Rep. Emilia Sykes, D-Akron, (pictured right) officially announced Tuesday that she is running for Congress "with a promise to fight for opportunity for every Northeast Ohioan." Sykes is the former minority leader of the Ohio House of Representatives.
Sen. Sandra Williams, D-Cleveland, is among five applicants for the Ohio House seat vacated by former Rep. Stephanie Howse, D-Cleveland. Williams is term-limited for her Senate seat, and previously held the 11th District seat until being
term-limited in 2014.