Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan to seek second term

November 16, 2018

Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan to seek second term

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan announced his bid for re-election on Friday.

“It’s been a busy and productive first term for me, and for my administration,” Horrigan said in a news release. I’m proud of the decisions and progress we’ve made in such a short amount of time. This momentum we have today is due to the many people, businesses and organizations who dove in with me head first, to tackle some of Akron’s biggest issues. We still have plenty to do, but I’m beyond proud to call this city my home, and I’ll be out meeting with groups and knocking on doors asking for another four years as your mayor.”

One of Horrigan’s recent accomplishments was spearheading the passing of Issue 9, which moved Akron’s primary election from September to May, 2019.

County Executive Ilene Shapiro, City Council President Margo Sommerville and Congressman Tim Ryan have endorsed Horrigan for re-election.

“Throughout his tenure, Mayor Horrigan has been a tireless advocate for the city and its residents,” said Ryan in a news release. He’s overseen critical economic development projects, and has set the Akron community firmly on a path towards economic success and security for all. Dan deserves a second term to continue the important work that is underway, and I’m looking forward to standing with him in that effort.”

Over the next few months, Horrigan and his campaign team expect to open a headquarters, assemble volunteers and hire a full-time coordinator to run his campaign.

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