AKRON COUNCIL CANDIDATES:
A look at the Akron City Council candidates in the Nov. 5 election:
At-large: Jeff Fusco* of Forest Oak Drive, Democrat. Facebook page called “Friends of Jeff Fusco.”
Karl William Johnson of Fairlawn Knolls Circle, Republican. Facebook page called “Karl Johnson for Akron City Council At-Large.”
Chris Kormushoff of Waldorf Drive, Republican. Facebook page called “ChrisKormushoffcouncilatlarge”
Linda Omobien* of Brookshire Road, Democrat. Facebook page called “Linda Omobien for Akron City Council At-Large,” and a website, http://lindaomobien.com/.
Linda Robinson of Evelyn Lane, Republican.
Michael Williams* of Country Club Road, Democrat. Facebook page under his name, and a website, www.williamsforakron.com.
Ward 1: Anthony George Karam, Jr. of Cross Creek Trail, Republican.
Rick Swirsky of North Highland Avenue, Democrat. Website, http://swirskyforcouncil.com.
Ward 2: James P. Hurley III* of Clifton Avenue, Democrat.
Ward 3: Margo Sommerville* of Millcreek Drive, Democrat. Facebook page under her name.
Ward 4: Valerie Jackson of Winton Avenue, Independent.
Russel Neal Jr.* of Moreley Avenue, Democrat. Facebook page under his name.
Ward 5: Tara Mosley-Samples of Seventh Avenue, Democrat. Website, http://tarasamples.com/.
Ward 6: Bob Hoch* of Amberwood Drive, Democrat.
Shirley Ann Thompson of Kreiner Avenue, Republican.
Ward 7: Donnie Kammer* of Ido Avenue, Democrat. Facebook page under his name.
Paula Beagle of Beardsley Street, Republican.
Ward 8: Marilyn Keith* of Winslow Avenue, Democrat.
Gary Hagen of Harcourt Drive, Republican.
Ward 9: Mike Freeman* of 19th Street Southwest, Democrat.
Christopher Miller Sr. of 11th St. Southwest, Republican.
Ward 10: Garry Moneypenny* of Fulmer Avenue, Democrat. Facebook page under his name.
Harry Jenkins of Hansen Court, Republican.
Darrita Davis of Wyandot Avenue, Independent.
*Indicates incumbents. Hurley is now the Ward 1 councilman. The new Ward 2 is concentrated in North Hill.
Information about council incumbents is available at www.akroncitycouncil.org.
The League of Women Voters of the Akron Area has an online voter guide for the November election at www.lwvaa.org/.