz had received more votes than incumbent Mayor Merle S. Gorden, who has served in that role since 1995.
Michael Dylan Brennan, an attorney who has never held elected office before, in a close race defeated Mayor Susan K. Infeld in University Heights on Nov. 7.
Melvin Jacobs’ time on Beachwood City Council is coming to an end after newcomer Eric K. Synenberg won his first four-year term and incumbents Alec Isaacson and James Pasch earned re-election on Nov. 7.