1955 Cleveland mayoral election

The Cleveland mayoral election of 1955 saw the re-election of Anthony J. Celebrezze. Mayor Celebrezze ran unopposed in the general election by virtue of having captured a majority of votes in the primary election, under the laws of the city charter.

Cleveland mayoral election, 1955

← 1953 November 8, 1955[1] 1957 →
Nominee Anthony J. Celebrezze
Party Democratic
Popular vote 161,213
Percentage 100%

Mayor before election

Anthony J. Celebrezze

Elected Mayor

Anthony J. Celebrezze

General election

1955 Cleveland mayoral election (general election)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony J. Celebrezze (incumbent) 161,213 100%


  1. ^ November 10, 1955 Plain Dealer, page 6 (page 8 in electronic record); November 9, 1955 Plain Dealer, page 1 reports incomplete vote total of 141,321