Columbus City Council

Clare Roth

Emmanuel Remy is set to take a seat on Columbus City Council on January 18 at 5:30 PM, despite the fact that Remy hasn’t garnered a single vote. Instead, he was appointed by sitting members to fill the vacancy left by former council president Zach Klein.

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Against the wishes of dozens of activists gathered outside Columbus City Hall, City Council members appointed a realtor to fill the latest vacancy on the governing body.

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Columbus City Council is expected to name a new member to fill its vacancy on Monday, and though Democratic group Yes We Can Columbus has one candidate as a finalist, they're protesting the proceedings. 

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Columbus City Council has selected its first openly gay president. Shannon Hardin ascended to the post Tuesday night after being picked by his colleagues in a 4-2 vote.

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Columbus City Council has selected 13 finalists to fill the vacancy opened when Council president Zach Klein leaves to become City Attorney on January 1.

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As various groups push for a change in how Columbus City Council elects candidates, the Council will consider a measure to clarify campaign finance disclosure requirements for candidates running for any city office.

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Columbus government elections are facing fresh criticism, with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, or LDF, arguing that City Council elections have had a "racially discriminatory effect."

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In Tuesday’s election, every Democratic incumbent in the Columbus City Council and school board races cruised to victory.

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Columbus City Council and the Board of Education for Columbus City Schools will largely stay intact after Tuesday's election.

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A report commissioned by the Trump administration makes over 50 recommendations for federal government to battle the opioid epidemic. Columbus City Council president Zach Klein, though, says he's skeptical the administration will provide the necessary financial resources to carry out the recommendations.  

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