2014 CC1 G(D) Szabo, Mark

2014 CC 1 G Szabo, Mark

Below you will find the results of our biographical research.  Mr. Szabo did not return our questionnaire or attend our interview.  Please note that a link to his interview with NEOMG is below.

I.          Personal Information

            A.        Name:                                     Mark Szabo    

            B.         DOB/Age on Election Day:      33

            C.         Home Address:                                    Rocky River, Ohio

            D.        Spouse/Significant Other:        Unknown

            E.         Children:                                  Unknown

            F.         Social/Civic/Club Affiliations: Westshore Democrats

            G.        Professional Affiliations:


II.         Educational History     

Cleveland State University (active)                                                                                          

Cuyahoga Community College (2003-04)                                                                               

Lakewood High School (Class of 1999)                                       

III.       Employment History

US Navy (Operation Enduring Freedom) not verified

Operation Enduring Freedom began on 7 October 2001, four weeks after the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on America. Early combat operations included a mix of air strikes from land-based B-1, B-2 and B-52 bombers; carrier-based F-14 and F/A-18 fighters; and Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from both U.S. and British ships and submarines.

US Army (2 tours in Iraq) not verified

IV.       Background Check

            A.        Criminal Record                                  No record at state supreme court level

            B.         Civil Litigation                                     Unknown

            C.         Bankruptcy                                          Unknown

            D.        Ethical Issues                                       Unknown

V.        Campaign Information            

            A.        Political Party:                                      Democrat

            B.         Campaign Address:                              Unknown

            C.         Campaign Officers/Participants:          Chris Glassburn

            D.        Prior Campaigns:                                 None

            E.         Campaign Endorsements/Affiliations:

VI.       Issues of Interest

  1. Promotes LGBT rights
  2. Supported collective bargaining for public unions
  3. Supporting alternative energy supplies.

VII.      Sponsored Legislation                                      Unknown

VIII.     Other Information

“Interview w/Cleveland.com@September 06, 2014 at 5:00 AM


 “Renewable sources of power are key to Ohio's energy security: Mark Szabo” (Northeast Ohio Media Group/Plain Dealer 12/4/2013)


Cuyahoga County Council 2014 elections: Six candidates seek three seatshttp://www.cleveland.com/cuyahoga-county/index.ssf/2014/09/cuyahoga_county_council_candidates.html

“Mark Szabo, a Democratic candidate for county council's District 1, makes his case to NEOMG editors” (Andrew J. Tobias, Northeast Ohio Media Group)UBLISHED: Sep



“After letting it languish for 39 years, Congress should pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act: letter to the editor from Mark Szabo” (Northeast Ohio Media Group/Plain Dealer 3/18/2013)


“Skindell, Yuko talk at Cleveland rally supporting collective bargaining; Brown leads Columbus discussion” (Northeast Ohio Media Group/Plain Dealer 2/24/2011)


(Mark Szabo, the CSU student behind the rally, said he set it up because he believes in the peoples’ rights to bargain. Referred to Senate Bill 5 -- which would restrict collective bargaining by the state's public employees.)