2022: Busy year at the ballot box

By Jerry Masek

2022 will be a full year for the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections. There will be a lot for West Park voters to monitor, so they can cast informed votes.    Are you registered to vote? 

Dates to remember   

Feb. 2: Filing deadlines for all candidates.    

May 3: Primary election.    Nov. 8: General Election. 

Federal positions

Senate: U.S. Senator Robert Portman is not seeking re-election, and other candidates are vying for the open seat.    

House: A new map of Congressional districts has not yet been approved. 

State positions   

Executive: Elections will be held for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Auditor and Secretary of State.    

Legislative: West Park is represented by seats in the General Assembly. Both Sweeney and Antonio will seek re-election this year.

Judicial: Some seats face elections in 2022. 

Cuyahoga County   

Executive: At least 3 persons are running for the County Executive post.    

Legislative: Because of staggered terms, only half of the County Council members face elections. The term of Dale Miller, whose District includes West Park, does not expire in 2022.    

Judicial: A new of seats will be on the ballot.     For more info, go to https://boe.cuyahogacounty.gov

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