Vernon Sykes

An Experienced and Respected Leader

Sykes Speaks with Expertise:
Associate Professor of Political Science, Kent State University
Ph.D., Public Administration, University of Akron
Master's Degree, Public Administration, Harvard University 
State Representative, House District 34 (Former)

Sykes Knows How to Get Things Done in Columbus:
Joint Sponsor & Co-Chaired Election Committee, Issue 1
Chaired, House Finance and Appropriations Committee 
Assistant Majority Floor Leader (Former)
Co-Chaired, Ohio Constitution Modernization Commission
Chaired, Transportation and Urban Affairs Committee

Sykes is Well Recognized for His Service:

Champion for Working Families and Civil Rights Award, Ohio AFL-CIO, 2015
Alumni Honor Award, The University of Akron, 2015
Public Elected Official of the Year, National Association of Social Workers, 2012
Democrat of the Year, Summit County Democratic Party, 2009
Outstanding Teacher Award, Kent State University, 2007

General Election is November 8, 2016


Contact Sykes for Senate at: 

133 Furnace Run Drive 
Akron, OH 44307
Telephone: (234) 738-4844