When Tiffany O’Donnell’s four-year term as Cedar Rapids mayor starts Jan. 1, she will be the only newcomer on the nine-member City Council, but she sees her fresh perspective as an asset.
2021 City Elections: Cedar Rapids mayor race
Women Lead Change Chief Executive Officer Tiffany O’Donnell staved off competition from TrueNorth employee Amara Andrews to win the runoff election and become the next Cedar Rapids mayor, only the third woman to serve in the role.
Tiffany O’Donnell raised three times as much as her opponent Amara Andrews in the run-up to the Tuesday runoff election that will decide Cedar Rapids’ next mayor.
Marking a shift in tone from previous forums where partisan divides emerged, the two remaining candidates for Cedar Rapids mayor, Amara Andrews and Tiffany O’Donnell, focused on their visions for improving the city in the last forum before the Nov. 30 runoff.
After his narrow loss on Election Day Nov. 2, Mayor Brad Hart has endorsed Women Lead Change Chief Executive Officer Tiffany O’Donnell to assume the city’s top elected role. O’Donnell faces Amara Andrews in the Nov. 30 runoff.
Moving from a contentious and costly first phase of the race for Cedar Rapids mayor into a narrow window to campaign before the Nov. 30 runoff, it’s “about the issues” for Amara Andrews and Tiffany O’Donnell. The two face hurdles of fundraising more and getting out the vote again with the holiday season likely to disrupt voters’ attention spans.
Tiffany O’Donnell, the top vote getter in Cedar Rapids’ mayoral race Tuesday, is guaranteed a spot in the Nov. 30 runoff election. Amara Andrews finished with a 24-vote lead over incumbent Brad Hart — casting uncertainty over who will take the second spot once provisional ballots are counted.
TrueNorth employee Amara Andrews and Women Lead Change Chief Executive Officer Tiffany O’Donnell emerged Tuesday as the top two vote getters in a four-way race for Cedar Rapids mayor, outright defeating incumbent Brad Hart.
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The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board attorney said Friday he is looking into potential ethics issues as a complaint has been filed over a mailer criticizing Cedar Rapids mayoral candidate Tiffany O’Donnell for her support for Republicans. Steve Shriver says he resigned after learning Andrews’ campaign coordinated the mailer with a PAC.
Amara Andrews has raised $181,440 ahead of the Nov. 2 Cedar Rapids mayoral race, dwarfing the totals of incumbent Brad Hart and Women Lead Change Chief Executive Officer Tiffany O’Donnell, who raised $80,783.63 and $136,770, respectively.
Cedar Rapids mayoral candidates look to leverage the city’s position as Iowa’s second-largest city to promote regional collaboration.
Following a trend nationwide, national political divides are seeping into the Cedar Rapids mayoral race. Amara Andrews is running as a Democrat for Cedar Rapids mayor, while other candidates bristle at partisan ties.
Amara Andrews, Myra Colby Bradwell, Brad Hart and Tiffany O’Donnell are running for mayor of Cedar Rapids.
Myra Colby Bradwell, Amara Andrews, Brad Hart and Tiffany O’Donnell are running for mayor of Cedar Rapids.