Tiffany O’Donnell won a landslide victory in the runoff election for mayor of Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, becoming the third woman elected mayor of Cedar Rapids. O’Donnell, CEO of the nonprofit Women Lead Change and a former news anchor at CBS 2/Fox 28 in Cedar Rapids, received 13,479 votes, which was 68 percent of the […]
In-person early voting in the Nov. 30 runoff election for mayor of Cedar Rapids is now underway, with the race narrowed from the original four candidates to Amara Andrews and Tiffany O’Donnell. Voters will be able to cast an absentee ballot at the Linn County Auditor’s Office in the Jean Oxley Linn County Public Service […]
The three candidates vying to be mayor of Cedar Rapids participated in a forum on Saturday evening that focused on improving diversity, equity and inclusion in the city. The forum, organized by the African American Professions of the Iowa Corridor, and was held at Sinclair Auditorium on the Coe College campus. Individuals were able to […]
Business owner Jake Brummer has exited the race for mayor of Cedar Rapids, and endorsed Amara Andrews for the office. Brummer, who is co-owner of the Red Frog in Czech Village, launched his campaign early last week and was running what he called a “normal guy campaign” that was completely self-funded. “I want to get […]
Businesswoman and community leader Amara Andrews kicked off her campaign for mayor of Cedar Rapids on Thursday evening with a event that was livestreamed on her campaign’s Facebook page. “I will bring a new vision to local government,” Andrews said during her speech at the event. “I will be an advocate for labor unions. I […]
Tiffany O’Donnell kicked off her campaign for Cedar Rapids mayor on Tuesday. O’Donnell, CEO of Women Lead Change and a former news anchor, made the official announcement on her campaign’s Facebook page. She filed a statement of organization with the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board on March 11. “I’m running for mayor because I […]
There are eight candidates vying for mayor of Cedar Rapids, ranging in age from 27 to 71 and representing a variety of backgrounds and professions. Here’s a brief look at your options when you enter the voting booth on Nov. 7.