U.S. Rep. Emilia Sykes

(D-Akron)
1 Term
U.S. House District 13
1217 Longworth HOB
1217 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC  20515
202-225-5261

emilia.sykes@mail.house.gov

Current Candidate Information

Biographical Information

Born: January 4, 1986 in Akron, Ohio
Marital Status: Single
Education: Kent State University, B.A. in Psychology; J.D. with a Certificate in Family Law from the University of Florida Levin College of Law; Master of Public Health from the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions
Employment/Military Record: Prior to serving in the state legislature, Sykes worked as Administrative Staff Advisor at the Summit County Fiscal Office, where she helped to create a county land bank to repurpose vacant and abandoned properties, and as a Law Clerk to the Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Georgia.
Religion: Christian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

U.S. House (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2028)
House Assistant Minority Leader (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2020)
House Minority Leader (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021)
House Assistant Minority Whip (1/1/2017 - 12/31/2018)
House (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2022)
Other Offices: Ohio State Representative

Elections and Political Participation

U.S. House 13th District 2022
General Vote: 146,621 of 278,802 (52%)
Primary Vote: 42,092 of 42,092 (100%)
Endorsements: Ohio Federation of Teachers; Ohio Nurses Association (primary); Pro-Choice Ohio (primary)

Ohio House 34th District 2020
General Vote: 35,017 of 45,680 (76%)
Primary Vote: 9,973 of 9,973 (100%)

Ohio House 34th District 2018
General Vote: 28,894 of 37,014 (78%)
Primary Vote: 8,042 of 8,042 (100%)

Ohio House 34th District 2016
General Vote: 33,584 of 43,727 (76%)
Primary Vote: 14,209 of 14,209 (100%)

Ohio House 34th District 2014
General Vote: 16,858 of 23,503 (71%)
Primary Vote: 4,586 of 7,355 (62%)


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