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Mayor Jackson launches reelection campaign, wins county Democratic party endorsement, Community Relations Board Director Blaine Griffin takes leave from City Hall job to run campaign

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson From The Metro Desk Of Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black newspapers  ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ).  Reach Cleveland Urban News.Com by email at editor@clevelandurbannews.com and by phone at 216-659-0473 CLEVELAND, Ohio-Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson kicked off his reelection campaign on Saturday afternoon at his campaign headquarters on Prospect Ave flanked by some key Black elected officials including Councilman Jeff Johnson and state Sen. Nina Turner (D-25), who also spoke, and who introduced the Black mayor earlier that day before he won the endorsement from the powerful Cuyahoga County Democratic Party.   The two term mayor says that he has earned four more years. "Four more years," Jackson said to chants to a crowd of supporters at his campaign headquarters. Turner is out front lately after agreeing to forgo reelection to her state senate seat to run