Senate President Matt Huffman

(R-Lima)
2 Terms
Senate District 12
Rm. 201
614-466-7584

huffman@ohiosenate.gov
Official Website

Current Candidate Information

Ohio House 78th District
R-Lima
2220 Merit Avenue, Lima, Oh 45805

Biographical Information

Born: April 1, 1960 in Lima, Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Children: Clare-18, Matthew-17, Ellen-14, Sam-11
Education: BA-Government-University of Notre Dame, 1982; JD-University of Cincinnati-1985
Community Activities: Knights of Columbus, BPOE #54, CYO, Heartbeat of Lima,
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate President (1/1/2021 - 12/31/2024)
Senate (1/1/2017 - 12/31/2024)
Senate Majority Floor Leader (1/1/2017 - 12/31/2020)
House Speaker Pro Tempore (1/1/2013 - 12/31/2014)
House Majority Floor Leader (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2012)
House (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2014)
Other Offices: Lima City Council, 1992-20006; President, 1998-2006;

Elections and Political Participation

Ohio Senate 12th District 2020
General Vote: 126,330 of 159,320 (79%)
Primary Vote: 32,387 of 32,387 (100%)

Ohio Senate 12th District 2016
General Vote: 120,090 of 120,090 (100%)
Primary Vote: 42,737 of 67,145 (63%)

Ohio House 4th District 2012
General Vote: 30,221 of 44,989 (67%)
Primary Vote: 13,275 of 13,275 (100%)

Ohio House 4th District 2010
General Vote: 23,479 of 32,352 (72%)
Primary Vote: 10,642 of 10,642 (100%)

Ohio House 4th District 2008
General Vote: 34,997 of 34,997 (100%)
Primary Vote: 11,259 of 11,259 (100%)

Ohio House 4th District 2006
General Vote: 20,085 of 34,403 (58%)
Primary Vote: 11,598 of 11,598 (100%)

Political Activities: Member of Allen County Republican Central and Executive Committees; Chairman for multiple local campaigns in past twenty years including Jim Jordan for State Senate

Committee Assignments
Session
Chair
Rules & Reference
Chair
Key Legislative Staff
Adam Pohlabel, Senior Legislative Aide
adam.pohlabel@ohiosenate.gov
Hannah Kramer, Legislative Aide
hannah.kramer@ohiosenate.gov

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