Official Announcement


AKRON – Emilia Sykes announced today she is running for State Representative for the Ohio House 34th District located in greater Akron.

“I am running for the Ohio House of Representatives because working families in Akron should continue to have a strong voice in Columbus, and in order to bring good paying, living wage jobs to Akron, our children and our community must be competitive,” Sykes said.

“This is my home, and I will work to empower this community, to provide quality healthcare to our citizens, and improve our education system so our neighbors and their children have a chance at the American Dream,” Sykes said.

Sykes currently works at the Summit County Fiscal Office where she is an Administrative Staff Advisor. Prior to her current job she worked with Akron’s Community Legal Aid Services advancing the interests of low-income citizens through health and legal advocacy. A product of Akron Public Schools, she holds J.D. and M.P.H. degrees from the University of Florida, and graduated magna cum laude from Kent State University.

Paid for by Emilia Sykes Campaign, Takisha Reeves, Treasurer, 109 N. Howard St., Unit A, Akron, Ohio 44308