Akron City Council, Ward 5
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Councilwoman Tara L. Samples is currently serving her 5th year on Akron City Council. Prior to being elected to Akron City Council, she was a bailiff in the Akron Municipal Court. In 2018, she was honored to run alongside Former Congressman Dennis Kucinich as a candidate for Lt. Governor Candidate for the State of Ohio. She is the mother of 5 adult children and 10 grandchildren.
She believes in fighting for living wages, better jobs, free college, adequate housing, clean air and Medicare for All. She wants to play a key role in making necessary changes to move our country and democracy forward for the people, by the people.