Bill Smuckler

Bill SmucklerAddress:
5203 Cedar Glen Circle NE
Canton OH 44714
Email Bill Smuckler
Current Majority Leader
Political Affiliation: Democrat

Creating Jobs in Stark County

Co-Owner of Canton Hotel and Restaurant Supply


  • 1973 Graduate of Oakwood High School
  • 1977 Graduate of Bowling Green State University
  • BA in Journalism

Years Representing You In Canton City Council

  • 1984 to 1987 and 1992 to 1999 Ward Councilman
  • 1988 to 1989 City Council President
  • 2000 to 2003 and 2006 to 2011 and 2014 to Present
  • Councilman At Large


  • Member, Annexation Committee
  • Member, Personnel Committee
  • Member, Rules Committee
  • Member, Judiciary Committee


  • Co-sponsored legislation to create an owner occupied residential property exterior maintenance program, sponsored legislation to redevelop downtown including the demolition of the Kressge block.
  • Initiated the first community policing bike and walking patrol in the City of Canton, sponsored legislation to raise the number of police to 196 officers during the 1990's
  • Initiated legislation to create the first joint job partnership program with another political subdivision (Canton and Jackson Twp.)

Term Expiration

December 31, 2023