November 8, 2023 •
Shammas Malik Elected Mayor of Akron
Shammas Malik defeated write-in candidate Nathaniel Green to become Akron’s next mayor by an overwhelming margin.
Malik received 12,603 votes (96.73%) compared to 426 votes for write-in nonpartisan candidate Nathaniel Green, according to unofficial election results with all precincts reporting.
Malik will take office as the city’s 63rd mayor on January 1, succeeding Mayor Dan Horrigan who’s been in office since 2015.
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