Laure Quinlivan 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 Quinlivan asks that there be no recount in council race http://wvxu.org/post/quinlivan-asks-there-be-no-recount-council-race <p>Cincinnati council member Laure Quinlivan told the Hamilton County Board of Elections this morning not to conduct a recount of the 859-vote difference between her and Republican Amy Murray.</p><p>Quinlivan, a Democrat who finished 10<sup>th</sup> and out of the running for one of nine council seats, was entitled to a recount because the difference between her and Murray was less than one-half of one percent.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:30:44 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 20067 at http://wvxu.org Quinlivan asks that there be no recount in council race Howard Wilkinson's weekly political chat http://wvxu.org/post/howard-wilkinsons-weekly-political-chat-1 <p>This week, WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about Eric Kearney joining Democrat Ed FitzGerald on his gubernatorial ticket.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:57:42 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 20047 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson's weekly political chat Automatic recount warranted in council race, but it is up to Quinlivan http://wvxu.org/post/automatic-recount-warranted-council-race-it-quinlivan <p>An automatic recount is warranted in the race for the ninth and final Cincinnati City Council seat between Republican Amy Murray and Democrat Laure Quinlivan, but it is up to Quinlivan whether the recount will go forward.</p><p>In the official count by the Hamilton County Board of Elections done this week, Murray led Quinlivan by 859 votes – within the one-half percent difference that triggers an automatic recount.</p><p>But Sally Krisel, the deputy director of the board of elections, said Quinlivan could ask the board not to do the recount.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:21:53 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 19977 at http://wvxu.org Automatic recount warranted in council race, but it is up to Quinlivan Mayor crushes Sittenfeld's parking lease repeal http://wvxu.org/post/mayor-crushes-sittenfelds-parking-lease-repeal <p>Mayor Mark Mallory used some parliamentary wrangling at Wednesday's Cincinnati Council meeting to successfully knock down an attempt to repeal the city's controversial parking lease agreement.<br><br>Council member P.G. Sittenfeld, a Democrat, came into the council meeting believing he had five votes to scuttle the agreement, which city manager Milton Dohoney signed Monday.<br><br>At the start of the council meeting, Sittenfeld asked a series of questions of Mallory, who presides over council meetings, about whether all the legislative powers of the city belong to city council.<br> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:54:44 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 14011 at http://wvxu.org