Ideally, an election for Youngstown mayor would be based on platforms and promises. In reality, race plays an important role. Former mayors, election experts and city residents weigh in on the issue and how race will affect the November election.
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The November elections are still a few months away but we already know, race will play a significant role in who wins. News Outlet reporter Andrew Donofrio brings us the story and the many voices of race and politics.
Youngstown’s former police chief is running for mayor in this November’s election. Jimmy Hughes, an Independent candidate, sat down with reporter Andrew Donofrio.
John M. Crea is running as an Independent in Youngstown’s mayoral election this November. The Kent State graduate, who now sells cars in Cleveland, hopes voters will buy into his plans for the city. Andrew Donofrio has the story.
The mayor’s chief of staff is vying for the city’s top position this November. DeMaine Kitchen says his success in city hall makes him the right person to lead Youngstown. The independent mayoral candidate sat down with News Outlet reporter, Andrew Donofrio and discussed his platform.
In his bid for mayor, Democrat John McNally faces four Independent candidates: former Police Chief Jimmy Hughes, the mayor’s Chief of Staff DeMaine Kitchen, as well as John Crea and Frank Bellamy.
Who’s the right mayor for Youngstown? Thomas Humphries, president of the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, says part of that answer has to do with where the city is in its life cycle. He recently sat down with News Outlet reporter Andrew Donofrio and explained the role economics should play in the 2013 mayoral election.
Mayoral candidate Jamael Tito Brown’s slogan is “Youngstown Forward.” Brown shares the course he’d plot for the city’s future with News Outlet reporter Andrew Donofrio.
Voters will go to the polls May 7 to elect the democrat candidate for mayor of Youngstown. The News Outlet brings you an interview with each of the candidates. This is the second in our series. Candidate John McNally IV shares his plans for the city with News Outlet reporter Andrew Donofrio.