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Ex-MLB manager Valentine hints at election irregularities after mayoral loss

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell Former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine conceded in the Stamford, Conn., mayoral race Tuesday evening,  criticizing the media and suggesting that the election was influenced by irregularities. Valentine, the 71-year-old ex-MLB manager and player, lost to Democratic......

Michelle Wu will make history after Annissa Essaibi George concedes in Boston mayoral race, CNN projects

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “From every corner of our city, Boston has spoken. We are ready to meet this moment. We are ready to become a Boston for everyone,” Wu said to a crowd of supporters Tuesday night. “I want to be clear,......

Greimel wins mayoral race in Pontiac, Fournier reelected in Royal Oak

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Tim Greimel received 62% of Tuesday’s votes cast in the race to be Pontiac’s next mayor with more than 100% of precincts counted. Greimel, a former county commissioner and state lawmaker, defeated Alexandria Riley, the city’s former development chief, in......

Bass set to launch Los Angeles mayoral run

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Mayor Eric Garcetti’s looming departure to become ambassador to India — assuming he can win Senate approval — has set off a scramble among Los Angeles politicians. City Councilmember and former state Senate leader Kevin de León recently joined a......

Bibb Dominates in Cleveland Mayoral Primary, Will Have to Fend Off Kelley in November General

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click to enlarge Eric Sandy / Scene Justin Bibb delivers victory remarks at Third Space Action Lab (9/14/21). Tuesday night, the exclamation point that has famously belonged to (and symbolized) Dennis! Kucinich for decades in Cleveland politics has a new and forceful heir. Justin Bibb!, the 34-year-old nonprofit executive, sailed......

Titillating Tidbits: Who Tried to Buy Sandra Williams Out of the Cleveland Mayoral Race? Plus Mario Kart on the Detroit-Superior Bridge

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click to enlarge Sam Allard / Scene State Sen. Sandra Williams formally announces her bid for Cleveland Mayor at the Harvard Community Center, (5/3/21). Our weekly roundup of interesting happenings, minor happenings, stuff you missed, stuff we missed, and assorted fun. -One week out from the 2021 primary election, The......

Titillating Tidbits: Make Your Cleveland Mayoral Primary Voting Plan, Plus Conservative Radio’s Role in the Pandemic

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click to enlarge Sam Allard / Scene Basheer Jones speaks at mayoral forum in Jefferson Park, (7/8/21). Our weekly roundup of interesting happenings, minor happenings, stuff you missed, stuff we missed, and assorted fun. One of the most important elections in Cleveland’s recent history is ten days away. The Cuyahoga......

It’s Justin Bibb vs. Basheer Jones in a Cleveland Mayoral Candidate Verzuz Sunday Night

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click to enlarge Courtesy photo Bibb vs. Basheer, Sunday night Saying that, in his personal opinion, Justin Bibb and Basheer Jones are the only two candidates he would consider in the upcoming election, Dr. R.A. Vernon of The Word Church will host a novel forum this coming Sunday night when......

’Embarrassment of riches’: Boston’s diverse mayoral field creates tough choice for city

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here JP Progressives’ struggle to choose a candidate is indicative of the larger ideological and community divides at play in the Boston mayor’s race as politicians and voters try to whittle down a historically diverse field in which every major candidate......

Seven Enter, Two Leave: A Primer on the 2021 Cleveland Mayoral Primary

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click to enlarge Illustration by John G. It’s a battle royale to emerge from the Cleveland mayoral primary Early voting is underway in the 2021 Cleveland Mayoral election, and the vitality of the summer campaign season has testified to the race’s importance. There’s a reason it feels like mayoral forums......

Early Voting in Cleveland Mayoral Primary Begins Today

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click to enlarge Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Early in-person voting in the 2021 Cleveland mayoral race begins Monday at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections (2925 Euclid Ave.) Primary day is not until Sept. 14, but over the next four weeks, those who prefer to vote early (for whatever......

Duggan wins Detroit mayoral primary; Adams appears to be fall opponent

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan sailed to a Tuesday primary election victory, as former Deputy Mayor Anthony Adams was poised to be the two-term incumbent’s fall opponent.  Duggan had 73% of the vote with a little more than 80% of precincts......

Winners and Losers from Progressive Caucus Mayoral Forum: Mr. Diablo on the Hunt

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Photo: Andrew Wells / Courtesy Ross Dibello Political forums are flourishing in the tangerine glow of the Northeast Ohio moon. Though the official mayoral debates aren’t until August, local voters aren’t hurting for early opportunities to microwave some popcorn and watch the City Hall hopefuls spar before the Sept. 14......

Cleveland Mayoral Candidates Fuzzy on Environmental Issues, But at Least They’re Talking about Them

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Zack Reed wanted to make the city’s department of sustainability as important as the department of public safety. Basheer Jones remarked upon the storms of July. Justin Bibb thought the city’s 90-day “opt-in” recycling program was dumb. Ross DiBello wanted to “attack” car culture. Dennis Kucinich wanted to transform Burke......

NYC Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams wants to curb gun violence across New York and the U.S.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York City’s Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams told CNBC that dealing with the uptick in gun violence across the U.S. means addressing the nation’s handgun crisis.  “We have ignored the hand gun crisis that is predominantly in black, brown,......

North Shore AFL-CIO Endorses Dennis Kucinich in Cleveland Mayoral Race

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click to enlarge Sam Allard / Scene Dan O’Malley, Executive Secretary of the North Shore AFL-CIO, announces the endorsement of Dennis Kucinich, (7/16/21). The North Shore AFL-CIO, the local labor organization representing more than 80,000 workers and nearly 150 unions in Northeast Ohio, has endorsed Dennis Kucinich in the 2021......

Cleveland Mayoral Primary Debates Scheduled for Aug. 10 and Aug. 17

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click to enlarge Sam Allard / Scene Kevin Kelley speaks at Jefferson Park mayoral forum, (7/8/21). The City Club of Cleveland and Ideastream Public Media are partnering to present two Cleveland mayoral primary debates on back-to-back Tuesdays in August. At 7:30 p.m. on the 10th and 17th, the seven candidates......

Winners and Losers from Mayoral Forum in West Park: Young Bucks vs. Old Farts Edition

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click to enlarge Sam Allard / Scene Basheer Jones speaks at mayoral forum in Jefferson Park, (7/8/21). The sun emerged over Jefferson Park Thursday evening after a brief hard rain to make way for the most exciting event of the 2021 Cleveland mayoral race to date. All seven candidates, now......

The tasks that lie ahead for Eric Adams after winning Democratic mayoral primary

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Post Editorial Board Eric Adams’ much-deserved victory in the Democratic primary for mayor came because he understood what his opponents didn’t: If city residents don’t feel safe, nothing else matters. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics –......

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