Neighbor Up supports civic participation all year long. This fall members have been brainstorming ways members can find good information about the upcoming elections. To start, we have collected opportunities to learn more about candidates in the upcoming elections.
If you know of additional non-partisan events to add please email Kaela.
- Register to Vote here, deadline is October 4th.
- Request your absentee ballot here (before October 30th). Early in person voting for the election starts October 5th!
- Learn who is on your ballot.
- General Election: November 2nd
- Cleveland Votes Commit2CLE 2021 Election Toolkit
- Cleveland environmental resident engagement toolkit
- Policy & Power: Understanding Civics from the Ground Up Saturday workshops through 10/16
Hear from mayoral and council candidates on these issues:
- Biking, Walking, & Transit: Cleveland Candidates and Mobility Questionnaire distributed by Bike Cleveland
- International and Newcomers Community: Immigration Knowledge and Understanding Questionnaire click on each candidates name to see questionnaire responses. Coordinated by Global Cleveland
- Parks & Greenspace: Parks 2021 Questionnaire distributed by Cleveland Parks and Greenspace Coalition
- Technology and Open Data: Questionnaire distributed by Open Cleveland and Connected NEO
- Downtown Cleveland Alliance Questionnaire
Learn more about Mayoral Candidates at these forums:
- 9/30 Progress Institute 2021: the Neighborhood Platform Edition host by Cleveland Neighborhood Progress and Cleveland State University
- 10/5 Mayoral Candidate Forum on Housing hosted by Cleveland State University Levine College of Urban Affair
- Council on Older Persons Mayoral Forum hosted by Community Solutions’ Council On Older Persons, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging and Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging
- Cleveland Youth Mayoral Candidates hosted by MYCOM & NAACP Cleveland Branch
- Cleveland Mayoral Town Hall moderated by 3News’ Mark Naymik, hosted by Engage Cleveland
- Cleveland Mayoral Debate Part 1 hosted by ideastream and City Club of Cleveland
- Cleveland Mayoral Debate Part 2 hosted by ideastream and City Club of Cleveland
- Cleveland Mayoral Forum on Housing and Homelessness. Hosted by Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries and NEOCH
- 2021 Town Hall: End the Digital Divide through the Power of Voting: Hear from youth and Mayoral Candidates. Host by EYEJ
- Cleveland Forum for a Healthier and More Equitable Environment Hear from candidates on issues of environment and sustainability. Recording hosted by the Ohio Environmental Council.
- CCPC Mayoral Forum Hosted by Cuyahoga County Progressive Party
- After Jackson, Cleveland’s Next Mayor: ideastream’s ongoing podcast
Learn more about City Council Candidates
- Ward 4 Meet the Candidates Forum. Recording of forum hosted by League of Women Voters
- International and Newcomers Community, click on each candidates name to see results of Immigration Knowledge and Understanding Questionnaire coordinated by Global Cleveland
Learn more about County Council Candidates
Additional resources to learn about candidate and civics