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Dan Horrigan


Dan Horrigan has been mayor of Akron, Ohio, since January 2016, following eight years as the clerk of Summit County's Common Pleas Courts. A former high-school social-studies teacher, he left that position to run for the Akron City Council, where he served from 1999 to 2007.

Horrigan earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Kent State University and his bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Akron.

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