Council tussles over lawyer’s appointment to elections panel

Clubs and Organizations

August 3, 2017

The Cincinnati City Council held up the appointment of a Republican lawyer to the Cincinnati Elections Commission after Councilman Chris Seelbach objected to the nominee. Mayor John Cranley appointed Brian Shrive, an attorney with Finney Law Firm, which is headed by Coalition Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes leader Christopher Finney, to the board at the request of Hamilton County Republicans. Under, Cincinnati’s