With decades of experience in public policy and constituent service, Erin knows that local government brings democracy close to the people; and she is uniquely qualified to listen to the concerns of residents and businesses, to connect them with resources, and to help solve problems.

Ready to Represent

Qualified and Experience

Full of Creative Ideas

Straightforward and Authentic


Erin became an Assistant to a Cleveland City Councilman in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood where she lived and worked for three years (photos) until she became to Assistant to the Mayor of the City of Brook Park (photo). Three years later she became the Communications Director for Cleveland City Council, during which time there was a vacancy for the 18th house district Ohio House of Representatives seat.


Erin is married to Francis X. Lally, Jr. (SHS Class of ’86) a proud member of the Cleveland Fire Department. They had are the proud parents of five children, three boys and two girls. Two of their children attend The Ohio State University,  two attend Strongsville High School and the youngest attends Strongsville Middle School. 

The Lally’s are members of St. John Neumann Parish and are very active in the Strongsville community volunteering for the Strongsville Soccer League, Strongsville Football League, and their neighborhood swim team. 






Four candidates seek three at-large seats on Strongsville City Council

By Bob Sandrick, special to cleveland.com | Sept. 21, 2021 STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- Three incumbents and one challenger are running for three seats on City Council this fall. The incumbents are Jim Carbone, Joseph DeMio and Kelly Kosek. The challenger is Erin Lally, a...

Erin Lally Recognized As Cox Communications 2021 Super Mom

By Jeff Lavery | Parma Observer Throughout the past year, the pandemic has made navigating life’s many hurdles even more challenging. For women who were already juggling careers, kids, and households, being thrust into the role of educator while still being relied...

Cox Celebrates Mother’s Day by Recognizing “Super Moms”

In Ohio, Cox recognized Erin Lally of Strongsville, nominated by Parma Heights Mayor Michael Byrne. Mayor Byrne cited Erin’s commitment to raising a family with five kids, while also volunteering through her church’s youth ministry program, working in person at City...

Strongsville Patch

Erin Lally was the first of seven candidates to file her petitions for one of the three Strongsville City Council At-Large position on the 2021 ballot. All three seats are open this year. Councilman-At-Large Matt Schonhut announced he will not be seeking re-election...

Infrastructure improvements are always a good investment

By Other Voices In response to Herman Sigmund’s Letter to the Editor dated Aug. 10, 2020: Infrastructure improvements are always a good investment. I have been attending Strongsville City Council meetings the past two years and am impressed with the volume of sound...

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