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Unofficial results: Voters recall East Cleveland mayor, City Council president

Published: Dec. 7, 2016 at 3:06 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 7, 2016 at 11:37 AM EST
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EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Unofficial results out of East Cleveland show that the mayor and City Council president have been recalled.

The unofficial recall election results were posted Tuesday night.

Council President Thomas Wheeler was recalled by a slim martin of 229 votes to 211 votes.

Mayor Gary Norton, Jr. was also recalled by a slim martin, with 548 votes for the recall and 528 votes against.

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"I love the people of East Cleveland and it has been an honor to have served them," Norton said in a statement.

The official results will be available Dec. 19.

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