Rep. Anita Somani

1 Term
House District 11
10th Fl.
Official Website

Current Candidate Information

Ohio House 8th District
Franklin (part)
Friends of Anita Somani
545 East Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Primary Vote: 6,218 of 6,218 (100%)

Biographical Information

Born: April 8, 1962 in India
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: David Richardson
Education: Miami University - B.A., Psychology, 1981-1983; Medical College of Ohio - M.D., 1984-1988
Employment/Military Record: Comprehensive Women's Care - Owner and Ob/Gyn, 1994-20020; OhioHealth - Gynecologist, Minimally invasive surgeon, 2020-present
Community Activities: Columbus Medical Association - President, 2016-2018; Physician's Free Clinic - Volunteer Physician, 2009-Present; Walk with a Doc - Volunteer, 2014-2015
Religion: Hindu

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: None

Elections and Political Participation

Ohio House 11th District 2022
General Vote: 27,421 of 49,053 (55%)
Primary Vote: 2,436 of 2,436 (100%)
Endorsements: Ohio Federation of Teachers; Ohio Nurses Association (primary); Ohio State Medical Association PAC (primary); Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio; Pro-Choice Ohio (primary)

Committee Assignments
Health Provider Services
Ranking Minority Member
Key Legislative Staff
Hannah Ross, Legislative Aide

Sponsored Legislation
HB 25
AAPI Commission/Office
HB 72
Month Designation
HB 157
Hate Crimes
HB 217
Gun Trigger Locks
HB 343
HB 446
Date Designation
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