We had a chance to talk with Akron Council Woman and Ohio Lt. Governor candidate Tara Samples. Tara discusses politics, campaigning and educating young voters to the voting process. We had a chance to ask her several questions regarding local issues and she didnt hold back in sharing her passion for our city and beloved state. Samples attended the University of Akron majoring in Political Science/Public Policy Management then transferring to the Academy of Court Reporting receiving her degree in Paralegal Studies with a Minor in Business Administration. Her past professional employment includes United States Postal Service; Akron Municipal Court bailiff; White Hat Management paralegal and board liaison; and Parms Law Firm office manager. Her civic memberships and affiliations include National League of Cities Public Safety & Crime Prevention Steering Committee 2014, 2016 and 2018; elected to the Ohio Delegation 2012, 2016; Ohio Democratic Party member; and National Paralegal Association member. Samples is a part of BMe Akron and looks to contiue building more caring communities.