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Cleveland mayoral and city council races of 2017: Councilman Reed, Eric Brewer, state Rep Patmon file petitions to run for Cleveland mayor by deadline, among others seeking to oust Mayor Jackson, and all council members face challengers with surprise candidates of former councilman Joe Jones running in Ward 1 and former councilman Eugene Miller in Ward 10.....The non-partisan primary is September 12 and the general election is November 7.....Three of the potential eight mayoral candidates against Jackson are White in a highly segregated city, and history reveals that one could win the non-partisan primary....All current members of Cleveland City Council, with nine White members, and eight Black, are Democrats....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

( ) /   ( ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 4.5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, and who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one  when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview,   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEA DER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS . CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM-CLEVELAND, Ohio- The deadline for filing petitions to run this year for Cleveland mayor and for seats on city council was June 29, with incumbent mayor Frank Jackson facing a potential eight challengers, including councilmen Jeff Johnson and Zack Reed, former councilman Bill Patmon, who is now a state representative, former East Cleveland mayor Eric Brewer, and three