How does neighborhood revitalization really happen?

Mike sat down with community advocate, Mark Smith, to discuss how building a consensus and implementing thoughtful urban design can put our neighborhoods on the right track.


Election Day is Tuesday, September 8

September 8 is one of Akron's most important election days in three decades. Now more than ever, Mike needs your vote and your voice to make sure everyone gets to the polls! You can vote on September 8 at your polling location or vote early at the Board of Elections.

Endorsed by The Plain Dealer

"...we endorse Williams, a city councilman for 28 years, because of his in-depth knowledge of Akron's neighborhoods, the pragmatism he expressed regarding the city's sewer challenges... and his years of experience in Akron city government." Read more...

Mike Addresses Sewer Rates

Mike was one of only a few members of Akron City Council that voted AGAINST the sewer rate increases. Read why and how he will address them as Mayor.

Mike Addresses Akron's Damaged Roads

Potholes cause damage to residents' vehicles and show our neighborhoods in a poor light. Find out how they got to this point and what Mike is going to do to fix them.

Mike Posts All 3 Debate Videos

Mike is the only candidate that has made online videos publicly available for all three Mayoral Debates. He believes than an open government starts with an open election. View on Mike's YouTube channel.

Mike Addresses the UA Budget Cuts

The University of Akron is part of Akron's community, and that comes with responsibility. Mike has called for an open dialogue on the cuts at UA.