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General Election ballot will feature a variety of candidates and issues

(Plain Press, October 2017) The upcoming General Election will feature contests for the position of Mayor of Cleveland and all seventeen positions on Cleveland City Council. There are positions in our court system and local and state issues on the ballot as well. Early voting begins on October 11th. The General Election will be held … Continue reading

Primary Election features low voter turnout

(Plain Press, October 2017) Despite the large number of candidates in the Cleveland Mayoral race and some hotly contested City Council races, the majority, of Cleveland’s registered voters, did not vote in the September 12 Primary Election. City-wide, 31,276 voters cast ballots in the Mayoral election representing only 12.35% of the 261,285 registered voters in … Continue reading

Ward 14 candidates answer questions at Community Forum

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, September 2017)     Three out of the five candidates for the Ward 14 City Council seat attended a candidates’ community forum on August 22nd at the W. 58th Street Church of God. The thirty people in attendance were given an opportunity to submit questions to the candidates and listen to their … Continue reading

Cleveland Primary Election set for September 12 – early voting begins August 15th

(Plain Press, September 2017)     The City of Cleveland will have a primary election on September 12th.  Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Early voting began on August 15th. Those wishing to vote early can go to the Board of Elections at 2925 Euclid Avenue. You can visit them online at boe.cuyahogacounty.us … Continue reading

Cleveland Primary Election set for September 12 – early voting begins August 15th

(Plain Press, August 2017)   The City of Cleveland will have a primary election on September 12th.  Early voting begins on August 15th. To get an absentee ballot application you can contact the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections at: http://www.443vote.com or by calling 216-443-3298. Citizens, age 18 and older by the general election date (November 7, … Continue reading

Election 2016 results — turnout varies widely in precincts in Plain Press service area

Election 2016 results – turnout varies widely in precincts in Plain Press service area (Plain Press, December 2016) Voters approved all three issues on the ballot in Cleveland this November. Of the three issues, the half percent hike in the payroll tax won by the smallest margin winning 51.36% to 48.64%, with 64,439 yes votes … Continue reading

Election 2016: Information available to see in advance “What’s On the Ballot”

(Plain Press, October, 2016)       With early voting beginning in Ohio on October 12th, area residents may be ready to check out what is on the ballot. Candidates for president and vice president of the United States are at the top of the ballot this year. There are five sets of presidential and vice presidential candidates … Continue reading

October 2016 Plain Press – PDF

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Board of Zoning Appeals allows Detroit & W. 65th business plans to go forward on condition that owners sign parking agreements

(Plain Press, September 2016)   At the City of Cleveland Board of Zoning Appeals hearing on August 22, Board members had some reservations about allowing variances for two businesses at W. 65th and Detroit asking relief from parking requirements. Board Member Carol Johnson said Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization needs to get a copy of its … Continue reading

ACLU of Ohio and the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections offer registration and voting guidance

(Plain Press, September 2016)   The upcoming November election promises to have a whole array of local and national issues and candidates for voters to weigh in on. Those wishing to vote who have questions about registration or voting can find answers at both the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the Cuyahoga County Board … Continue reading