Kathleen Clyde to speak at Akron Press Club April 9

Democratic candidate for Ohio Secretary of State Kathleen Clyde will speak at the Akron Press Club Monday, April 9, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience.

This event is co-sponsored with The University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics and the City Club of Cleveland.

Clyde represents the 75th Ohio House district, which covers portions of Portage County. She first was elected to the seat in 2010.

A native of Garrettsville who graduated from James A. Garfield High School, Clyde received a bachelor’s in English from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and her J.D. from The Ohio State University in 2008. While in law school, she was an editor of the law review, president of the Public Interest Law Foundation, and a student researcher and analyst at OSU’s Election Law Center.

She was a law clerk for the Ohio Secretary of State and the Ohio Senate and had a fellowship at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University for the study of election law.


Speaker: Democratic candidate for Ohio Secretary of State Kathleen Clyde.

Date: Monday, April 9, 2018.

Time: Buffet luncheon starting at 11:45 a.m. Program begins at noon.

Place: The Tangier, 532 W. Market Street, Akron.

Cost: $20 for Akron Press Club Members; $25 Non-Members; $160 for a table of 8.

Reservations requested: Click here for easy online reservations. Or contact Lianne Fowler, Press Club administrator, at 330-552-8860 or akronpressclub@gmail.com. Cash or check only accepted day of luncheon.

Reservation deadline: Noon, Thursday, April 5, 2018.

Cancellations: Cancellation requests must be received no later than 48 hours before the event. After that time, there will be no refunds and an invoice will be issued for payment.


The Akron Press Club was founded in 1971 to promote a free press and serve local journalists and public relations professionals. The group has a rich heritage of offering newsmakers a forum to discuss issues of the day at Press Club luncheons and speaking events that are open to the public. The club also funds scholarships for journalists and public relations students and sponsors annual fundraising and community outreach events. Visit www.akronpressclub.org for membership information.