Cleveland mayor's race heating up

CLEVELAND- The two men who get the top votes in the September primary will be go head to head in November to become Cleveland's next mayor. 

The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections reports nine nominating petitions made it in before Thursday afternoon's deadline.  Mayor Frank Jackson is running for an unprecedented fourth term. The other candidates are Cleveland City Council members Zack Reed and Jeff Johnson, non profit group leader Brandon Chrostowski, former mayoral candidate Robert Kilo, former East Cleveland Mayor Eric Brewer, store owner Tony Maladone, former mayoral candidate Bill Patmon and former Cleveland State University economic student Dyrone Smith. 

The petitions still need to be confirmed and finalized the the board of elections. 

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CLEVELAND, OHIO, UNITED STATES - 2016/10/07: City skyline and the Cuyahoga River. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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