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Bibb, Kelley win Cleveland mayoral primary race, will face off in general election

Seven candidates were on the ballot. The top two will go on to run in November election.
Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 8:53 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland voters will choose between Justin Bibb and Kevin Kelley in November’s mayoral election, final election results show.

Bibb, Kelley advance to General Election

Justin Bibb and Kevin Kelley won Tuesday's primary election, gaining the most votes in an election that had a 15% turnout. Damon Maloney TV has more information about the candidates and what's next in the race for Cleveland mayor.

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Bibb was the top primary vote-getter Tuesday evening with 10,635 or 27.14% of the vote, according to the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.

Kelley received 7,597 votes or 19.39%.

Former mayor Dennis Kucinich came in third with 6,481 votes and 16.54% of the vote.

Only the top two candidates in the primary advance to the general election.

See the results of the 2021 Cleveland mayoral primary race here:

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