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C. Ellen Connally reelected Cuyahoga County Council president with support from Black county council members, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cleveland's Old Black Political Guard, Connally's reelection comes a day before county sheriff Bob Reid is fired by Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald

Cuyahoga County Council President C. Ellen Conally (D-9), its first county council  president and the first Black, who won reelection to the county council presidency without opposition last week. Connally is supported by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH), and Cleveland's Old Black Political Guard, which, in 1967, helped Carl B. Stokes become the first Black mayor of Cleveland, and the first Black mayor of a major American city. The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Ohio's largest newspaper,  wrote articles against Connally becoming president in 2011 and allegedly tried unsuccessfully to oust her this year Cuyahoga Councilman Dale Miller (D-2), who withdrew for consideration as Cuyahoga County Council president saying he just could not win enough support from fellow  Democrats to oust Connally Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, who on Thursday fired Cuyahoga County Sheriff Bob Reid, whom he appointed by power of the amended county ch