Dennis Kucinich falls short in bid to return to mayor's office in Cleveland four decades later

Dennis Kucinich falls short in bid to return to mayor's office in Cleveland four decades later

Nonprofit executive Justin Bibb was the top vote-getter, followed by Cleveland City Council President Kevin Kelley. “I want everyone to know how proud I am of the campaign you have worked on,” Kucinich told supporters Tuesday night. “And I think we can be proud of the campaign Justin Bibb has run.” During his concession speech, Kucinich said he looks forward spending more time with his wife and “feeding and refreshing” friendships forged during the election. His campaign focused on creating a safer, more peaceful Cleveland. Dennis Kucinich, once one of the youngest mayors in the country, is running to lead Cleveland again at 74 Kucinich was elected mayor of Cleveland in 1977 at age 31 and served a tumultuous two-year tenure that included a recall election that he survived. Given …
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