Cuyahoga County Executive Endorses Frank G. Jackson for Mayor

Armond Budish declares Frank Jackson’s bold leadership a necessity for Cleveland

Three-term Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has been endorsement by Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the campaign’s west side office at 3734 Pearl Road.

“I have worked with Mayor Jackson for several years, and I have seen his commitment and passion for improving the lives of all the people of Cleveland,” Budish said. “Collaboration between the city and county is at an all-time high, and it’s making a significant difference within the neighborhoods of Cleveland.”

Budish said that his collaboration with Jackson has created measurable results, in education, where pre-kindergarten enrollment has increased, the success of the Cleveland Plan is improving the quality of education and partnering to bring the “Say Yes” program to Cleveland, which enables free college tuition for all graduating CMSD students.

Cuyahoga County has also collaborated with the city to bring jobs and economic development to Cleveland, including the IBM Watson initiative at the Cleveland Clinic, renovating the Variety Theater and retaining the Dealer Tire headquarters in downtown.

Budish credited Jackson’s bold leadership to fight crime by investing millions of dollars on equipment, training and police services.

“I appreciate the endorsement of County Executive Budish,” Jackson said. “I look forward to working together with the county to fight crime, improve education and foster economic development in our neighborhoods. This cannot be done without the relationship we have established between administrations.”