1985 Cleveland mayoral election

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Cleveland mayoral election, 1985
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Candidate George Voinovich Gary Kucinich
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 82,840 32,185
Percentage 72.02% 27.98%

Mayor before election

George Voinovich
Republican

Elected Mayor

George Voinovich
Republican

The 1985 Cleveland mayoral election took place on November 5, 1985, to elect the Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. The election was officially nonpartisan, with the top two candidates from the October 1 primary advancing to the general election.

Voinovich's top opponent was council member Gary Kucinich, brother of former mayor Dennis Kucinich.

Primary election[edit]

Primary election results[1]
Candidate Votes %
George Voinovich (incumbent) 33,364 63.61%
Gary Kucinich 13,385 25.52%
James W. Barrett 5,143 9.81%
Henry Scheer 561 1.07%
Total votes 52,453

General election[edit]

Cleveland mayoral election, 1985[2]
Candidate Votes %
George Voinovich (incumbent) 82,840 72.02%
Gary Kucinich 32,185 27.98%
Total votes 115,025

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RaceID=557019". Our Campaigns. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  2. ^ "RaceID=281892". Our Campaigns. Retrieved May 9, 2019.