Noms Tapped: Ohio Voters Select Nominees For Late Councilwoman, US Rep.'s Term - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Noms Tapped: Ohio Voters Select Nominees For Late Councilwoman, US Rep.'s Term

Cleveland, OH - A suburban Cleveland mayor has won a special congressional primary for the chance to serve the final two months of Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones' term.

Warrensville Heights Mayor Marcia Fudge beat out eight other Democrats in Tuesday's election. With turnout estimated at less than 10 percent, unofficial results show Fudge had 10,753 votes. Her closest challenger had 2,028 votes.

Fudge advances to a Nov. 18 special election, possibly against an independent candidate whose petitions are under review.

A winner also announced in other race to replace City Councilwoman Fannie Lewis.

In that race, Stephanie Howse won wth 860 votes.

He nearest opponent was TJ Dow with 224 votes.

The Associated Press contributed material to this report

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