Thank you again to everyone who voted for me. Now that provisional and late absentee ballots have been counted, I am almost officially a winner. In this round of the election process, Phyllis Evans extended her lead for second place to 47 votes. I won the third City Council seat that was up for election with 64 votes more than Jeff Coryell. That 64-vote difference is close enough to trigger an automatic recount, which will take place and be announced on December 6. Results of the recount are extremely unlikely to change the overall results. [Read more…]
Archives for November 2011
First and foremost, THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me! Though I am an unofficial winner in the November 8 election, results may not be final until December 5 or 6 if there is a recount. The Board of Elections is currently going through absentee ballots that came in after the election (27, I believe) and provisional ballots (611). Usually around 10% of provisional ballots are rejected. That still leaves a lot of votes to count, so the unofficial results of the November 8 vote could change significantly when the “official” results are announced on the Board of Elections Web site around noon on Tuesday, November 29. [Read more…]
Between the 2009 campaign, and this one in 2011, I have personally walked the length of every street in Cleveland Heights. I view this as a testimonial to my commitment to serving the interests of Cleveland Heights residents. I targeted the homes of frequent voters – those who voted in three or more of the past four elections – ringing their doorbells or knocking on their doors so that I could meet them and ask them what they would like me to work on, if elected. If no one came to the door, I left information about myself, then headed for the next address.
What have I learned? [Read more…]