Roxanne Qualls http://wvxu.org en Cincy Council meeting filled with many goodbyes http://wvxu.org/post/cincy-council-meeting-filled-many-goodbyes <p>Workers at Cincinnati City Hall are getting ready for a new mayor and council to take office Sunday.<br /><br />The Cincinnati Council session Tuesday was the last for Mayor Mark Mallory, City Manager Milton Dohoney and Council members Roxanne Qualls, Laure Quinlivan and Pam Thomas.&nbsp; Much of the meeting was devoted to goodbyes for each.<br /><br />Mallory could not seek re-election this year because of term limits.&nbsp; He spoke about his time in office.<br /> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 19:09:49 +0000 Jay Hanselman 20117 at http://wvxu.org Cincy Council meeting filled with many goodbyes Cranley elected mayor, with big changes on city council http://wvxu.org/post/cranley-elected-mayor-big-changes-city-council <p>Clearly, the majority of Cincinnati voters who went to the polls Tuesday were determined to shake up Cincinnati City Hall, electing John Cranley as their new mayor and changing the face of the nine-member city council.</p><p>Cranley, a 39-year-old Hyde Park resident who grew up in Price Hill and a former council member, easily defeated a fellow Democrat who has been one of the top vote-getters in the Queen City over the past three decades, Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls.</p><p>In the unofficial vote count, Cranley took 58 percent to Qualls’ 42 percent.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 05:44:43 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 19339 at http://wvxu.org Cranley elected mayor, with big changes on city council Howard Wilkinson talks about tomorrow's election http://wvxu.org/post/howard-wilkinson-talks-about-tomorrows-election <p>WVXU political reporter, Howard Wilkinson talks about tomorrow's election and the last 24 hours of campaigning in the Cincinnati Mayor's race.</p><p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:57:11 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 19217 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson talks about tomorrow's election Goodbye (for now) to Mallory, politician and showman http://wvxu.org/post/goodbye-now-mallory-politician-and-showman <p>Say what you want about Mark Mallory’s eight years as mayor of Cincinnati, which are rapidly coming to a close.</p><p>You can love him; you can loathe him.</p><p>What you can’t do is ignore him.</p><p>The man is a showman. Part stand-up comic. Your genial host. The man of a thousand quips.</p><p>And, if you find yourself on the wrong side of an issue he supports, a bulldog, who fights and claws and cajoles until he gets what he wants. A mini-LBJ. A chip off the ol’ block – his father, William Mallory Sr., a leader in the Ohio House for decades, was the same way.</p> Sun, 03 Nov 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 19129 at http://wvxu.org Goodbye (for now) to Mallory, politician and showman Cincinnati mayoral candidates rolling in dough http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-mayoral-candidates-rolling-dough <p>It’s official now.</p><p>The 2013 Cincinnati mayoral race between Democrats Roxanne Qualls and John Cranley will be the most expensive since the city began direct election of the mayor in 2001.</p><p>That’s not much history to go on, but a record is a record.</p><p>Campaign finance reports filed this week showed that Cranley, a former city council member, had raised $909,775 through the Oct. 16 cut-off date, while Qualls had raised $640,000.</p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 18837 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati mayoral candidates rolling in dough