Charleta Tavares

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Charleta Tavares
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 15th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Preceded by Ray Miller
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 22nd district
In office
July 1, 1993 - December 31, 1998
Preceded by Ray Miller
Succeeded by Ray Miller
Personal details
Political party Democratic

Charleta Tavares is a Democratic member of the Ohio Senate, representing the 15th district since her election in November 2010.[1] Prior to her election to the Senate Tavares served in the Ohio House of Representatives, as Chief of Children's Protection Services,[2] and as a City Council member in Columbus, Ohio. She ran unsuccessfully for Ohio Secretary of State in 1998 and for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio in 2002.[3]


  1. ^ "Senator Charleta B. Tavares". Ohio Senate. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Charleta Tavares for secretary of State". The Vindicator. 25 April 1998. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Tavares: Columbus must keep up services". German Village Gazette. 25 September 2003. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 

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