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In a 4-3 decision issued on January 12, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled the state House and Senate district maps drawn by Ohio Redistricting Commission are unconstitutional gerrymandering, giving Republicans a 62-37 advantage in the House and 23-10 advantage in […]

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Emilia Sykes, Minority Leader in the Ohio House, announced she will resign her leadership position at the end of December. Sykes stated she is considering any and all options to continue to serve her community and will announce a decision […]

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Mike Carey is projected to succeed former Rep. Steve Stivers and fill the vacant seat in U.S. House District 15. Carey, a coal lobbyist backed by former President Donald Trump, is projected to defeat Democrat Allison Russo by 16 percentage […]

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Shontel Brown - By: hm sheehan

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Council Rep. Shontel Brown will succeed former Rep. Marcia Fudge and fill the vacant seat in U.S. House District 11. Brown, a Democrat, soundly defeated Republican Laverne Gore by over 57 percentage points.

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Cincinnati Skyline - by Mr. RNGAndreson

Aftab Pureval defeated City Councilman David Mann to become the first Asian Pacific mayor in Cincinnati’s city history and the only one in the Midwest. Pureval, a former refugee from New Delhi, is currently the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts.

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Cleveland City Hall - By: Erik Drost

Justin Bibb, a nonprofit executive, will be the next mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Bibb defeated Cleveland City Council President Kevin Kelley by 26 percentage points to become the city’s second-youngest mayor.

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Cincinnati City Hall - EEJCC

Cincinnati City Council voted unanimously to approve two ordinances addressing corruption in city government. Ordinance 0415-2021 prohibits City Council members from soliciting campaign contributions from developers who have an interest in any ordinance before the council. The ordinance will be […]

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Cuyahoga County Courthouse - by Mikerussell

Ohio’s Eighth District Court of Appeals Judge Larry A. Jones Sr. died unexpectedly on October 7, the third sitting judge in Cuyahoga County to die in nine days. Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Nancy McDonnell died September 28 and […]

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Cleveland City Hall - By: Erik Drost

Justin Bibb, a nonprofit executive, and City Council President Kevin Kelley will square off in Cleveland, Ohio’s mayoral general election this November after receiving the most primary votes out of a field of seven candidates. The winner will replace Frank […]

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Cleveland City Hall - By: Erik Drost

Cleveland City Council adopted rule changes at the August 18 meeting to allow public comment at regular council meetings beginning at the September 20 Meeting. The new rules make public comments the fifth item in the order of business at council […]

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Mike Carey, a coal lobbyist backed by former President Donald Trump, won the Republican primary to succeed former Rep. Steve Stivers over 10 other candidates for the Ohio Congressional District 15 seat. Carey will face Democratic state Rep. Allison Russo, […]

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Cuyahoga County Council member Shontel Brown defeated former state Sen. Nina Turner in Tuesday’s Democratic primary for Ohio Congressional District 11 to succeed former Rep. Marcia Fudge. Brown will be on the ballot on Nov. 2 with Laverne Gore, the […]

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Cleveland City Hall - By: Erik Drost

Cleveland City Council is drafting legislation to change the council’s meeting rules to create a public comment period. Currently, the public is only allowed to speak at committee meetings at the discretion of the committee chairs. Members of the public […]

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Ohio State Rep. Mark Fraizer and Rep. Brian Stewart filed a resolution to expel Rep. Larry Householder from the House of Representatives. Lawmakers voted unanimously to remove Householder from his position as House speaker in July 2020, though he retained […]

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