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Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association President Steve Loomis Loses Union Election By 10 Votes To Jeffery Follmer

Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association President Steve Loomis From the Metro Desk of The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) (Kathy Coleman) and Cleveland Urban News.Com ( Steve Loomis, the outspoken president of Cleveland's Police Patrolmen's Association who regularly quarreled with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and at one time gave the mayor a 'D plus' for leadership skills, was ousted this weekend in a close election. After a successful front line campaign with other union leaders against Issue 2, a state measure on the Nov. ballot that voters rejected that would have dismantled collective bargaining in Ohio for public sector unions, Loomis lost reelection Sat. to the union presidency by 10 votes to Jeffrey Follmer, a 21-year veteran on the force. Asked if his loss is a reflection on whether the union's rank and file support or reject the Jackson administration,