1979 Cleveland mayoral election
The 1979 Cleveland mayoral election took place on November 6, 1979, to elect the Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. George Voinovich defeated incumbent mayor Dennis Kucinich. The election was officially nonpartisan, with the top two candidates from the October 2 primary advancing to the general election.
|Elections in Ohio|
|Dennis Kucinich (incumbent)||36,515||28.71%|
|Charles L. Butts||19,431||15.28%|
|Thabo L. Ntweng||1,546||1.22%|
|Dennis Kucinich (incumbent)||73,755||43.83%|