Cleveland mayoral election, 2017

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Cleveland mayoral election, 2017
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Candidate Frank G. Jackson Zack Reed
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 35,506 24,116
Percentage 59.55% 40.45%

Mayor before election

Frank G. Jackson
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Frank G. Jackson
Democratic

The 2017 Cleveland mayoral election took place on November 7, 2017, to elect the Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. The election was officially nonpartisan, with the top two candidates from the September 12 primary election advancing to the general election, regardless of party. Incumbent Democratic Mayor Frank G. Jackson won reelection to a fourth term.

Primary election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Disqualified[edit]

Withdrawn[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Frank Jackson
U.S. Representatives
City Council members
Notable individuals
Labor unions
  • Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council[24]
Organizations
Newspapers
Jeff Johnson
Labor unions
Organizations
  • Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus[28]
Robert Kilo
Organizations
Zack Reed
Notable individuals

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
James
Jerome Bell
Eric
Brewer
Brandon
Chrostowski
Frank
Jackson
Jeff
Johnson
Robert
Kilo
Camry
Kincaid
Tony
Madalone
Bill
Patmon
Zack
Reed
Dyrone
Smith
Undecided
Zogby Analytics August 2–8, 2017 504 ± 4.4% 1% 3% 2% 33% 8% 2% 2% 1% 2% 12% 1% 35%

Results[edit]

Primary election results[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank G. Jackson 12,699 38.74
Democratic Zack Reed 7,195 21.95
Democratic Jeff Johnson 5,042 15.38
Independent Brandon Edwin Chrostowski 3,112 9.49
Republican Robert M. Kilo 1,725 5.26
Republican Tony Madalone 1,515 4.62
Democratic Bill Patmon 883 2.69
Democratic Eric J. Brewer 479 1.46
Independent Dyrone W. Smith 130 0.40
Independent James Jerome Bell (Write-in) 0 0.00
Independent Camry S. Kincaid (Write-in) 0 0.00
Total votes 32,780 100.00

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Frank Jackson
U.S. Representatives
City Council members
Notable individuals
Labor unions
  • Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council[24]
Organizations
Newspapers
Zack Reed
Notable individuals

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Frank
Jackson
Zack
Reed
Undecided
Zogby Analytics August 2–8, 2017 504 ± 4.4% 46% 27% 27%

Results[edit]

Cleveland mayoral election, 2017
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank G. Jackson 35,506 59.55
Democratic Zack Reed 24,116 40.45
Total votes 59,622 100.00

References[edit]

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  25. ^ a b Higgs, Robert (July 11, 2017). "Cuyahoga Democrats endorse Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's re-election". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved July 13, 2017. 
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  27. ^ Bamforth, Emily (January 23, 2017). "Service Employees International Union endorses Jeff Johnson for Cleveland mayor". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved January 24, 2017. 
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  32. ^ Morice, Jane (September 12, 2017). "Cleveland Councilman Jeff Johnson endorses Zack Reed after mayoral primary defeat". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved September 14, 2017. 

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites