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Akron Skyline - by sleepydre

Akron City Council Vice President Jeff Fusco introduced an ordinance to increase contribution limits for city candidates. The ordinance increases contribution limits for individuals giving to mayor and at-large council candidates from $750 to $1,000 per election and increases individual […]

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June 2, 2022  •  

Ohio State Senator Resigns

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Ohio State Sen. Sandra Williams announced her resignation this week to take a position in the public sector two months before the end of her term. Along with resigning from the 21st Senate District seat, Williams has also withdrawn her […]

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Cincinnati Skyline - by Mr. RNGAndreson

Interim City Manager of Cincinnati, Ohio, John Curp, approved rules and regulations for the solicitation ban passed by City Council last year. Ordinance 0415-2021 prohibits councilmembers from soliciting campaign contributions from developers who have an interest before council, created the […]

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Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued a directive instructing all boards of elections in the state to remove the names of candidates for Ohio House, Ohio Senate, and State Central Committee from the May 3 primary ballot, stating that […]

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Cincinnati Skyline - by Mr. RNGAndreson

The Cincinnati City Council voted unanimously to approve the first-ever code of conduct for council members and their staff. All council members and their staff must sign a copy of the code of conduct and file it with the clerk. […]

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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 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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