CLEVELAND -- Former Judge Tim McGinty will be appointed as acting prosecutor to replace Bill Mason.
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald announced today that he would be choosing McGinty. McGinty is the Democratic nominee for prosecutor on the November ballot.
"I am pleased to appoint Judge Tim McGinty to serve as Acting Prosecutor, effective upon the date of Bill Mason's resignation," said FitzGerald. "I look forward to working together with Judge McGinty to continue to reform and move Cuyahoga County forward."
Judge Tim McGinty said, "I am honored by the appointment of County Executive Fitzgerald and look forward to working with him to make Cuyahoga County an even better and safer place to live and work."