"After much consideration and self-reflection, I have decided not to seek a third term as the mayor of this great city," Horrigan wrote in an emailed statement. "My reasons are my own, and they are without regret."
The deadline to register to vote in Ohio's upcoming election is Oct. 11 and early voting begins Oct. 12.
Check out the Online Voter Registration
In order to cast a ballot, Ohio residents must be registered by Oct. 11, thirty days before the general election is held.
To register, residents must meet these qualifications:
For more information see this article in the Beacon Journal
If you've missed some good wings, and good times with your friends (and didn't want to drive to Kent) BW3 (Buffalo Wild Wings) is back in downtown Akron
They are at the Corner of Exchange and S Main
349 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308
(234) 542-8888 | Sun.-Wed., 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-12 a.m
Applications are now open for Akron's new civilian oversight board, a proposal from Mayor Dan Horrigan that City Council recently passed to oversee the city's policing policies and practices.
The board will be composed of eleven members, six of whom will be appointed by Horrigan with Council's consent and five selected directly by Council. It will include at least one resident from each ward, as well as an attorney, an expert in the field of mental health, an expert in the fields of racial equity and social justice and an expert in law enforcement.
Board members are recommended to complete optional training with the Akron Police Department's citizen academy and 40 hours of ride-alongs within their first year of service.
Each board member will receive $100 per board meeting, hearing or City Council session that they are required to attend, but annual compensation paid to any member may not exceed $1,200.
A 58-year-old man was shot by a 22 year old man in the University Park Neighborhood.
See the map of Akron Shootings.
On July 16, the federal government is requiring states launch a more robust and easy to remember 988 hotline with the aim of providing more capacity – costing $136 million for Ohio over five and a half years. Questions remain how that total cost will be covered.
If you click on the first link below, you can provide your address and see a customized ballot with your local races and issues only. If you prefer to find your own races, scroll down lower on this page.
2022 Election :Summit County Voter Guide
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