Cincinnati mayoral elections

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The mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, is elected directly in a nonpartisan election separate from the City Council election. Until 2001, the candidate who received the most votes in the City Council election would become mayor. Mayoral candidates in the general election are chosen in an open primary.

Bold type indicates winner. Italic type indicates incumbent.

Date Democratic Republican Charterite Other
2013 John Cranley: 33,428     Roxanne Qualls (D): 24,288 [1]
2009 Mark Mallory: 38,645 Brad Wenstrup: 32,424   Tom Chandler:[2] 51
2005 Mark Mallory: 36,200     David Pepper (D):[3] 33,664
2001 Charlie Luken: 47,755   Courtis Fuller:[4] 38,494  

Primary elections[edit]

As of 2001, the mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, is elected directly in a separate election. Prior to that, it was the candidate who received the most votes in the city council election. Candidates in the general election are chosen in an open primary. in 2013, John Cranley (D), defeated Roxanne Qualls (D).

Italic type indicates incumbent.

Date Winning Candidates Losing Candidates
2001 Courtis Fuller (C): 17,091
Charles J. Luken (D): 12,077
Bill Brodberger (ind.): 1,763
Michael Riley (ind.): 651

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/OH/Hamilton/49399/123481/Web01/en/summary.html
  2. ^ Tom Chandler was a write-in candidate.
  3. ^ David Pepper was a Democratic member of the Cincinnati city council running as a Democrat in the mayoral race. The mayoral primary is open and the top 2 vote getters in the 2005 primary were Democrats Mallory and Pepper.
  4. ^ Courtis Fuller was a lifelong registered Democrat running as a Charterite.