Libertarian candidate running for Cincinnati mayor

Jim Berns
Jim Berns

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Jim Berns announced Wednesday that he is officially running for Mayor of Cincinnati.

Berns, a Libertarian candidate, received notification today from the Hamilton County Board of Elections that his petition efforts were successful.

Jim will appear on the Sept. 10 Mayoral primary ballot.

Berns will be contacting the Hamilton County Libertarian Party, NAACP, Su Casa, Democratic and Republican Parties and other organizations and individuals to ask for their support of a charter amendment to replace the 'Top Two' primary with an open field of candidates for Mayor voted for at the regular November election.

Roxanne Qualls is running on the Democratic side and John Cranley is running for the Republicans. Current Mayor Mark Mallory's term expires this year.

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