Thursday, October 10, 2013

Political Junkie Bites: Ohio 8th District Black Caucus; Rev. Leah Lewis; and more

East Cleveland Board of Education candidates set to debate this Saturday

The Ohio 8th House District Black Caucus is sponsoring a debate among candidates for the East Cleveland school board this Saturday, October 12 from 2:30-4:30PM at the East Cleveland Public Library, 14101 Euclid Ave.

Tiffany Fisher, Abdul Shaheed Jabbaar, Eve Lynn Westbrooks and Juan Wyley II are seeking one of the two seats up for election. Westbrooks is an incumbent.

Call 216.659.4619 for more information.

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Leah Lewis appointed to Highland Hills Council

Rev. Leah C. K. Lewis
The Rev. Leah K. Lewis, former assistant to the pastor for community engagement at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church, was appointed August 1 to fill the seat vacated by former Councilwoman Patricia DeBerry.

Lewis is on the November ballot to complete DeBerry’s unexpired term. Geovona E. Greene is also seeking to wrest the seat from Lewis.

In an odd twist, DeBerry is now running unopposed for a four-year term on council.
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All declared 2014 County Exec candidates in Cleveland Heights tonight

The Heights Democratic Club is having an informational session at 7PM tonight regarding the school and county issues on next month’s ballot. Many of the city council and school board candidates are expected to attend.

The meeting will be held at the Cleveland heights Community Center at the intersection of Mayfield Road and Monticello Boulevard.

Confirmed attendees include all three of the Democrats who have declared their intent to run for County Executive next year: State Senator Shirley Smith, State Rep. Armond Budish, and former county sheriff Bob Reid.

In addition to whatever interpersonal dynamics that trio may trigger, there will be presentations on three ballot issues: the CH-UH school bond issue, and the County Health and Human Services and Cleveland Port Levies.

Twenty-eight days and counting until the polls close.

1 comment:

Dr. Patricia Blochowiak said...

There are TWO seats on the East Cleveland School Board up for election this November.

Dr. Patricia Blochowiak