Representative history of the Ohio House of Representatives

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1st District[edit]

The 1st District has always been based out of Wayne County and currently consists of the entire county. It is one-third of the 27th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+9.

Representative Party Term Notes
Ralph Fisher Republican January 3, 1949 – December 31, 1970 Fisher lost re-election in 1970 to John E. Johnson[1]
John Johnson Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1980 Johnson did not seek re-election in 1980.
Ron Amstutz Republican January 3, 1981 – December 31, 2000 Amstutz was term-limited in 2000 and won election to the Ohio Senate.
Jim Carmichael Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 Carmichael was term-limited in 2008 and won election as a Wayne County Commissioner.[2]
Ron Amstutz Republican January 5, 2009 – present Incumbent

2nd District[edit]

The 2nd District has always been based out of Mansfield and currently consists of all of Richland County. It is one-third of the 22nd Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+5.

Current U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown represented the district from 1975 to 1982.

Representative Party Term Notes
Richard Christiansen Democrat January 3, 1961 – December 31, 1972 Christiansen did not seek re-election in 1972.
Joan Douglass Republican January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1974 Douglass lost re-election in 1974 to Sherrod Brown.[3]
Sherrod Brown Democrat January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1982 Brown did not seek re-election in 1982 and instead won election as Ohio Secretary of State.
Frank Sawyer Democrat January 3, 1983 – September 16, 1998 Sawyer resigned in 1998 due to poor health.
William J. Hartnett Democrat September 16, 1998 – December 31, 2006 Hartnett was term-limited in 2006.
Jay Goyal Democrat January 2, 2007 – December 31, 2012 Goyal did not seek re-election in 2012.
Mark Romanchuk Republican January 6, 2013-present Incumbent

3rd District[edit]

The 3rd District has always been based out of Wood County and currently consists of the entire county. It is one-third of the 2nd Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+1.

The district was represented by the Ohio Speaker of the House with Charles Kurfess from 1967 to 1972.

Representative Party Term Notes
Charles Kurfess Republican January 3, 1957 – December 31, 1978 Kurfess served as House Speaker from 1967 to 1972 and did not seek re-election in 1978.
Robert Brown Republican January 3, 1979 – November 15, 1985 Brown resigned in 1985 to serve as Director of the Ohio Department of MRDD.[4]
Randy Gardner Republican November 15, 1985 – December 31, 2000 Gardner was term-limited in 2000.
Bob Latta Republican January 3, 2001 – December 13, 2007 Latta resigned to take a seat in the United States House of Representatives.
Randy Gardner Republican January 10, 2008 – December 31, 2012 Gardner did not seek re-election in 2012 and instead ran for the Ohio Senate.
Tim Brown Republican January 6, 2013 – present Incumbent

4th District[edit]

The 4th District has always been based out of Lima, Ohio and Allen County and currently consists of the entire county. It is one-third of the 12th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+11.

Representative Party Term Notes
Walter White Republican January 3, 1957 – December 31, 1972 White did not seek re-election in 1972 and instead won election to the Ohio Senate.
Ben Rose Republican January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1986 Rose did not seek re-election in 1986 and instead ran for Ohio State Auditor.[5]
Bill Thompson Republican January 2, 1987 – August 8, 1997 Thompson resigned after appointment to the Ohio Industrial Commission.
John R. Willamowski Republican August 8, 1997 – December 31, 2006 Willamowski was term-limited in 2006.
Matt Huffman Republican January 2, 2007 – present Incumbent

5th District[edit]

The 5th District has always consisted of the entirety of Columbiana County. It is one-third of the 33rd Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+2.

Representative Party Term Notes
Clarence Wetzel Republican January 3, 1949 – December 31, 1970 Wetzel lost re-election in 1970 to John Wargo[6]
John Wargo Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1982 Wargo did not seek re-election and instead won election as Columbiana County Commissioner.[7]
John D. Shivers Jr. Democrat January 2, 1983 – May 23, 1990 Shivers resigned after he was appointed to the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court.
Sean D. Logan Democrat May 23, 1990 – December 31, 2000 Logan was term-limited in 2000.
Chuck Blasdel Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2006 Blasdel did not seek re-election in 2006 and instead ran for Congress.
Linda Bolon Democrat January 2, 2007 – December 31, 2010 Bolon lost re-election in 2010 to Craig Newbold.[8]
Craig Newbold Republican January 3, 2011-December 31, 2012 Newbold lost re-election in 2012 to Nick Barborak.[9]
Nick Barborak Democrat January 6, 2013-present Incumbent

6th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Donald Nowack Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1970 4 Did not seek re-election
Robert Jaskulski Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1978 8 Did not seek re-election
Frank Mahnic Democrat January 3, 1979 – December 31, 1982 4 Did not seek re-election
Jim Mahnic, Jr. Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1984 2 Did not seek re-election
John Carroll Democrat January 3, 1985 – December 31, 1986 2 Did not seek re-election
Robert Jaskulski Democrat January 2, 1987 – December 31, 1988 2 Did not seek re-election
Frank Mahnic, Jr. Democrat January 3, 1989 – December 31, 1992 4 District relocated
Mike Wise Republican January 3, 1993 – December 31, 1998 6 Did not seek re-election
Jim Trakas Republican January 3, 1999 – December 31, 2006 8 Term limited
Josh Mandel Republican January 2, 2007 – December 31, 2010 4 Did not seek re-election
Marlene Anielski Republican January 3, 2011 – present

7th District[edit]

Eighteenth District The Eighteenth District is composed of part of Cuyahoga County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
James Celebrezze Democratic January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1974 12 Did not seek re-election
Rocco Colonna Democrat January 3, 1974 – May 12, 1998 24 Resigned
Erin Sullivan Democrat June 23, 1998 – December 31, 2002 4 Lost re-election
Tom Patton Republican January 3, 2003 – November 18, 2008 5 Resigned to seek a seat in the Ohio Senate
Matt Patten Democrat January 5, 2009 – December 31, 2010 2 Lost reelection
Mike Dovilla Republican January 3, 2011 – present

8th District[edit]

Eighth District The Eighth District consists of a portion of Cuyahoga County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Allen J. Bartunek Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1970 4 Did not seek re-election
John Sweeney Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1974 4 Did not seek re-election
Arthur Brooks Democrat January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1978 4 Did not seek re-election
Mary Boyle Democrat January 3, 1979 – December 31, 1984 6 Did not seek re-election
Jane Campbell Democrat January 3, 1985 – December 31, 1996 12 Did not seek re-election
Peter Lawson Jones Democrat January 3, 1997 – February 5, 2002 5 Resigned
Lance Mason Democrat February 20, 2002 – December 31, 2006 4 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Armond Budish Democrat January 2, 2007 – present

9th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Richard Hollington Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1970 4 Lost re-election
Harry Lehman Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1980 10 Did not seek re-election
Lee Fisher Democrat January 3, 1981 – December 31, 1982 2 District relocated
Judy Sheerer Democrat January 3, 1983-December 31, 1992 2 District relocated
Barbara Boyd Democrat January 3, 1993 – December 31, 2000 8 Term limited
Claudette Woodard Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2006 6 Did not seek re-election
Barbara Boyd Democrat January 2, 2007 – present

10th District[edit]

Tenth District The Tenth District consists of a portion of Cuyahoga County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Tom Hill Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1970 4 Did not seek re-election
Ike Thompson Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1990 20 Did not seek re-election
C.J. Prentiss Democrat January 3, 1991 – December 31, 1998 8 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Shirley Smith Democrat January 3, 1999 – December 31, 2006 8 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Eugene Miller Democrat January 2, 2007 – March 5, 2009 2 Resigned
Robin Belcher Democrat March 16, 2009-December 31, 2011 2 Lost primary election
Bill Patmon Democrat January 3, 2011 – present

11th District[edit]

The 11th District has always been based out of Cleveland, Ohio and Cuyahoga County since 1966 and currently consists of portions of Cleveland as well as all of Garfield Heights and Newburgh Heights. It is one-third of the 21st Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+32.

The district was represented from 1967 to 2000 by Troy Lee James, the longest serving African-American legislator in Ohio history.

Representative Party Term Notes
Troy Lee James Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 2000 James was term-limited in 2000.
Annie L. Key Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2006 Key did not run for re-election in 2006 and instead ran for the Ohio Senate.
Sandra Williams Democrat January 2, 2007 – present Incumbent

12th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Carl Stokes Democrat January 3, 1967 – January 15, 1968 1 Ran for Mayor of Cleveland
Phillip DeLaine Democrat January 15, 1968 – December 31, 1970 3* Did not seek re-election
John Thompson Democrat January 3, 1971 – October 16, 1986 15 Died
Vermel Whalen Democrat November 16, 1986 – December 31, 1998 14 Term limited
John E. Barnes Jr. Democrat January 3, 1999 – February 13, 2002 3 Resigned
Michael DeBose Democrat February 13, 2002-December 31, 2010 9 Term limited
John E. Barnes, Jr. Democrat January 3, 2011 – present

13th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Mark C. Schinnerer Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1970 4 Lost re-election
Richard Celeste Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1974 4 Ran for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
Francine Panehal Democrat January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1988 14 Did not seek re-election
Madeline Cain Democrat January 3, 1989 – December 31, 1995 7 Ran for Mayor of Lakewood, Ohio
Dan Brady Democrat January 6, 1996 – December 31, 1998 3 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Bryan Flannery Democrat January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2002 4 Lost re-election
Michael J. Skindell Democrat January 3, 2003-December 31, 2010 8 Term Limits
Nickie Antonio Democrat January 3, 2011 – present

14th District[edit]

The 14th District has been based out of Cleveland, Ohio and Cuyahoga County since 1966 and currently consists of portions of Cleveland as well as all of Brooklyn, Brook Park, Parma Heights and Middleburg Heights. It is one-third of the 23rd Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+10.

Representative Party Term Notes
Patrick Sweeney Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1996 Sweeney resigned in 1996 to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Dale Miller Democrat January 3, 1997 – February 28, 2006 Miller resigned in 2006 to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Mike Foley Democrat March 1, 2006 – present Incumbent

15th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Anthony Russo Democratic January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1972 2 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Jerome Stano Democratic January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1974 3 Resigned
Ken Rocco Democratic January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1982 11 Did not seek re-election
June Kreuzer Democratic January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1986 4 Did not seek re-election
Ron Mottl Democrat January 2, 1987 – February 5, 1997 10 Resigned
Ron Mottl Jr. Democrat February 5, 1997 – December 31, 1998 2 Lost primary election
Dean DePiero Democrat January 5, 1999 – December 2, 2003 4 Resigned
Timothy J. DeGeeter Democrat December 2, 2003 – December 15, 2011 8 Resigned to become mayor of Parma, Ohio
Nicholas J. Celebrezze Democrat December 15, 2012 – present

16th District[edit]

The 16th District has been based out of Cleveland, Ohio and Cuyahoga County since 1966 and currently consists of Bay Village, Rocky River, Westlake, Fairview Park and North Olmsted. It is one-third of the 24th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+3.

Representative Party Term Notes
George Mastics Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1974 Mastics did not seek re-election in 1974 and instead ran for Congress.
Jim Betts Republican January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1980 Betts did not seek re-election in 1980 and instead ran for United States Senate.
Jim Petro Republican January 3, 1981 – May 22, 1984 Petro resigned in 1984 prior to the expiration of his term.
Jeff Jacobs Republican May 23, 1984 – December 31, 1986 Jacobs did not seek re-election in 1986 and instead ran for Ohio State Treasurer.
Jim Petro Republican January 2, 1987 – December 31, 1990 Petro did not seek re-election in 1990 and instead ran for Ohio Attorney General.
Ed Kasputis Republican January 3, 1991 – December 31, 1998 Kasputis did not seek re-election in 1998 and instead ran for Ohio State Treasurer.
Sally Conway Kilbane Republican January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2006 Kilbane was term-limited in 2006.
Jennifer Brady Democrat January 2, 2007 – December 31, 2008 Brady lost re-election in 2008 to Nan Baker.
Nan Baker Republican January 5, 2009 – present Incumbent

17th District[edit]

The 17th District has been based out of Columbus, Ohio and Franklin County since 2012 and currently consists of Valleyview, Marble Cliff, and portions of Columbus. It is one-third of the 3rd Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+6.

Representative Party Term Notes
Michael Curtin Democrat January 6, 2013-present Incumbent

18th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Doris Jones Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1972 12 Lost re-election
Mike Stinziano Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1994 22 Lost re-election
Amy Salerno Republican January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2002 8 Term limited
Dan Stewart Democrat January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2010 8 Term Limited
Michael Stinziano Democrat January 3, 2011 – present

19th District[edit]

The 19th District has been based out of Columbus, Ohio and Franklin County since 1966 and currently consists of Westerville, New Albany, Minerva Park, Gahanna and Plain Township and portions of Sharon Township, Blendon Township, Mifflin Township and Columbus. It is one-third of the 3rd Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+6.

The district was represented by the Speaker of the House with Jo Ann Davidson from 1995 to 2000.

Representative Party Term Notes
Alan Norris Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1980 Norris did not seek re-election in 1980.
Jo Ann Davidson Republican January 3, 1981 – December 31, 2000 Davidson was Speaker of the House from 1995 to 2000 and term-limited in 2000.
Larry L. Flowers Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 Flowers was term-limited in 2008.
Marian Harris Democrat January 5, 2009 – December 31, 2010 Harris lost re-election in 2010 to Anne Gonzales.
Anne Gonzales Republican January 3, 2011 – present Incumbent

20th District[edit]

The 20th District has been based out of Columbus, Ohio and Franklin County since 1966 and currently consists of Whitehall, Reynoldsburg, Groveport, Obetz, Lockbourne and Jefferson Township and portions of Truro Township, Madison Township, Hamilton Township, Pickerington, Canal Winchester, Lithopolis and Columbus. It is one-third of the 3rd Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+1.

Representative Party Term Notes
Roger Tracy Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1980 Tracy lost re-election in 1970 to James Baumann.
James Baumann Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1976 Baumann did not seek re-election and instead ran for Congress in 1976.[10]
Dean Conley Democrat January 3, 1979 – December 31, 1992 Conley was redistricted out of his district in 1992 and did not seek re-election.
Jim Mason Republican January 3, 1993 – March 30, 1998 Mason resigned his seat in 1998 to take appointment to the Ohio Court of Appeals.
David Goodman Republican March 30, 1998 – October 2, 2001 Goodman resigned his seat in 2001 to take an appointment to the Ohio Senate.
Jim McGregor Republican October 10, 2001 – December 31, 2008 McGregor lost re-election in 2008 to Nancy Garland.
Nancy Garland Democrat January 5, 2009 – December 31, 2012 Garland was redistricted out of her district in 2012 and did not seek re-election.
Heather Bishoff Democrat January 6, 2013 – present Incumbent

21st District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Pat Tiberi Republican January 3, 1993 – December 31, 2000 8 Ran for the United States House of Representatives
Linda Reidelbach Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2006 6 Did not seek re-election
Kevin Bacon (Ohio politician) Republican January 2, 2007 – December 31, 2010 4 Did not seek reelection
Mike Duffey Republican January 3, 2011 – present

22nd District[edit]

The 22nd District has been based out of Columbus, Ohio and Franklin County since 1966 and currently consists of portions of Columbus. It is one-third of the 19th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+9.

Representative Party Term Notes
Robert E. Holmes Democrat January 3, 1961 – December 31, 1968 Holmes did not seek re-election in 1968 and instead ran for the Ohio District Courts of Appeals.
Larry Hughes Democrat January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1982 Hughes lost re-election in 1982 to David J. Leland.
David J. Leland Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1984 Leland lost re-election in 1984 to E.J. Thomas.
E.J. Thomas Republican January 3, 1985 – November 4, 1999 Thomas resigned in 1999 prior to the expiration of his term.
David J. Robinson Republican December 8, 1999 – September 12, 2000 Robinson lost re-nomination and resigned prior to the expiration of his term.
Jim Hughes Republican September 13, 2000 – December 31, 2008 Hughes was term-limited in 2008 and ran for the Ohio Senate.
John Patrick Carney Democrat January 5, 2009 – present Incumbent

23rd District[edit]

The Twenty-Third District consists of a portion of Franklin County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Frank Pokorny Democrat January 3, 1957 – December 31, 1968 12 Did not seek re-election
Walter Rutkowski Democrat January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1972 4 District relocated
Bill O’Neil Republican January 3, 1973 – March 11, 1980 7 Resigned
Dana Deshler Republican March 11, 1980 – December 31, 1984 4 Did not seek re-election
Bill Schuck Republican January 2, 1987 – December 31, 2000 16 Term limited
Larry Wolpert Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Cheryl Grossman Republican January 5, 2009 – present

24th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Mack Pemberton Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1978 12 Did not seek re-election
Don Gilmore Republican January 3, 1979 – December 31, 1990 12 Lost re-election
Richard Cordray Democrat January 3, 1991 – December 31, 1993 2 Lost re-election
Priscilla D. Mead Republican January 3, 1993 – December 31, 1998 6 Did not seek re-election
Geoffrey C. Smith Republican January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2006 8 Term limited
Ted Celeste Democrat January 2, 2007 – present

25th District[edit]

The 25th District has been based out of Columbus, Ohio and Franklin County since 1966 and currently consists of portions of Columbus, Clinton Township and Mifflin Township. It is one-third of the 15th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+28.

Congresswoman Joyce Beatty represented the district from 1999 to 2008.

Representative Party Term Notes
Phale Hale Democrat January 3, 1967 – April 22, 1980 Hale resigned in 1980 to take a position with the Democratic National Committee.[11]
Otto Beatty Jr. Democrat April 22, 1980 – May 30, 1999 Beatty resigned his seat in 1999 to pursue business opportunities.
Joyce Beatty Democrat May 31, 1999 – December 31, 2008 Beatty was term-limited in 2008.
W. Carlton Weddington Democrat January 5, 2009 – April 24, 2012 Weddington resigned his seat due to corruption charges in 2012.[12]
Kevin Boyce Democrat May 6, 2012 – present Incumbent

26th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Keith McNamara Republican January 3, 1961 – December 31, 1972 12 Lost re-election
William Kopp Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1976 4 Did not seek re-election
Leslie Brown Democrat January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1982 6 Did not seek re-election
Ray Miller Democrat January 3, 1983 – July 1, 1993 10 Resigned
Charleta Tavares Democrat July 1, 1993 – December 31, 1998 5 Did not seek re-election
Ray Miller Democrat January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2002 4 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Larry Price Democrat January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2004 2 Did not seek re-election
Mike Mitchell Democrat January 3, 2005 – December 31, 2006 2 Did not seek re-election
Tracy Heard Democrat January 2, 2007 – present

27th District[edit]

The 27th District has been based out of Cincinnati, Ohio and Hamilton County since 1966 and currently consists Indian Hill, Mariemont, Newtown, Terrace Park, Anderson Township and of portions of Cincinnati, Loveland and Symmes Township. It is one-third of the 7th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+14.

The district was represented by future Ohio Governor Bob Taft from 1977 to 1980.

Representative Party Term Notes
Ralph B. Kohnen Republican January 3, 1963 – January 15, 1968 Kohnen resigned in 1968 after election to Cincinnati City Council.
Frank H. Mayfield Republican January 15, 1968 – December 16, 1975 Mayfield resigned in 1975 to focus on business opportunities.[13]
Bob Taft Republican January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1980 Taft did not seek re-election in 1980 and instead won election as Hamilton County Commissioner.
John O'Brien Republican January 3, 1981 – March 15, 1985 O'Brien died in 1985 while in office.
Jacquelyn K. O’Brien Republican April 16, 1985 – December 31, 2000 O'Brien was term-limited in 2000.
Tom Brinkman Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 Brinkman was term-limited in 2008.
Peter Stautberg Republican January 5, 2009 – present Incumbent

28th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
W. Ray Cadwallader Republican January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1968 4 Did not seek re-election
Dale Schmidt Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1972 4 Did not seek re-election
Richard Finan Republican January 3, 1973 – September 18, 1978 5 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Dale N. Van Vyven Republican September 14, 1978 – December 31, 2000 22 Term limited
Wayne Coates Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2002 2 Lost re-election
Jim Raussen Republican January 3, 2003 – August 18, 2008 5 Resigned
Andrew Ciarfardini Republican December 5, 2008 – December 31, 2008 1 month Did not seek re-election
Connie Pillich Democrat January 5, 2009 – present

29th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
John Bechtold Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1972 6 Did not seek re-election
Helen Fix Republican January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1982 10 Did not seek re-election
Lou Blessing Republican January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1996 14 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Patricia Clancy Republican January 3, 1997 – December 31, 2004 8 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Lou Blessing Republican January 3, 2005 – December 31, 2012 8 Term limited
Louis Blessing III Republican January 3, 2012 – present

30th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Gordon H. Scherer Republican January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1972 8 Did not seek re-election
John Brandenberg Republican January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1976 4 Did not seek re-election
Thomas Pottenger Republican January 3, 1977 – July 20, 1990 13 Resigned
Cheryl Winkler Republican July 20, 1990 – December 31, 2000 10 Term limited
Bill Seitz Republican January 3, 2001 – October 9, 2007 6 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Robert Mecklenborg Republican October 9, 2007 – August 18, 2011 3 Resigned
Louis Terhar Republican September 14, 2011 – present

31st District[edit]

The 31st district has been based out of Cincinnati, Ohio and Hamilton County since 1966 and currently consists Amberley, Silverton, Norwood, St. Bernard, Columbia Township and of portions of Cincinnati and Sycamore Township. It is one-third of the 9th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+16.

Representative Party Term Notes
Norman Murdock Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1978 Murdock did not seek re-election in 1978 but instead ran for Hamilton County Commissioner.[14]
Jerome F. Luebbers Democrat January 3, 1979 – December 31, 2000 Luebbers was term-limited in 2000.
Steve Driehaus Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 Driehaus was term-limited in 2008 and won election to Congress.
Denise Driehaus Democrat January 5, 2009 – present Incumbent

32nd District[edit]

The 32nd district has been based out of Cincinnati, Ohio and Hamilton County since 1966 and currently consists Mount Healty, North College Hill and of portions of Cincinnati and Springfield Township. It is one-third of the 9th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+19.

Members of the Mallory family have held the seat for all but eight years since 1966.

Representative Party Term Notes
William L. Mallory, Sr. Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1994 Mallory did not seek re-election in 1994.
Mark L. Mallory Democrat January 3, 1995 – December 31, 1998 Mallory did not seek reelection in 1998 and instead won election to the Ohio Senate.
Catherine L. Barrett Democrat January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2006 Barrett was term-limited in 2006.
Dale Mallory Democrat January 2, 2007 – present Incumbent

33rd District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Bill Bowen Democrat January 3, 1967 – February 11, 1970 3 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Ed Burden Democrat February 11, 1970 – December 31, 1970 11 months Did not seek re-election
James Rankin Democrat January 3, 1971 – June 28, 1978 7 Died
Helen Rankin Democrat September 14, 1978 – December 31, 1994 16 Did not seek re-election
Samuel T. Britton Democrat January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2002 8 Term limited
Tyrone Yates Democrat January 3, 2003 – February 5, 2010 7 Resigned
Alicia Reece Democrat March 3, 2010 – present

34th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Robert Manning Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1972 4 Lost Reelection
Pete Crossland Democrat January 3, 1973 – March 11, 1983 10 Resigned
Vernon Sykes Democrat March 16, 1983 – December 31, 2000 17 Term limited
Barbara Sykes Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2006 6 Did not seek re-election
Vernon Sykes Democrat January 2, 2007 – present

35th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
John Poda Democrat January 3, 1967 – January 13, 1971 4 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Ronald Weyandt Democrat January 13, 1971 – December 31, 1976 5 Did not seek re-election
Cliff Skeen Democrat January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1992 16 Did not seek re-election
Betty Sutton Democrat January 3, 1993 – December 31, 2000 8 Term limited
Robert J. Otterman Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2007 7 Resigned
John Otterman Democrat January 8, 2008 – December 31, 2010 3 Lost primary election
Zack Milkovich Democrat January 3, 2011 – present

36th District[edit]

The 36th district has been based out of Akron, Ohio and Summit County since 1966 and currently consists of Lakemore, Mogadore, Tallmadge, Springfield Township, Coventry Township, Green Township and of portions of Cuyahoga Falls. It is one-third of the 28th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+3.

Representative Party Term Notes
David Headley Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1972 Headley did not seek re-election in 1972 and instead won election to the Ohio Senate.
Kenneth Cox Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1976 Cox did not seek re-election in 1976 and instead won election to the Ohio Senate.
Bob Nettle Democrat January 3, 1977 – March 4, 1986 Nettle resigned his seat in 1986 following appointment to the Ohio Senate.
Tom Seese Democrat May 21, 1986 – December 31, 1994 Seese lost re-election in 1994 to Twyla Roman.
Twyla Roman Republican January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2002 Roman was term-limited in 2002.
Mary Taylor Republican January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2006 Taylor did not seek re-election in 2006 and instead won election as Ohio Auditor.
Steve Dyer Democrat January 2, 2007 – December 31, 2010 Dyer lost re-election in 2010 to Todd McKenney.
Todd McKenney Republican January 3, 2011 – December 13, 2011 McKenney resigned in 2011 following appointment to the Summit County Common Pleas Court.
Anthony DeVitis Republican December 16, 2011 – present Incumbent

37th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Morris Boyd Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1972 4 Lost re-election
Vernon Cook Democrat January 3, 1973 – November 23, 1987 14 Died
Wayne Jones Democrat January 6, 1988 – December 31, 1996 9 Did not seek re-election
Kevin Coughlin Republican January 3, 1997 – February 5, 2001 4 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
John Widowfield Republican February 12, 2001 – May 28, 2008 7 Resigned
Richard Nero Republican June 12, 2008 – December 31, 2008 6 months Lost re-election
Mike Moran Democrat January 5, 2009 – December 31, 2010 2 Lost reelection
Kristina Roegner Republican January 3, 2011 – present

38th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Claude Fiocca Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1974 8 Lost re-election
Paul Wingard Republican January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1976 2 Lost re-election
Thomas C. Sawyer Democrat January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1984 8 Ran for Mayor of Akron, Ohio
Tom Watkins Republican January 3, 1985 – December 31, 1992 8 Lost re-election
Karen Doty Democrat January 3, 1993 – December 31, 1996 4 Lost re-election
Bryan C. Williams Republican January 2, 1997 – March 5, 2004 7 Resigned
Marilyn Slaby Republican March 5, 2004 – December 31, 2004 9 months Lost re-election
Brian Williams Democrat January 3, 2005 – December 31, 2010 6 Lost Reelection
Lynn Slaby Republican January 3, 2011 – May 6, 2012 1 Resigned
Marilyn Slaby Republican May 12, 2012 – present

39th District[edit]

The 39th district has been based out of Dayton, Ohio and Montgomery County since 1966 and currently consists Jefferson Township and of portions of Dayton and Trotwood. It is one-third of the 5th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+29.

Representative Party Term Notes
C.J. McLin Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 12, 1988 McLin died in 1988 while in office.
Rhine McLin Democrat January 3, 1989–December 31, 1994 McLin did not seek re-election in 1994 and instead won election to the Ohio Senate.
Lloyd Lewis Jr. Democrat January 3, 1995–January 4, 1998 Lewis resigned in 1998 after election to the Dayton City Commission.
Dixie Allen Republican January 6, 1998–June 27, 2006 Allen was a Democrat from 1998 to 2006 and resigned after appointment as a county commissioner.
Clayton Luckie Democrat November 14, 2006-January 2013 Luckie did not seek re-election in 2012 after facing corruption charges.
Fred Strahorn Democrat January 6, 2013-present Incumbent

40th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Ralph Cole Republican January 3, 1955 – December 31, 1968 14 Did not seek re-election
Robert Roderer Republican January 3, 1955 – December 31, 1968 14 Lost re-election
Richard Wittenberg Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1974 2 Lost re-election
Robert D. Schuck Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1972 4 District relocated
Larry Christman Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1980 8 Lost re-election
Russ Guerra Republican January 3, 1981 – April 19, 1992 11 Died
Jeff Jacobson Republican June 17, 1992 – December 31, 2000 8 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Arlene Setzer Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Seth Morgan Republican January 5, 2009 – December 31, 2010 2 Did not seek reelection
Michael Henne Republican January 3, 2011 – present

41st District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Frank Mills Democrat January 3, 1967 – November 11, 1969 2 Died
James Pippenger Democrat January 13, 1970 – December 31, 1970 1 Did not seek re-election
Tom Fries Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 13, 1982 11 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Bob Hickey Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1992 10 Lost re-election
Don Mottley Republican January 3, 1993 – December 31, 2000 8 Term limited
Jon Husted Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Peggy Lehner Republican January 5, 2009 – January 8, 2011 2 Resigned
Jim Butler Republican January 11, 2011 – present

42nd District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Albert Sealy Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1968 2 Did not seek re-election
Fred Young Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1976 8 Did not seek re-election
Bob Corbin Republican January 2, 1977 – December 31, 2000 24 Term limited
John White Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Terry Blair Republican January 5, 2009 – present

43rd District[edit]

The 43rd district has been based out of Dayton, Ohio and Montgomery County since 1966 and currently consists of all of Preble County as well as Farmersville, New Lebanon, Brookville, Trotwood, Clayton, Harrison Township, Perry Township, Jackson Township, and portions of Dayton. It is one-third of the 5th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+3.

Representative Party Term Notes
David Albritton Republican January 3, 1961 – December 31, 1972 Albritton lost re-election in 1972 to Ed Orlett.
Ed Orlett Democrat January 3, 1973 – January 8, 1986 Orlett resigned in 1986 to serve as Montgomery County Clerk of Courts.
Tom Roberts Democrat January 8, 1986 – December 31, 2000 Roberts was term-limited in 2000.
Fred Strahorn Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 Strahorn was term-limited in 2008.
Roland Winburn Democrat January 5, 2009 – present Incumbent

44th District[edit]

The 44th district has been based out of Toledo, Ohio and Lucas County since 1966 and currently consists of portions of Toledo. It is one-third of the 11th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+30.

Representative Party Term Notes
James Holzemer Democrat January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1968 Holzemer did not seek re-election in 1968 and instead won election as Lucas County Commissioner.
Casey Jones Democrat January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1994 Jones did not seek re-election in 1994.
Jack Ford Democrat January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2001 Ford resigned in 2001 after winning election as Mayor of Toledo, Ohio
Edna Brown Democrat January 8, 2002 – December 31, 2010 Brown was term-limited in 2010 and won election to the Ohio Senate.
Michael Ashford Democrat January 3, 2011 – present Incumbent

45th District[edit]

The 45th district has been based out of Toledo, Ohio and Lucas County since 1966 and currently consists of portions of Toledo. It is one-third of the 11th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+14.

Representative Party Term Notes
Marigene Valiquette Democrat January 3, 1963 – January 13, 1969 Valiquette resigned in 1969 to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Arthur Wilkowski Democrat January 15, 1969 – July 19, 1983 Wilkowski resigned prior to the expiration of his term.[15]
Don Czarcinski Democrat November 30, 1983 – December 31, 1992 Czarcinski lost re-election in 1992 to Sally Perz.
Sally Perz Republican January 3, 1993 – September 14, 1999 Perz resigned to take a position with the University of Toledo.
Jim Mettler Republican October 20, 1999 – December 31, 2000 Mettler lost re-election in 2000 to Teresa Fedor.
Teresa Fedor Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2002 Fedor did not seek re-election in 2002 and instead won election to the Ohio Senate.
Peter Ujvagi Democrat January 3, 2003 – March 17, 2010 Ujvagi resigned in 2010 to become Lucas County Administrator.
Joe Walter Democrat March 24, 2010 – December 31, 2010 Walter did not seek election in 2010.
Teresa Fedor Democrat January 3, 2011 – present Incumbent

46th District[edit]

The 46th district has been based out of Toledo, Ohio and Lucas County since 1966 and currently consists of Maumee, Springfield Township, Jerusalem Township, Holland, Oregon and portions of Toledo. It is one-third of the 11th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+8.

Representative Party Term Notes
Barney Quilter Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1994 Quilter did not seek re-election in 1994.
John Garcia Republican January 3, 1995 – December 31, 1998 Garcia lost re-election in 1998 to Jeanine Perry.
Jeanine Perry Democrat January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2006 Perry was term-limited in 2006.
Matt Szollosi Democrat January 2, 2007 – May 31, 2013 Szollosi resigned to take a position with the Affiliated Building Trades.
Michael Sheehy Democrat June 16, 2013-present Incumbent

47th District[edit]

The 47th district has been based out of Toledo, Ohio and Lucas County since 1966 and currently consists of portions of Lucas and Fulton counties. It is one-third of the 2nd Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+6.

Representative Party Term Notes
John Galbraith Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1986 Galbraith lost re-election in 1986 to Arlene Singer.
Arlene Singer Democrat January 2, 1987 – December 31, 1988 Singer lost re-election in 1988 to Tim Greenwood.
Tim Greenwood Republican January 3, 1989 – January 4, 1995 Greenwood resigned in 1995 to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Lynn Olman Republican January 4, 1995 – December 31, 2004 Olman was term-limited in 2004.
Mark Wagoner Republican January 3, 2005 – January 15, 2008 Wagoner resigned in 2008 to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Barbara Sears Republican January 15, 2008 – present Incumbent

48th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Robert Levitt Republican January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1974 12 Did not seek re-election
David Johnson Republican January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1976 2 Did not seek re-election
John Kellogg Republican January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1978 2 Did not seek re-election
David Johnson Republican January 3, 1979 – December 31, 1994 16 Did not seek re-election
Kirk Schuring Republican January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2002 8 Term limited
Scott Oelslager Republican January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2010 8 Term Limited
Kirk Schuring Republican January 3, 2011 – present

49th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
James Thorpe Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1974 8 Lost re-election
William J. Healy Democrat January 3, 1975 – December 31, 2000 26 Term limited
Mary Cirelli Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2004 4 Did not seek re-election
William J. Healy II Democrat January 3, 2005 – December 12, 2007 2 Ran for Mayor of Canton, Ohio
Stephen Slesnick Democrat March 11, 2008 – present

50th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Michael Gamble Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1968 2 Lost re-election
Ross Heintzelman Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1972 4 Lost re-election
Irene Smart Democrat January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1978 5 Resigned
Robert Regula Democrat January 3, 1978 – December 31, 1978 1 Lost re-election
Chuck Red Ash Republican January 3, 1979 – December 31, 1990 12 Lost re-election
Johnnie Maier Jr. Democrat January 3, 1991 – December 31, 1999 9 Resigned
Mike Stevens Democrat January 11, 2000 – December 31, 2000 1 Lost re-election
John Hagan Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 8 Term Limited
Todd Snitchler Republican January 5, 2009 – January 21, 2011 2 Resigned
Christina Hagan Republican February 3, 2011 – present

51st District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Thomas Rentschler Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1970 4 Did not seek re-election
Tom Kindness Republican January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1974 4 Ran for the United States House of Representatives
Michael A. Fox Republican January 3, 1975 – October 14, 1997 22 Resigned
Greg Jolivette Republican October 15, 1997 – January 16, 2004 6 Resigned
Courtney Combs Republican January 21, 2004 – present

52nd District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Barry Levey Republican January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1970 8 Did not seek re-election
David Armbruster Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1972 2 Lost re-election
Bill Donham Republican January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1984 12 Did not seek re-election
John Boehner Republican January 3, 1985 – December 31, 1990 6 Ran for the United States House of Representatives
Scott Nein Republican January 3, 1991 – July 11, 1995 4 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Gary Cates Republican October 5, 1995 – December 31, 2004 9 Ran for a seat in the Ohio Senate
Bill Coley Republican January 3, 2005 – May 24, 2011 6 Resigned
Margaret Conditt Republican May 25, 2011 – present

53rd District[edit]

54th District[edit]

The 54th district has always been based in southwestern Ohio, and currently comprises Warren County as well as portions of Butler County. It makes up one-third of the 7th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+13.

Representative Party Term Notes
Corwin Nixon Republican January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1992 Nixon did not seek re-election in 1992.
George E. Terwilleger Republican January 5, 1993 – December 31, 2000 Terwilleger was term-limited in 2000.
Tom Raga Republican January 5, 2001 – December 31, 2006 Raga ran for Ohio Lieutenant Governor in 2006.
Shannon Jones Republican January 2, 2007 – August 10, 2009 Jones resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Peter Beck Republican September 20, 2009 – present Incumbent

55th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Henry Schriver Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1968 2 Lost re-election
Don Pease Democrat January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1974 6 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Scribner Fauver Republican January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1976 2 Lost re-election
John Bara Democrat January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1980 4 Did not seek re-election
Marguerite Bowman Democrat January 3, 1981 – December 31, 1982 2 Did not seek re-election
John Bara Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1992 10 Did not seek re-election
John Bender Democrat January 3, 1993 – December 31, 2000 8 Term limited
Jeffrey Manning Republican January 3, 2001 – March 4, 2003 2 Resigned
Earl Martin Republican April 8, 2003 – December 31, 2006 3 Lost re-election
Matt Lundy Democrat January 2, 2007 – present

56th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Ed DeChant Democrat January 3, 1949 – December 31, 1968 20 Did not seek re-election
Leo Camera Democrat January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1982 14 Did not seek re-election
Michael Camera Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1984 2 Did not seek re-election
Joseph Koziura Democrat January 3, 1985 – December 31, 1995 10 Resigned to become Mayor of Lorain, Ohio
Dan Metelsky Democrat January 9, 1996 – October 17, 2001 5 Resigned
Joseph Koziura Democrat October 30, 2001 – December 31, 2010 9 Term Limited
Dan Ramos Democrat January 3, 2011 – present

57th District[edit]

The 57th district has been based in northern Ohio, and currently comprises Huron County as well as portions of Lorain County. It makes up one-third of the 13th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+4.

Representative Party Term Notes
Ethel Swanbeck Republican January 3, 1955 – December 31, 1976 Swanbeck did not seek re-election in 1976.[16]
Marie Tansey Republican January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1988 Tansey did not seek re-election in 1988.[17]
Katherine Walsh Democrat January 3, 1989 – December 31, 1994 Walsh lost re-election in 1994 to Bill Taylor.
Bill Taylor Republican January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2000 Taylor did not seek re-election in 2000.
J. Tom Lendrum Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2002 Lendrum re-districted and lost re-election against Rep. Chris Redfern.
Kathleen Walcher Republican January 3, 2003 – May 25, 2006 Walcher resigned prior to the expiration of her term in 2006.
Dan White Republican May 25, 2006 – December 31, 2006 White lost re-election to Matt Barrett in 2006.
Matt Barrett Democrat January 2, 2007 – April 21, 2008 Barrett resigned following a sex scandal.[18]
Tom Heydinger Democrat May 21, 2008 – December 31, 2008 Heydinger did not seek re-election in 2008.[19]
Terry Boose Republican January 5, 2009 – present Incumbent

58th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Tom Gilmartin Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1968 2 Did not seek re-election
John V. McCarthy Democrat January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1972 4 Did not seek re-election
Tom Gilmartin Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1986 14 Did not seek re-election
Bob Hagan Democrat January 2, 1987 – February 8, 1997 10 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Sylvester Patton Democrat February 8, 1997 – December 31, 2006 9 Term limited
Bob Hagan Democrat January 2, 2007 – present

59th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Walter Paulo Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1972 6 Did not seek re-election
Tom Carney Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1974 2 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Ron Gerberry Democrat January 3, 1975 – December 31, 2000 26 Term limited
Kenneth Carano Democrat January 3, 2001 – April 21, 2007 6 Resigned
Ron Gerberry Democrat May 21, 2007 – present

60th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Joe Tulley Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1976 10 Lost re-election
Ed Hughes Democrat January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1982 6 Did not seek re-election
Dan Troy Democrat January 3, 1982 – December 31, 1996 14 Lost re-election
Jamie Callender Republican January 3, 1997 – December 31, 2004 8 Term limited
Lorraine Fende Democrat January 3, 2005 – present

61st District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Richard Hollington Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1970 4 Lost re-election
Harry Lehman Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1980 10 Did not seek re-election
Lee Fisher Democrat January 3, 1981 – December 31, 1982 2 District relocated
Robert Hagan Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1988 6 Did not seek re-election
Ray Sines Republican January 3, 1989 – December 31, 1996 8 Did not seek re-election
Ron Young Republican January 3, 1997 – December 31, 2004 8 Term limited
Timothy J. Cassell Democrat January 3, 2005 – December 31, 2006 2 Lost re-election
Carol-Ann Schindel Republican January 2, 2007 – December 31, 2008 2 Lost re-election
Mark Schneider Democrat January 5, 2009 – December 31, 2010 2 Lost re-election
Ron Young Republican January 3, 2011 – present

62nd District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Bill Anderson Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1968 2 Did not seek re-election
Thomas Pottenger Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1972 4 Did not seek re-election
Jim Luken Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1976 4 Ran for Mayor of Cincinnati
Terry Tranter Democrat January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1992 16 Lost re-election
Bob Schuler Republican January 3, 1993 – December 31, 2000 8 Term limited
Michelle G. Schneider Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Ron Maag Republican January 5, 2009 – present

63rd District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
James B. Hagan Democrat January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1968 2 Did not seek re-election
Michael Del Bane Democrat January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1980 12 Lost re-election
Joe Williams Republican January 3, 1981 – December 31, 1986 6 Lost re-election
June Lucas Democrat January 2, 1987 – December 31, 2000 14 Term limited
Anthony Latell Jr. Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2002 2 Did not seek re-election
Sandra Harwood Democrat January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2010 8 Term Limited
Sean O'Brien Democrat January 3, 2011 – present

64th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Margaret Dennison Republican January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1968 6 Did not seek re-election
Larry Nord Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1970 2 Lost re-election
Bob Nader Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1982 12 Did not seek re-election
Michael G. Verich Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 8, 1998 15 Resigned
Chris Verich Democrat December 8, 1998 – December 31, 1998 1 month Did not seek re-election
Michael G. Verich Democrat January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2000 2 Did not seek re-election
Daniel Sferra Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2004 4 Lost re-election
Randy Law Republican January 3, 2005 – December 31, 2006 2 Lost re-election
Tom Letson Democrat January 2, 2007 – present

65th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Robert Reckman Republican January 3, 1953 – December 31, 1968 16 Did not seek re-election
Chester Cruze Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1976 8 Did not seek re-election
Edith Mayer Republican January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1982 6 Did not seek re-election
Sue Fisher Republican January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1984 2 Did not seek re-election
Sam Bateman Republican January 3, 1985 – December 31, 2000 16 Term limited
Jean Schmidt Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2004 4 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Joe Uecker Republican January 3, 2005 – present

66th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Rick Rench Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1992 10 District eliminated
Rose Vesper Republican January 3, 1993 – December 31, 2000 8 Term limited
Tom Niehaus Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2004 4 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Danny Bubp Republican January 3, 2005 – present

67th District[edit]

The 67th district has always been based in central Ohio, and currently comprises portions of Delaware County. It makes up one-third of the 19th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+14.

Representative Party Term Notes
Chuck Fry Republican January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1974 Fry ran for Ohio Governor in 1974.[20]
Charles R. Saxbe Republican January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1982 Saxbe for Ohio Attorney General in 1982.[21]
Joan Lawrence Republican January 3, 1983 – December 31, 2000 Lawrence was term-limited in 2000.
Jon Peterson Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 Peterson was term-limited in 2008.
Kris Jordan Republican January 5, 2009 – December 31, 2010 Jordan did not seek re-election in 2008 and instead won election to the Ohio Senate.
Andrew Brenner Republican January 3, 2011 – present Incumbent

68th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Kenneth Creasy Republican January 3, 1959 – December 31, 1972 14 Did not seek re-election
Harry Turner Republican January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1984 12 Did not seek re-election
Tom Van Meter Republican January 3, 1985 – December 31, 1986 2 Did not seek re-election
Eugene Byers Republican January 2, 1987 – December 31, 1994 8 Did not seek re-election
Bill Harris Republican January 3, 1995 – August 15, 2000 5 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Thom Collier Republican September 15, 2000 – December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Margaret Ruhl Republican January 5, 2009 – present

69th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Dennis Dannley Republican January 3, 1961 – December 31, 1968 8 Did not seek re-election
William G. Batchelder Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1998 30 Did not seek re-election
Chuck Calvert Republican January 3, 1999 – December 31, 2006 8 Term limited
William G. Batchelder Republican January 2, 2007 – present

70th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Mark C. Schinnerer Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1970 4 Lost re-election
Richard Celeste Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1974 4 Ran for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
Francine Panehal Democrat January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1988 14 Did not seek re-election
Madeline Cain Democrat January 3, 1989 – December 31, 1995 7 Ran for Mayor of Lakewood, Ohio
Dan Brady Democrat January 6, 1996 – December 31, 1998 3 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Bryan Flannery Democrat January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2002 4 Lost re-election
Bob Gibbs Republican January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2008 6 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Dave Hall Republican January 5, 2009 – present

71st District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
John McDonald Democrat January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1970 6 Lost re-election
Raymond Luther Republican January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1972 2 Lost re-election
Eugene Branstool Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1982 10 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Marc Guthrie Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1994 12 Lost re-election
Jay Hottinger Republican January 3, 1995 – February 20, 1998 3 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
David R. Evans Republican February 20, 1998 – December 31, 2006 8 Term limited
Jay Hottinger Republican January 2, 2007 – present

72nd District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Ralph Welker Republican January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1972 8 Did not seek re-election
Claire Ball Republican January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1982 10 Lost re-election
Jolynn Boster Democrat January 3, 1983 – April 24, 1989 6 Resigned
Mary Abel Democrat May 9, 1989 – December 31, 1996 7 Lost re-election
Larry Householder Republican January 3, 1997 – December 31, 2004 8 Term limited
Ron Hood Republican January 3, 2005 – December 31, 2006 2 Did not seek re-election
Dan Dodd Democrat January 2, 2007 – December 31, 2010 4 Lost re-election
Bill Hayes Republican January 3, 2011 – present

73rd District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Herman Ankeney Republican January 3, 1953 – December 31, 1968 16 Did not seek re-election
John Scott Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1976 8 Did not seek re-election
Jim Zehner Democrat January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1982 6 Lost re-election
Bob Doyle Republican January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1992 10 Did not seek re-election
Marilyn Reid Republican January 3, 1993 – December 31, 1998 6 Lost primary election
Steve Austria Republican January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2000 2 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Kevin DeWine Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Jarrod Martin Republican January 5, 2009 – present

74th District[edit]

75th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Joseph Kainrad Democrat January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1968 6 Lost re-election
Anice Johnson Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1970 2 Lost re-election
Marcus Roberto Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1976 6 Ran for the Ohio Senate
John A. Begala Democrat January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1982 6 Did not seek re-election
Paul Jones Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1994 12 Lost re-election
Ann H. Womer Benjamin Republican January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2002 8 Term limited
Kathleen Chandler Democrat January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2010 8 Term Limited
Kathleen Clyde Democrat January 3, 2011 – present

76th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Edwin Hofstetter Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1968 2 Ran for the Ohio 11th District Court of Appeals
James I. Hunt Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1970 2 Lost re-election
James Mueller Democrat January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1974 4 Did not seek re-election
Dennis Wojtanowski Democrat January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1982 8 Lost re-election
Bob Clark Republican January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1992 10 Did not seek re-election
Diane Grendell Republican January 3, 1993 – December 31, 2000 8 Term limited
Tim Grendell Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2004 4 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Matt Dolan Republican January 3, 2005 – January 19, 2010 5 Resigned
Richard Hollington Republican February 6, 2010 – January 7, 2012 2 Resigned
Mary Brigid Matheney Republican January 8, 2012 – April 16, 2012 4 months Resigned
Matt Lynch Republican April 16, 2012 – present

77th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
John Weis Republican January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1968 6 Lost re-election
Don Maddux Democrat January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1980 12 Lost re-election
Steve Williams Republican January 3, 1981 – December 31, 1990 10 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Jon D. Myers Republican January 3, 1991 – December 31, 1990 10 Term limited
Tim Schaffer Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2006 6 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Gerald Stebleton Republican January 2, 2007 – present

78th District[edit]

79th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Joseph Hiestand Republican January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1974 10 Did not seek re-election
Bob McEwen Republican January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1980 6 Ran for United States House of Representatives
Joe Haines Republican January 3, 1981 – November 4, 1999 18 Resigned
Chris Widener Republican December 8, 1999 – December 31, 2000 1 Lost primary election
Merle G. Kearns Republican January 3, 2001 – August 25, 2005 4 Resigned
Ross McGregor Republican October 5, 2005 – present

80th District[edit]

The 80th district has always been based in western Ohio, and currently comprises Miami County as well as portions of Darke County. It makes up one-third of the 5th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+15.

The district was represented by Bob Netzley, the longest serving member in the history of the Ohio House of Representatives, from 1961 to 2000.

Representative Party Term Notes
Bob Netzley Republican January 3, 1961 – December 31, 2000 Netzley was term-limited in 2000.
Diana Fessler Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 Fessler was term-limited in 2008.
Richard Adams Republican January 5, 2009 – present Incumbent

81st District[edit]

The 81st district has always been based in northwest Ohio, and currently comprises Williams, Henry and Putnam counties, as well as portions of Fulton County. It makes up one-third of the 1st Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+11.

Representative Party Term Notes
Ralph Cole Republican January 3, 1955 – March 1, 1968 Cole resigned to become a judge on the Ohio Court of Appeals.[22]
Robert D. Schuck Republican March 1, 1968 – December 31, 1972 Schuck lost re-nomination in 1972 to Michael Oxley.[23]
Michael Oxley Republican January 3, 1973 – July 15, 1981 Oxley resigned after winning election to Congress.
Charlie Earl Republican October 7, 1981 – December 31, 1984 Earl did not seek re-election in 1984.
Lynn Wachtmann Republican January 3, 1985 – December 31, 1998 Wachtmann did not seek re-election and instead ran for the Ohio Senate.
Jim Hoops Republican January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2006 Hoops was term-limited in 2006.
Lynn Wachtmann Republican January 2, 2007 – present Incumbent

82nd District[edit]

The 82nd district has always been based in northwest Ohio, and currently comprises Defiance, Paulding and Van Wert counties, as well as portions of Auglaize County. It makes up one-third of the 1st Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+10.

Representative Party Term Notes
Fred Hadley Republican January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1978 Hadley did not seek re-election in 1978.
Larry Manahan Republican January 3, 1979 – December 31, 1992 Manahan did not seek re-election in 1992.
Richard Hodges Republican January 3, 1993 – December 31, 1998 Hodges did not seek re-election in 1998.
Steve Buehrer Republican January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2006 Buehrer was term-limited in 2006 and ran for the Ohio Senate.
Bruce Goodwin Republican January 2, 2007 – December 31, 2012 Goodwin did not seek re-election in 2012.
Tony Burkley Republican January 6, 2013 – present Incumbent

83rd District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
James Weldishofer Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1968 2 Did not seek re-election
Donald Fraser Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1972 4 Lost re-election
Richard Wittenberg Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1974 2 Lost re-election
Irma Karmol Republican January 3, 1975 – April 24, 1979 4 Died
Dave Karmol Republican May 15, 1979 – December 31, 1982 4 District relocated
Jon Stozich Republican January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1992 10 Did not seek re-election
Chuck Brading Republican January 3, 1993 – December 31, 2000 8 Term limited
Mike Gilb Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2006 6 Did not seek re-election
Cliff Hite Republican January 2, 2007 – February 2, 2011 4 Resigned
Robert Sprague Republican February 2, 2011 – present

84th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Robert Roderer Republican January 3, 1955 – December 31, 1968 14 Lost re-election
Richard Wittenberg Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1974 2 Lost re-election
Tony P. Hall Democrat January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1972 4 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Paul Leonard Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1980 8 Ran for Mayor of Dayton, Ohio
Larry Balweg Democrat January 3, 1981 – December 31, 1982 2 District relocated
Jim Buchy Republican January 3, 1983 – December 31, 2000 18 Term limited
Keith Faber Republican January 3, 2001 – January 2, 2007 6 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Jim Zehringer Republican February 20, 2007 – January 3, 2011 4 Resigned
Jim Buchy Republican January 3, 2011 – present

85th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Vaughn Stocksdale Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1968 2 Did not seek reelection
Jack P. Oliver Republican January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1972 4 Lost re-election
Dale Locker Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1984 12 Lost re-election
Jim Davis (Ohio) Republican January 3, 1985 – December 31, 1994 10 Did not seek re-election
Jim Jordan Republican January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2000 6 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Derrick Seaver Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2006 6 Lost primary election
John Adams Republican January 2, 2007 – present

86th District[edit]

The 86th district has always been based in west-central Ohio, and currently comprises Union County as well as the majority of Marion County. It makes up one-third of the 26th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+11.

Representative Party Term Notes
Rodney Hughes Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1990 Hughes did not seek re-election in 1990.
Ed Core Republican January 3, 1991 – August 9, 1999 Core died while in office in 1999.[24]
Tony Core Republican September 8, 1999 – December 31, 2008 Core was term-limited in 2008.
David Burke Republican January 5, 2009 – July 25, 2011 Burke resigned when appointed to the Ohio Senate.
Dorothy Liggett Pelanda Republican July 25, 2011 – present Incumbent

87th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Lloyd Kerns Republican January 3, 1961 – December 31, 1972 12 Did not seek re-election
Walter McClaskey Republican January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1986 14 Did not seek re-election
Larry Adams Republican January 2, 1987 – December 31, 1990 4 Lost re-election
Randy Weston Democrat January 3, 1991 – December 31, 2000 10 Term limited
Steve Reinhard Republican January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Jeffrey McClain Republican January 5, 2009 – present

88th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Robert Carpenter Republican January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1970 8 Did not seek re-election
Paul Pfeifer Republican January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1972 2 Lost re-election
Gene Damschroder Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1982 10 Lost re-election
Dwight Wise Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1994 12 Lost re-election
Rex Damschroder Republican January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2002 8 Term limited
Jeff Wagner Republican January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2010 8 Term Limited
Rex Damschroder Republican January 3, 2011 – present

89th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Howard Knight Republican January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1972 10 Lost re-election
Fred Deering Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1992 20 Did not seek re-election
Darrell Opfer Democrat January 3, 1993 – August 10, 1999 6 Resigned
Chris Redfern Democrat September 8, 1999 – December 31, 2008 9 Term limited
Dennis Murray Democrat January 5, 2009 – present

90th District[edit]

The 90th district has always been based in southern Ohio, and currently comprises Adams County, Scioto County as well as portions of Lawrence County. It makes up one-third of the 14th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+1.

The district has been known as 'Vern Riffe Country', as it was represented by Vern Riffe, the longest serving Speaker of the House in Ohio history.

Representative Party Term Notes
Vern Riffe Democrat January 3, 1959 – December 31, 1994 Riffe did not seek re-election in 1994.
William L. Ogg Democrat January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2002 Ogg was term-limited in 2002.
Todd Book Democrat January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2010 Book was term-limited in 2010.
Terry Johnson Republican January 3, 2011 – present Incumbent

91st District[edit]

The 91st district has always been based in southern Ohio, and currently comprises Clinton, Highland and Pike counties, as well as portions of Ross County. It makes up one-third of the 17th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+8.

Representative Party Term Notes
Bill Mussey Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1972 Mussey did not seek re-election in 1972 and instead won election to the Ohio Senate.
Harry Mallott Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1990 Mallott was defeated for re-election in 1990 by Doug White.
Doug White Republican January 5, 1991 – April 16, 1996 White resigned in 1996 to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Dennis Stapleton Republican April 16, 1996 – December 31, 2002 Stapleton was re-districted and did not seek re-election in 2002.
David T. Daniels Republican January 5, 2003 – December 31, 2010 Daniels was term-limited and won election to the Ohio Senate in 2010.
Cliff Rosenberger Republican January 3, 2011 – present Incumbent

92nd District[edit]

The 92nd district has always been based in southern Ohio, and currently comprises Fayette County as well as portions of Ross and Pickaway counties. It makes up one-third of the 17th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+5.

The seat was represented by former Ohio Lieutenant Governor Myrl Shoemaker from 1959 to 1982.

Representative Party Term Notes
Myrl Shoemaker Democrat January 3, 1959 – December 31, 1982 Shoemaker did not seek re-election and instead won election as Ohio Lieutenant Governor in 1982.
Mike Shoemaker Democrat January 3, 1983 – February 8, 1997 Shoemaker resigned in 1997 to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Joseph P. Sulzer Democrat February 8, 1997 – December 31, 2002 Sulzer lost re-election in 2002 to John M. Schlichter.
John M. Schlichter Republican January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2008 Schlichter lost re-election in 2008 to Raymond Pryor.
Raymond Pryor Democrat January 5, 2009 – December 31, 2010 Pryor lost Re-election in 2010 to Bob Peterson.
Bob Peterson Republican January 3, 2011 – May 6, 2012 Peterson resigned in 2012 to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Gary Scherer Republican May 14, 2012 – present Incumbent

93rd District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Carlton Davidson Republican January 3, 1961 – December 31, 1972 12 Did not seek re-election
Oakley C. Collins Republican January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1974 2 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Ron James Democrat January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1984 10 Did not seek re-election
Mark Malone Democrat January 3, 1985 – December 31, 1994 10 Lost re-election
John Carey Republican January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2002 8 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Clyde Evans Republican January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2010 8 Term Limited
John Carey Republican January 3, 2011 – December 15, 2011 1 Resigned
Philip H. Rose Republican December 21, 2011 – April 16, 2012 4 months Resigned
Ryan Smith Republican April 16, 2012 – present

94th District[edit]

95th District[edit]

The 95th district sprawls across southeastern Ohio and currently comprises Carroll, Harrison and Noble counties as well as portions of Belont and Washington counties. It makes up one-third of the 30th Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of EVEN.

The seat is unique as Ohio Governor Nancy P. Hollister represented the district following her governorship, albeit 10 days.

Representative Party Term Notes
Don Goddard Republican January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1970 Goddard lost the party re-nomination to Sam Speck in 1970.[25]
Sam Speck Republican January 3, 1971 – December 31, 1976 Speck did not seek re-election in 1976 but instead won election to the Ohio Senate.
Tom Johnson Republican January 3, 1977 – January 5, 1999 Johnson resigned in 1999 to become head of the Office of Budget and Management.
Nancy P. Hollister Republican January 5, 1999 – December 31, 2004 Hollister is a former Ohio Governor and lost re-election in 2004 to Jennifer Garrison.
Jennifer Garrison Democrat January 3, 2005 – December 6, 2010 Garrison did not seek re-election in 2010 and resigned prior to the expiration of her term.
Larry Woodford Democrat December 8, 2010 – December 31, 2010 Woodford was appointed as a place-holder and did not seek election in 2010.
Andy Thompson Republican January 3, 2011 – present Incumbent

96th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Douglas Applegate Democrat January 3, 1961 – December 31, 1968 8 Did not seek re-election
Arthur Bowers Democrat January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1986 18 Did not seek re-election
Jerry W. Krupinski Democrat January 2, 1987 – December 31, 2000 14 Term limited
Eileen Krupinski Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2002 2 Lost primary election
John Domenick Democrat January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2010 8 Term Limited
Lou Gentile Democrat January 3, 2011 – December 15, 2011 1 Resigned
Jack Cera Democrat December 15, 2011 – present

97th District[edit]

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
David Weissert Republican January 3, 1961 – December 31, 1972 12 Did not seek re-election
Rex Kieffer Jr. Republican January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1978 6 Lost re-election
Jim Ross Democrat January 3, 1979 – December 31, 1982 4 Did not seek re-election
Joe Secrest Democrat January 3, 1983 – June 30, 1992 9 Resigned
Michael McCullough Democrat June 30, 1992 – December 31, 1992 6 months Lost re-election
Joy Padgett Republican January 3, 1993 – June 30, 1999 6 Resigned
Jim Aslanides Republican June 30, 1999 – December 31, 2008 9 Term limited
Troy Balderson Republican January 5, 2009 – July 24, 2011 2 Resigned
Brian Hill Republican July 24, 2011 – present

98th District[edit]

The 98th district has been based in eastern Ohio since 1966 and currently comprises Tuscarawas County, as well as portions of Holmes County. It makes up one-third of the 31st Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of R+4.

The district was represented by Speaker of the House A.G. Lancione for over thirty years, who was followed by former Congressman Wayne Hays and future Congressmen Bob Ney and Charlie Wilson.

Representative Party Term Notes
A.G. Lancione Democrat January 3, 1947 – December 31, 1978 Lancione did not seek re-election in 1978.[26]
Wayne Hays Democrat January 3, 1979 – December 31, 1980 Hays was defeated in 1980 by Bob Ney.[27]
Bob Ney Republican January 3, 1979 – December 31, 1982 Ney lost re-election to Jack Cera in 1982.
Jack Cera Democrat January 3, 1983 – December 31, 1996 Cera did not seek re-election in 1996 and instead ran for the Ohio Senate.
Charlie Wilson Democrat January 3, 1997 – December 31, 2004 Wilson was term-limited in 2004 and won election to the Ohio Senate.
Allan Sayre Democrat January 3, 2005 – June 2, 2010 Sayre resigned in 2010 prior to the expiration of his term.
Joshua O'Farrell Democrat June 2, 2010 – December 31, 2010 O'Farrell lost re-election in 2010 to Al Landis.
Al Landis Republican January 3, 2011 – present Incumbent

99th District[edit]

The 99th district has been based in Ashtabula, Ohio since 1966 and currently comprises most of Ashtabula County as well as portions of Geauga County. It makes up one-third of the 32nd Senate District. It has a Cook PVI of D+4.

Representative Party Term Notes
E. W. Lampson Republican January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1972 Lampson did not seek re-election in 1972.
Bob Boggs Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1982 Boggs did not seek re-election in 1982 and instead won election to the Ohio Senate.
Ross Boggs Democrat January 3, 1983 – February 17, 1999 Boggs resigned to serve on the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review.
George Distel Democrat February 17, 1999 – March 31, 2008 Distel resigned to serve as Director of the Ohio Turnpike Commission.
Deborah Newcomb Democrat May 20, 2008 – December 31, 2010 Newcomb lost re-election in 2010 to Casey Kozlowski.
Casey Kozlowski Republican January 3, 2011 – December 31, 2012 Kozlowski lost re-election in 2012 to John Patterson.
John Patterson Democrat January 6, 2013 – present Incumbent

Defunct districts[edit]

The 2nd district from 1966-1972 comprised Paulding, Van Wert and Auglaize counties as well as portions of Putnam and Mercer counties. It was combined with another district following the 1970 census.[28]

Representative Party Term Notes
Robert Wilhelm Republican January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1972 Wilhelm was redistricted into another district and lost re-nomination.
Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Jim Panno Democrat January 3, 1965 – June 9, 1970 5 Died
George D. Tablack Democrat June 9, 1970 – December 31, 1976 6 Did not seek re-election
Joseph Vukovich Democrat January 2, 1977 – December 31, 1992 16 Did not seek re-election
Francis Carr Democrat January 3, 1993 – December 31, 1994 2 Lost re-election
Ron Hood Republican January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2000 6 Lost re-election
John Boccieri Democrat January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2006 6 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Mark Okey Democrat January 2, 2007 – present
Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
George Voinovich Republican January 3, 1967 – December 15, 1971 4 Resigned
Edward Ryder Republican December 15, 1971 – December 31, 1972 1 Lost re-election
John McCormack Democrat January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1974 2 Did not seek re-election
Dennis Eckart Democrat January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1980 6 Ran for United States Congress
Ron Suster Democrat January 3, 1981 – October 5, 1995 14 Resigned
Ed Jerse Democrat October 5, 1995 – December 31, 2004 9 Term limited
Kenny Yuko Democrat January 3, 2005 – present

|- |style="background:#B0CEFF"|Frank Gorman |style="background:#B0CEFF"|Democrat |style="background:#B0CEFF"|January 3, 1965 – December 31, 1968 |style="background:#B0CEFF"|4 |style="background:#B0CEFF"|Did not seek re-election |- |style="background:#B0CEFF"|Leonard Ostrovsky |style="background:#B0CEFF"|Democrat |style="background:#B0CEFF"|January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1972 |style="background:#B0CEFF"|4 |style="background:#B0CEFF"|Did not seek re-election |- |style="background:#B0CEFF"|Ken Rocco |style="background:#B0CEFF"|Democrat |style="background:#B0CEFF"|January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1982 |style="background:#B0CEFF"|10 |style="background:#B0CEFF"|District relocated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ohio Secretary of State, Ohio Election Statistics 1965-70
  2. ^ Ohio Secretary of State - 2008 election statistics
  3. ^ Ohio election statistics 1974 (Ohio Secretary of State)
  4. ^ Republican legislator to head mental office
  5. ^ Lima lawyer named to Pentagon post
  6. ^ 1970 election statistics (Ohio Secretary of State)
  7. ^ 1982 election statistics (Ohio Secretary of State)
  8. ^ 2010 election statistics (Ohio Secretary of State)
  9. ^ 2012 election statistics (Ohio Secretary of State)
  10. ^ GOP makes Gains in OH Senate
  11. ^ Ohio legislator resigns to accept party post in Washington
  12. ^ Ex-Rep. Weddington gets 3 years for bribery
  13. ^ Sen. Taft's son to be legislator
  14. ^ Leader in Ohio House won't seek re-election
  15. ^ Wilkowski tells plan to leave legislature
  16. ^ Ethel Swanbeck served 22 years in Ohio House
  17. ^ Legislative incumbents seek re-election
  18. ^ Ohio Rep. Matthew Barrett quits over nude image during school talk
  19. ^ Heydinger bows out of race
  20. ^ GOP candidate for Governor says free choice denied
  21. ^ Ohio Secretary of State: Official 1982 election results
  22. ^ Assembly recess credited to Court bid for member
  23. ^ Two Races in Hancock County
  24. ^ Deaths: Ed Core
  25. ^ Special study panel ends hearings
  26. ^ A look at the candidate
  27. ^ Ohio Secretary of State 1980 election statistics
  28. ^ In Battle for the 79th House seat