Democrat from Ohio
Ed FitzGerald is Cuyahoga County's first county executive. He took office in January 2011 when a charter form of county government took affect. Prior to his election as county executive, he was mayor in the city of Lakewood. He also has been a congressional staff member, an FBI special agent, a practicing lawyer and assistant county prosecutor and an elected city councilman.
Recent statements involving Ed FitzGerald
Says he was the first local official to endorse Barack Obama
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Ed FitzGerald rode into office on a white horse of reform, promising a "new era in county government."
Cuyahoga County's first executive made plenty of other promises, too. But can he possibly keep them all?
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