kdka.com - Remembering Mayor Bob O'Connor The former council president beat a political newcomer to become Pittsburgh's 58th mayorKDKA is re-writting history.
In the General Election in 2005, Bob O'Connor beat Joe Weinroth, R. Wienroth had run for City Council four years prior. Weinroth was on the STATE GOP Committee. He had gone to Republican National Conventions. Weinroth wasn't a 'light weight' nor a 'political newcomer.'
Titus North, Green, was also in the race in 2005.
Bob O'Connor (Dem) 40,226 67.1%
Joseph Weinroth (Republican) 16,321 27.2%
Titus North (Green) 2,392 4.0%
David Tessitor (About Open Gov) 625 1.0%
Jay M Ressler (Socialist) 397 0.7%