Tuesday’s election leads to shakeup on Cleveland City Council

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fox8.com—CLEVELAND - Tuesday's election resulted in several big changes on Cleveland City Council, as some council members step down and other incumbents were narrowly defeated. If unofficial results stand, there could be five new council members taking office in January. Businessman Kevin Bishop was elected to fill the Ward 2 seat left vacant by Councilman Zack Reed's run for mayor. Reed said he's unsure of what is next for him, but he's committed to staying public service and will continue to...

Charlotte needs to change the way its City Council is elected. Here’s how.. A court-appointed “special master” released a first draft of maps this week that should lead to fairer, less-gerrymandered legislative districts in North Carolina. Now it’s Charlotte’s turn. Our City Council … Click to Continue