3 members of same Middletown family to serve in public office


After Tuesday’s election, Middletown Mayor Larry Mulligan will be joined in public office by his mother and brother.

Cathie Mulligan won a seat on the Middletown City Schools Board of Education, and Joe Mulligan won a seat on the Middletown City Council.

MORE: Newcomer, former councilman win seats on Middletown City Council

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Of the 10 seats on the school board and city council, three of them will belong to the Mulligan family.

Former councilman Joe Mulligan was elected to a new four-year term after completing his previous term two years ago. Mulligan received 31.6 percent of the vote in Butler County and 32.7 percent in Warren County, according to unofficial, final results.

Newcomer Ami Vitori was the leading vote-getter for one of two open seats on Middletown City Council.

MORE: Complete election results here

In the school board race, voters chose newcomer Cathie Mulligan for one of the two open seats and returned incumbent Todd Moore for another four-year term.

Mulligan beat out fellow first-time candidate Bruce Hughley Sr., and she was the top vote winner with 43 percent of the vote, according to unofficial, final results from the Butler County Board of Elections.

Moore won 32 percent of the vote.



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