CLEVELAND-Clevelanders will chose between nine candidates for mayor when they head to the polls for the primary on Sept. 12.
Mayor Frank Jackson is running for an unprecedented fourth four-year term. He's challenged by city councilmen Jeff Johnson and Zack Reed; ex-East Cleveland Mayor Eric Brewer; Ohio Rep. Bill Patmon; businessmen Brandon Chrostowski and Tony Madalone; former non-profit executive Robert Kilo; and former Cleveland State student Dyrone Smith.
The nine candidates debated today at the Global Center for Health Innovation.
The top two candidates from the non-partisan primary will face in the general election on Nov. 7.