Ohio’s 11th Congressional District
The Special Congressional Primary Election will be held on August 3. The Republican and Democratic winners will then face off in the General Election on November 2.
- John Barnes
- Shontel Brown
- Seth Corey
- Laverne Jones Gore (R)
- Jeff Johnson
- Will Knight
- Felicia Ross (R)
- Tariq Shabazz
- Shirley Smith
- Nina Turner
The Mayoral candidates are:
- Justin Bibb, an executive at an urban technology nonprofit
- Ross DiBello, an attorney
- Ward 7 Councilman Basheer Jones
- Council President Kevin Kelley
- Dennis Kucinich, the former congressman and former Cleveland mayor
- Former Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed, who unsuccessfully challenged Jackson in 2017
- Landry M. Simmons, a career law enforcement officer
- State Senator Sandra Williams
All are Democrats except for Simmons, a Cuyahoga County GOP central committee member. The eight will face each other in a nonpartisan Special Congressional Primary Election on September 14. The top two vote-getters will move on to the November general election. Cleveland’s charter requires mayoral candidates to collect 3,000 signatures from registered city voters.
Here are the Cleveland City Council candidates who filed by the June 16 deadline. An incumbent is noted by (I). An asterisk denotes that the candidate’s petitions have been validated.
Joe Jones (I)*, Aylwin S. Bridges, Kimberly F. Brown*, Marc Crosby*
Kevin Bishop (I)*, Bill Berry, Azel Bolden*, Monique Moore*
Anthony Brancatelli (I)*, Denise Duncan Downing, Rebecca Maurer*, Tawayne McGee, Shalira Taylor
Kris Harsh*, Kate Warren*
Jasmin Santana (I)*, Nelson Cintron, Jr.*
Charles Slife (I)*, Mary Kathleen O’Malley*, Kenneth S. Trump*
To get on the ballot, candidates had to collect at least 200 valid signatures from registered Cleveland voters in their wards. The top two vote-getters for each office will move on to the November general election.