July 5, 2022 •
Akron Introduces Ordinance to Increase Campaign Contribution Limits
Akron City Council Vice President Jeff Fusco introduced an ordinance to increase contribution limits for city candidates.
The ordinance increases contribution limits for individuals giving to mayor and at-large council candidates from $750 to $1,000 per election and increases individual limits for ward council candidates from $500 to $750 per election.
The ordinance allows city candidates to accept campaign contributions or loans of up to $2,500 from any political party or PAC.
If passed, the ordinance would be effective immediately.
Public hearings on the ordinance have been scheduled for July 11 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
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