First-term Beachwood Mayor Martin S. Horwitz and city councilman Justin Berns shared their visions for the future of the city in an hour-long debate hosted by the Cleveland Jewish News Oct. 5.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Monday is the deadline to register to vote in this fall's elections, which include two special congressional elections, a host of local council and school board races and a number of local ballot questions.
First-term University Heights Mayor Michael Dylan Brennan will face three challengers in the Nov. 2 general election in Philip Atkin, Ken Simmons, and city councilwoman Barbara Blankfeld, whose platforms stand in stark contrast both to one another’s and to Brennan’s.
Amanda Kurland has been selected to fill a vacant seat left on the Orange Village Council, following the Sept. 21 resignation of councilman Pradip Kamat, who has served in the role since January 2020.
First-term Beachwood Mayor Martin S. Horwitz faces a challenge from city councilman Justin Berns in the Nov. 2 race that pits two men against each other with long histories in Beachwood and a previous political rivalry.
Barbara Danforth and Cleveland Heights City Council member Kahlil Seren will advance to the Nov. 2 general election in the race for Cleveland Heights’ first elected mayor.
Chris Ronayne will step down as president of University Circle Inc., effective Oct. 1, to run for Cuyahoga County Executive.
Incumbent Marc R. Kotora, and first-time candidates Antonino Machi and Michael Kan are running for the Solon City Council Ward 4 seat in the Sept. 14 primary.
Barbara Danforth, Melody Joy Hart and Kahlil Seren are running to become the first mayor elected in the 100-year history of Cleveland Heights. The city has been operating under a city manager form of government.
Beachwood voters will choose between Mayor Martin S. Horwitz and city councilman Justin Berns to lead the city for the next four years in the Nov. 2 general election.
Shontel Brown credits Jewish voters, particularly in Beachwood, with helping her to defeat Nina Turner and other candidates Aug. 3 to be the Democratic nominee for Ohio’s 11th Congressional District.
Special Democratic and Republican primary elections are being held Aug. 3 for the 11th Congressional District seat left vacant when Marcia Fudge was appointed secretary of U.S. Housing and Urban Development by President Joe Biden.
COLUMBUS — Cuyahoga County Council member Shontel Brown pulled out a victory for the Democratic establishment in Cleveland, while Mike Carey, a coal lobbyist backed by former President Donald Trump, beat a bevy of Republicans in central Ohio, in a pair of primary elections for open House sea…
Special Democratic and Republican primary elections will be held Aug. 3 for the 11th Congressional District seat left vacant when Marcia Fudge was appointed secretary of U.S. Housing and Urban Development by President Joe Biden.
• The Cleveland Jewish News will accept election-related letters for the 11th Congressional District primary through NOON on Monday, July 12 for consideration for the Friday, July 16 edition. No election-related letter received after the deadline will be printed, except for letters that rebu…
The filing deadline for those interested in having their name on the ballot for the Aug. 3 primary to fill the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Warrensville Heights, was May 5.
Pepper Pike voters approved an issue to rezone a portion of Park Synagogue East’s property on Shaker Boulevard and Brainard Road in a May 4 special election, allowing the synagogue to move forward with a 10,000-square-foot expansion and community nature trail project.
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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.