TOLEDO, Ohio - Toledo City Councilwoman Theresa Gabriel has been appointed to the Lucas County Board of Elections.
WTOL 11 reports Gabriel will serve as the deputy-director of the board. Due to her appointment, she will step down from her position as an at-large city councilperson.
LaVera Scott, who has been serving as deputy director, becomes board director. Scott, a Democrat, replaces Republican Gina Kaczala.
Gabriel, a Republican, and Scott received unanimous 3-0 votes. Board member James Hartley was not present after being suspended by Secretary of State Jon Husted earlier this week.
Gabriel's appointment now awaits Secretary Husted's approval.