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Recent reports predicting a low voter turnout for yesterday’s election prove to be accurate. Tuesday’s voter turnout was about 28 percent of registered voters. In addition to a newly-elected mayor, John Cranley decisively beating  Vice-Mayor Roxanne Qualls  there were some upsets including Laure Quinlivan and Pam Thomas being replaced on city council by Kevin Flynn […]

The candidates to become Cincinnati’s next mayor will hit the streets hard over the next three weeks, pushing the priorities laid out in their last debates. Vice mayor Roxanne Qualls, and former city councilman John Cranley met last night to promote their plans, if elected, while criticizing each other’s experience and plans. Qualls wants to […]

2013 Cincinnati Mayoral Debate by 1230thebuzz on Mixcloud The two candidates, vying to be the successor to Mark Mallory, answered a lot of questions in an attempt to get Cincinnatian’s votes this week. John Cranley and Roxanne Qualls answered questions from a panel, Tuesday, at the Freedom Center. One of the people in the panel […]

Early voting opens this morning at the Hamilton County Board of elections, and through mail-in balloting for Cincinnati elections. Voters will choose between Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls and former city councilman John Cranley for mayor. There’s also a charter amendment that would shut down Cincinnati’s current pension system. Click here for more info on early […]

The battle of words is underway between Cincinnati’s mayoral candidates. Vice mayor Roxanne Qualls and former city councilman John Cranley sparred yesterday in their first debate. The candidates oppose each other on the streetcar and parking lease, but agreed not to raise the city’s two percent earnings tax. Recent Stories: Triple Shooting at North Fairmount […]

Nearly non-existent voter turnout is leading for calls to scrap Cincinnati’s mayoral primary. Less than 6% of the city’s registered voters cast ballots Tuesday, leading critics to question whether the $400,000 cost of the election was worth it. A proposal to create a “winner take all” election in November would require a change in the […]

Former city councilman, John Cranley, is in the driver’s seat heading into the November election. Cranley led all vote-getters in yesterday’s four-way mayoral primary, besting vice mayor Roxanne Qualls by nearly a two to one margin. Cranley and Qualls will face off again in November, as they offer different views on Cincinnati’s parking lease and […]

Cincinnati voters head to the polls today to decide the front-runners in the city’s mayoral race. Vice mayor Roxanne Qualls and former councilman John Cranley are expected to be the top vote-getters out of the four primary candidates.The winner of the non-partisan primary gets the inside track to replace Mark Mallory in November. The polls […]

The city of Cincinnati’s lease of its parking operations will have to withstand a lawsuit. Hamilton County Judge Ralph Winkler blocked the agreement yesterday, moments after city council approved the plan. The reason for the block was because council members Yvette Simpson, Laure Quinlivan, and Roxanne Qualls allegedly changed the wording of the parking ordinance […]

Cincinnati City Council will vote tomorrow on the plan to lease its parking operations to the port authority. Council’s finance committee has recommended approval, but only after dividing it into the lease approval. There’s also a separate measure for spending the parking revenue. The change makes the lease subject to being overturned by voters. Here’s […]

Cincinnati Vice Mayor, Roxanne Qualls, is getting ready for a mayoral campaign. Qualls is scheduled to kick off her run today at a Walnut Hills business, ending speculation about new interest in the office. Qualls joins former city councilman John Cranley in the race to replace term-limited Mark Mallory. Hamilton County commissioner Greg Hartmann is […]

Roxanne Qualls wants to put those old parking meters to use. The councilwoman yesterday proposed the idea of taking the parking meters, replaced by the new solar-paneled ones, and using them as donation sites for the homeless. She suggested that these meters would be placed in areas, where the homeless frequent to panhandle. When being […]