Biographical Information

Born: November 2, 1954 in Dover
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Debby
Children: 2 children and 5 grandchildren
Education: Dover High School, 1973
Employment/Military Record: Retired in 2009 after 33 years of service with Greer Steel Company.
Community Activities: member, Dover Township board of Zoning Appeal; National Rifle Association (NRA); Ohio Farm Bureau
Religion: Christian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2026)
House (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2018)

Elections and Political Participation

Ohio Senate 31st District 2022
General Vote: 86,471 of 86,471 (100%)
Primary Vote: 8,232 of 8,232 (100%)
Endorsements: National Federation of Independent Business - Ohio PAC (primary); Ohio Chamber of Commerce PAC (primary); Ohio Real Estate Investors Association (primary); Ohio Right to Life PAC (general); Ohio State Medical Association PAC (primary)

Ohio House 98th District 2016
General Vote: 31,662 of 44,660 (70%)
Primary Vote: 13,157 of 13,157 (100%)

Ohio House 98th District 2014
General Vote: 18,088 of 26,742 (67%)
Primary Vote: 5,155 of 5,155 (100%)

Ohio House 98th District 2012
General Vote: 22,642 of 45,014 (50%)
Primary Vote: 6,832 of 6,832 (100%)

Ohio House 96th District 2010
General Vote: 20,491 of 40,183 (50%)
Primary Vote: 3,297 of 7,177 (45%)

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Matthew Houk, Senior Legislative Aide
matthew.houk@ohiosenate.gov
Susan Wittstock, Legislative Aide
susan.wittstock@ohiosenate.gov

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