Representative history of the Ohio House of Representatives

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First District The First District is composed of Columbiana County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Clarence Wetzel Republican January 3, 1949-December 31, 1970 22 Lost re-election
John Wargo Democrat January 3, 1971-December 31, 1982 12 Did not seek re-election
John D. Shivers Jr. Democrat January 2, 1983-May 23, 1990 7 Resigned
Sean D. Logan Democrat May 23, 1990-December 31, 2000 10 Term limited
Chuck Blasdel Republican January 3, 2001-December 31, 2006 6 Ran for Ohio's 6th congressional district
Linda Bolon Democrat January 2, 2007-December 31, 2010 4 Lost re-election
Craig Newbold Republican January 3, 2011- 1*

Second District The Second District is composed of all of Delaware County. It was previously numbered as the 9th, 75th, 87th, and 80th District.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Charles Fry Republican January 3, 1965-December 31, 1974 10 Did not seek re-election
Charles R. Saxbe Republican January 3, 1975-December 31, 1982 8* Ran for Ohio Attorney General
Joan Lawrence Republican January 3, 1983-December 31, 2000 18 Term limited
Jon Peterson Republican January 3, 2001-December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Kris Jordan Republican January 5, 2009-December 31, 2010 2 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Andrew Brenner Republican January 3, 2011- 1*

Third District The Third District consists of Wayne County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Ralph Fisher Republican January 3, 1949-December 31, 1970 22 Lost re-election
John Johnson Democrat January 3, 1971-December 31, 1980 10 Lost re-election
Ron Amstutz Republican January 3, 1981-December 31, 2000 20 Term limited
Jim Carmichael Republican January 3, 2001-December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Ron Amstutz Republican January 5, 2009-present

Fourth District The Fourth District consists of all of Allen County. It was previously numbered as the 6th from 1967–1972, the 64th from 1973–1982, and the 1st from 1983-2002.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Walter White Republican January 3, 1957-December 31, 1972 16 Won election to the Ohio Senate
Waldo Rose Republican January 3, 1973-December 31, 1986 14 Did not seek re-election
Bill Thompson Republican January 2, 1987-August 8, 1997 10 Resigned to serve under Governor George Voinovich
John R. Willamowski Republican August 8, 1997-December 31, 2006 9 Term limited
Matt Huffman Republican January 2, 2007-present

Fifth District The Fifth District consists of Fairfield County.

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

Sixth District The Sixth District consists of all of Wood County. It was previously numbered as the 4th from 1967–1972, the 83rd from 1973–1982, the 5th from 1983–1992, and again the 4th from 1993-2002.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Charles Kurfess Republican January 3, 1957-December 31, 1978 22 Did not seek re-election
Robert Brown Republican January 3, 1979-November 15, 1985 7 Resigned
Randy Gardner Republican November 15, 1985-December 31, 2000 16 Term limited
Bob Latta Republican January 3, 2001-December 13, 2007 7 Resigned to take a seat in the United States House of Representatives
Randy Gardner Republican January 10, 2008-present

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

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

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

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

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Larry Smith Democrat January 3, 1967-December 31, 1972 6 Did not seek re-election
Thomas M. Bell Democrat January 3, 1973-December 31, 1982 10 Did not seek re-election
Leroy Peterson Democrat January 3, 1983-December 31, 1988 6 Did not seek re-election
Suzanne Bergansky Democrat January 3, 1989-December 31, 1992 4 Did not seek re-election
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

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

Eleventh District The Eleventh District encompasses portions of Cuyahoga County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Troy Lee James Democrat January 3, 1967-December 31, 2000 34 Term limited
Annie L. Key Democrat January 3, 2001-December 31, 2006 6 Did not seek re-election
Sandra Williams Democrat January 2, 2007-present

Twelfth District The Twelfth District encompasses portions of Cuyahoga County.

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

Thirteenth District The Thirteenth District encompasses portions of Cuyahoga County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Jim Flannery Democrat January 3, 1967-December 31, 1972 6 Did not seek re-election
Ed Feighan Democrat January 3, 1973-December 31, 1978 6 Ran for Cuyahoga County Commissioner
Benny Bonanno Democrat January 3, 1979-November 18, 1982 3 Resigned
Barbara C. Pringle Democrat November 18, 1982-December 31, 2000 18 Term limited
Mary Rose Oakar Democrat January 3, 2001-December 31, 2002 2 Did not seek re-election
Michael J. Skindell Democrat January 3, 2003-December 31,2010 8 Term Limits
Nickie Antonio Democrat January 3, 2011-present

Fourteenth District The Fourteenth District includes portions of Cuyahoga County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Patrick Sweeney Democrat January 3, 1967-December 31, 1996 30 Did not seek re-election
Dale Miller Democrat January 3, 1997-February 28, 2006 9 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Mike Foley Democrat March 1, 2006-present

Fifteenth District The Fifteenth District is composed of portions of Cuyahoga County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Ron Mottl Democratic January 3, 1967-December 31, 1968 2 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Gertrude Polcar Republican January 3, 1969-December 31, 1971 3 Resigned
Donna Pope Republican January 3, 1972-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

Sixteenth District The Sixteenth District encompasses part of Cuyahoga County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
George Mastics Republican January 3, 1967-December 31, 1974 8 Ran for U.S. Congress
Jim Betts Republican January 3, 1975-December 31, 1980 6 Did not seek re-election
Jim Petro Republican January 3, 1981-May 22, 1984 3 Resigned
Jeff Jacobs Republican May 23, 1984-December 31, 1986 2 Ran for Ohio Treasurer
Jim Petro Republican January 2, 1987-December 31, 1990 4 Did not seek re-election
Ed Kasputis Republican January 3, 1991-December 31, 1998 8 Did not seek re-election
Sally Conway Kilbane Republican January 5, 1999-December 31, 1998 8 Term limited
Jennifer Brady Democrat January 2, 2007-December 31, 2008 2 Lost re-election
Nan Baker Republican January 5, 2009-present

Seventeenth District The Seventeenth District encompasses part of Cuyahoga County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Anthony Russo Democrat January 3, 1965-December 31, 1972 8 Did not seek re-election
Virginia Aveni Democrat January 3, 1973-December 31, 1978 6 Lost re-election
Matt Hatchadorian Republican January 3, 1979-December 31, 1982 4 Lost re-election
Judy Sheerer Democrat January 3, 1983-December 19, 1992 10 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
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

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

Nineteenth District The Nineteenth District consists of a portion of Franklin County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Alan Norris Republican January 3, 1967-December 31, 1980 14 Did not seek re-election
Jo Ann Davidson Republican January 3, 1981-December 31, 2000 20 Term limited
Larry L. Flowers Republican January 3, 2001-December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Marian Harris Democrat January 5, 2009-December 31, 2010 2 Lost Reelection
Anne Gonzales Republican January 3, 2011-present

Twentieth District The Twentieth District consists of a portion of Franklin County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Roger Tracy Republican January 3, 1967-December 31, 1980 4 Lost re-election
James Baumann Democrat January 3, 1971-December 31, 1978 8 Did not seek re-election
Dean Conley Democrat January 3, 1979-December 31, 1992 14 Did not seek re-election
Jim Mason Republican January 3, 1993-March 30, 1998 5 Resigned
David Goodman Republican March 30, 1998-October 2, 2001 3 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Jim McGregor Republican October 10, 2001-December 31, 2008 7 Lost re-election
Nancy Garland Democrat January 5, 2009-present

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

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
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

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

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Frank Gorman Democrat January 3, 1965-December 31, 1968 4 Did not seek re-election
Leonard Ostrovsky Democrat January 3, 1969-December 31, 1972 4 Did not seek re-election
Ken Rocco Democrat January 3, 1973-December 31, 1982 10 District relocated
David J. Leland Democrat January 3, 1983-December 31, 1984 2 Lost re-election
E.J. Thomas Republican January 3, 1985-November 4, 1999 14 Resigned
David J. Robinson Republican December 8, 1999-September 12, 2000 1 Resigned
Jim Hughes Republican September 13, 2000-December 31, 2008 8 Ran for the Ohio Senate
John Patrick Carney Democrat January 5, 2009-present

Twenty-Third District 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Phale Hale Democrat January 3, 1967-April 22, 1980 13 Resigned
Otto Beatty Jr. Democrat April 22, 1980-May 30, 1999 19 Resigned
Joyce Beatty Democrat May 31, 1999-December 31, 2008 9 Term limited
W. Carlton Weddington Democrat January 5, 2009-April 24, 2012 3 Resigned
Kevin Boyce Democrat May 6, 2012-present

Twenty-Eighth District The Twenty-Eighth District consists of a portion of Hamilton County.

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

Twenty-Ninth District The Twenty-Ninth District consists of a portion of Hamilton County.

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

Thirtieth District The Thirtieth District consists of a portion of Hamilton County.

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

Thirty-First District The Thirty-First District encompasses a portion of Hamilton County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Norman Murdock Republican January 3, 1967-December 31, 1978 12 Lost re-election
Jerome F. Luebbers Democrat January 3, 1979-December 31, 2000 22 Term limited
Steve Driehaus Democrat January 3, 2001-December 31, 2008 8 Ran for United States Congress
Denise Driehaus Democrat January 5, 2009-present

Thirty-Second District The Thirty-Second District consists of a portion of Hamilton County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
William L. Mallory, Sr. Democrat January 3, 1967-December 31, 1994 28 Did not seek re-election
Mark L. Mallory Democrat January 3, 1995-December 31, 1998 4 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Catherine L. Barrett Democrat January 5, 1999-December 31, 2006 8 Term limited
Dale Mallory Democrat January 2, 2007-present

Thirty-Third District The Thirty-Third District encompasses a portion of Hamilton County.

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

Thirty-Fourth District The Thirty-Fourth District consists of a portion of Hamilton County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Ralph B. Kohnen Republican January 3, 1963-January 15, 1968 5 Resigned
Frank H. Mayfield Republican January 15, 1968-December 31, 1976 9 Did not seek re-election
Bob Taft Republican January 3, 1977-December 31, 1980 4 Lost re-election
John O'Brien Democrat January 3, 1981-December 31, 1986 6 Lost re-election
Jacquelyn K. O’Brien Republican January 2, 1987-December 31, 2000 14 Term limited
Tom Brinkman Republican January 3, 2001-December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Peter Stautberg Republican January 5, 2009-present

Thirty-Fifth District

The Thirty-Fifth District consists of a portion of Hamilton County and a portion of Warren County.

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

Thirty-Sixth District

The Thirty Sixth District consist of a portion of Montgomery County.

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

Thirty-Seventh District

The Thirty-Seventh District consists of a portion of Montgomery County.

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

Thirty-Eighth District

The Thirty-Eighth District consists of a portion of Montgomery County.

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

Thirty-Ninth District

The Thirty-Ninth District consists of a portion of Montgomery County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
C.J. McLin Democrat January 3, 1967-December 12, 1988 21 Died
Rhine McLin Democrat January 3, 1989-December 31, 1994 6 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Lloyd Lewis Jr. Democrat January 3, 1995-January 4, 1998 4 Resigned
Dixie Allen Democrat January 6, 1998-June 27, 2006 8 Resigned
Clayton Luckie Democrat November 14, 2006-January 2013 7 Withdrew from race for re-election
Fred Strahorn (elect) Democrat January 2013-

Fortieth District

The Fortieth District consists of a portion of Montgomery County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
David Albritton Republican January 3, 1961-December 31, 1972 12 Lost re-election
Ed Orlett Democrat January 3, 1973-January 8, 1986 13 Resigned
Tom Roberts Democrat January 8, 1986-December 31, 2000 14 Term limited
Fred Strahorn Democrat January 3, 2001-December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Roland Winburn Democrat January 5, 2009-present

Forty-First District

The Forty-First District encompasses portions of Summit County.

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

Forty-Second District

The Forty-Second District consists of a portion of Summit County.

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

Forty-Third District

The Forty-Third District consists of a portion of Summit County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
David Headley Democrat January 3, 1967-December 31, 1972 6 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Kenneth Cox Democrat January 3, 1973-December 31, 1976 4 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Bob Nettle Democrat January 3, 1977-March 4, 1986 9 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Tom Seese Democrat May 21, 1986-December 31, 1994 8 Lost re-election
Twyla Roman Republican January 3, 1995-December 31, 2002 8 Term limited
Mary Taylor Republican January 3, 2003-December 31, 2006 4 Ran for Ohio Auditor
Steve Dyer Democrat January 2, 2007-December 31, 2010 4 Lost Reelection
Todd McKenney Republican January 3, 2011-December 13, 2011 1 Resigned
Anthony DeVitis Republican December 16, 2011-present

Forty-Fourth District

The Forty-Fourth District consists of a portion of Summit County.

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

Forty-Fifth District

The Forty-Fifth District consists of a portion of Summit County.

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

Forty-Sixth District

The Forty-Sixth District consists of a portion of Lucas County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
John Galbraith Republican January 3, 1967-December 31, 1986 20 Lost re-election
Arlene Singer Democrat January 2, 1987-December 31, 1988 2 Lost re-election
Tim Greenwood Republican January 3, 1989-January 4, 1995 6 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Lynn Olman Republican January 4, 1995-December 31, 2004 10 Term limited
Mark Wagoner Republican January 3, 2005-January 15, 2008 3 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Barbara Sears Republican January 15, 2008-present

Forty-Seventh District

The Forty-Seventh District consists of a portion of Lucas County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Marigene Valiquette Democrat January 3, 1963-January 13, 1969 6 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate.
Arthur Wilkowski Democrat January 15, 1969-July 19, 1983 14 Resigned
Don Czarcinski Democrat November 30, 1983-December 31, 1992 9 Lost re-election
Sally Perz Republican January 3, 1993-September 14, 1999 6 Resigned
Jim Mettler Republican October 20, 1999-December 31, 2000 1 Lost re-election
Teresa Fedor Democrat January 3, 2001-December 31, 2002 2 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Peter Ujvagi Democrat January 3, 2003-March 17, 2010 7 Resigned
Joe Walter Democrat March 24, 2010-December 31, 2010 1 Did not seek reelection
Teresa Fedor Democrat January 3, 2011-present

Forty-Eighth District

The Forty-Eighth District consists of a portion of Lucas County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
James Holzemer Democrat January 3, 1965-December 31, 1968 4 Did not seek re-election
Casey Jones Democrat January 3, 1969-December 31, 1994 26 Did not seek re-election
Jack Ford Democrat January 3, 1995-December 31, 2001 6 Resigned to become Mayor of Toledo, Ohio
Edna Brown Democrat January 8, 2002-December 31, 2010 9 Term Limited
Michael Ashford Democrat January 3, 2011-present

Forty-Ninth District

The Forty-Ninth District consists of a portion of Lucas County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Barney Quilter Democrat January 3, 1967-December 31, 1994 28 Did not seek re-election
John Garcia Republican January 3, 1995-December 31, 1998 4 Lost re-election
Jeanine Perry Democrat January 5, 1999-December 31, 2006 8 Term limited
Matt Szollosi Democrat January 2, 2007-present

Fiftieth District

The Fiftieth District encompasses a portion of Stark County.

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

Fifty-First District

The Fifty-First District consists of a portion of Stark County.

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

Fifty-Second District

The Fifty Second District consists of a portion of Stark County.

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

Fifty-Fourth District

The Fifty Fourth District consists of a portion of Butler County.

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

Fifty-Fifth District

The Fifty-Fifth District consists of a portion of Butler County.

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

Fifty-Sixth District

The Fifty-Sixth District encompasses a portion of Lorain County.

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

Fifty-Seventh District

The Fifty-Seventh District encompasses a portion of Lorain County.

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

Fifty-Eighth District

The Fifty-Eighth District encompasses Huron County and parts of Seneca and Lorain Counties. It was previously numbered the 14th, 72nd, and 63rd District.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Ethel Swanbeck Republican January 3, 1955-December 31, 1976 22 Did not seek re-election
Marie Tansey Republican January 3, 1977-December 31, 1988 12 Lost re-election
Katherine Walsh Democrat January 3, 1989-December 31, 1994 6 Lost re-election
Bill Taylor Republican January 3, 1995-December 31, 2000 6 Did not seek re-election
J. Tom Lendrum Republican January 3, 2001-December 31, 2002 2 Did not seek re-election
Kathleen Walcher Republican January 3, 2003-May 25, 2006 3 Resigned
Dan White Republican May 25, 2006-December 31, 2006 7 months Lost re-election
Matt Barrett Democrat January 2, 2007-April 21, 2008 1 Resigned
Tom Heydinger Democrat May 21, 2008-December 31, 2008 7 months Resigned
Terry Boose Republican January 5, 2009-present

Fifty-Ninth District

The Fifty-Ninth District consists of a portion of Mahoning County.

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

Sixtieth District

The Sixtieth District consists of a portion of Mahoning County.

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

Sixty-First District

The Sixty-First District consists of Carroll County and portions of Mahoning County, Stark County, and Tuscarawas County.

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

Sixty-Second District

The Sixty-Second District consists of a portion of Lake County.

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

Sixty-Third District

The Sixty-Third District encompasses a portion of Lake County.

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

Sixty-Fourth District

The Sixty Fourth District encompasses a portion of Trumbull County.

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

Sixty-Fifth District

The Sixty Fifth District encompasses a portion of Trumbull County.

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

Sixty-Sixth District

The Sixty-Sixth District encompasses a portion of Clermont County.

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

Sixty-Seventh District

The Sixty-Seventh District encompasses a portion of Warren County. Previously, it was known as the 11th, 73rd, 84th, and 2nd District.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Corwin Nixon Republican January 3, 1963-December 31, 1992 30 Did not seek re-election
George E. Terwilleger Republican January 5, 1993-December 31, 2000 8 Term limited
Tom Raga Republican January 5, 2001-December 31, 2006 6 Ran for Ohio Lieutenant Governor
Shannon Jones Republican January 2, 2007-August 10, 2009 2 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Peter Beck Republican September 20, 2009-present

Sixty-Eighth District

The Sixty-Eighth District contains a portion of Portage County.

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

Sixty-Ninth District

The Sixty-Ninth District consists of portions of Medina County.

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

Seventieth District

The Seventieth District encompasses a portion of Greene County. Previously, it was known as the 10th, 63rd, 65th and 76th District.

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

Seventy-First District

The Seventy-First District consists of portions of Licking County.

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

Seventy-Second District

The Seventy-Second District consists of portions of Clark County.

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

Seventy-Third District

The Seventy-Third District consists of portions of Richland County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Richard Christiansen Democrat January 3, 1961-December 31, 1972 12 Lost re-election
Joan Douglass Republican January 3, 1973-December 31, 1974 2 Lost re-election
Sherrod Brown Democrat January 3, 1975-December 31, 1982 8 Ran for Ohio Secretary of State
Frank Sawyer Democrat January 3, 1983-September 16, 1998 15 Resigned
William J. Hartnett Democrat September 16, 1998-December 31, 2006 8 Term limited
Jay Goyal Democrat January 2, 2007-present

Seventy-Fourth District

The Seventy-Fourth District consists of all of Fulton County and Williams County, and the majority of Defiance County. It was numbered as the First District from 1967–1972, and the 79th from 1973-2002.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Fred Hadley Republican January 3, 1965-December 31, 1978 14 Did not seek re-election
Larry Manahan Republican January 3, 1979-December 31, 1992 16 Did not seek re-election
Richard Hodges Republican January 3, 1993-December 31, 1998 6 Did not seek re-election
Steve Buehrer Republican January 5, 1999-December 31, 2006 8 Term limited
Bruce Goodwin Republican January 2, 2007-present

Seventy-Fifth District

The Seventy-Fifth District is composed of a portion of Defiance County, and all of Henry County, Paulding County, Putnam County, and Van Wert County. It was formerly known as the 2nd, 82nd, and 83rd District.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Robert Wilhelm Republican January 3, 1965-December 31, 1972 8 Lost re-election
Michael Oxley Republican January 3, 1973-December 31, 1980 8 Ran for the United States House of Representatives
Charlie Earl Republican January 3, 1981-December 31, 1984 4 Did not seek re-election
Lynn Wachtmann Republican January 3, 1985-December 31, 1998 14 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Jim Hoops Republican January 5, 1999-December 31, 2006 8 Term limited
Lynn Wachtmann Republican January 2, 2007-present

Seventy-Sixth District

The Seventy-Sixth District consists of Hancock County, Hardin County, and portions of Auglaize County.

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

Seventy-Seventh District

The Seventy-Seventh District consists of Mercer County, Preble County, and portions of Darke County.

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

Seventy-Eighth District

The Seventy-Eighth District consists of Shelby County and Champaign County, and portions of Auglaize County. It was numbered the 2nd, 80th, 81st, and 85th District in the past.

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

Seventy-Ninth District

The Seventy-Ninth District includes Miami County and portions of Darke County. It was labeled the 7th District from 1967–1972, the 81st District from 1973–1982, the 68th District from 1983–1992, and the 434d District from 1993-2002.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Bob Netzley Republican January 3, 1961-December 31, 2000 40 Term limited
Diana Fessler Republican January 3, 2001-December 31, 2008 8 Term limited
Richard Adams Republican January 5, 2009-present

Eightieth District

The Eightieth District consists of Erie County and portions of Ottawa County. It was previously known as the 13th, 84th, 70th, and 53rd District.

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

Eighty-First District

The Eighty-First District consists of Sandusky County and portions of Seneca and Ottawa Counties. It formerly was known as the 15th, 85th and 89th District.

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

Eighty-Second District

The Eighty-Second District consists of Crawford County, Wyandot County, and portions of Marion County.

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

Eighty-Third District

The Eighty-Third District consists of Logan County, Union County, and a portion of Marion County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Rodney Hughes Republican January 3, 1967-December 31, 1990 24 Did not seek re-election
Ed Core Republican January 3, 1991-August 9, 1999 8 Died
Tony Core Republican September 8, 1999-December 31, 2008 9 Term limited
David Burke Republican January 5, 2009-July 25, 2011 2 Resigned
Dorothy Liggett Pelanda Republican July 25, 2011-present

Eighty-Fifth District

The Eighty-Fifth District consists of Fayette County, portions of Pickaway County and portions of Ross County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Myrl Shoemaker Democrat January 3, 1959-December 31, 1982 24 Ran for Ohio Lieutenant Governor
Mike Shoemaker Democrat January 3, 1983-February 8, 1997 14 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Joseph P. Sulzer Democrat February 8, 1997-December 31, 2002 5 Lost re-election
John M. Schlichter Republican January 3, 2003-December 31, 2008 6 Lost re-election
Raymond Pryor Democrat January 5, 2009-December 31, 2010 2 Lost Re-election
Bob Peterson Republican January 3, 2011-May 6, 2012 1 Resigned
Gary Scherer Republican May 14, 2012-present

Eighty-Sixth District

The Eight-Sixth District consists of Clinton, Highland and Pike Counties. It was previously known as the 12th, 87th, 77th, and 88th District.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Bill Mussey Republican January 3, 1967-December 31, 1972 6 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Harry Mallott Democrat January 3, 1973-December 31, 1990 18 Did not seek re-election
Doug White Republican January 5, 1991-April 16, 1996 5 Resigned to take a seat in the Ohio Senate
Dennis Stapleton Republican April 16, 1996-December 31, 2002 7 Did not seek re-election
David T. Daniels Republican January 5, 2003-December 31, 2010 8 Term Limited
Cliff Rosenberger Republican January 3, 2011-present

Eighty-Seventh District

The Eighty-Seventh District consists of Gallia County, Jackson County, Vinton County, portions of Lawrence County, and portions of Ross County.

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


Eighty-Eighth District

The Eighty-Eighth District consists of Brown County, portions of Adams County, and a portion of Clermont County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Robert E. Holmes Democrat January 3, 1961-December 31, 1968 8 Did not seek re-election
Larry Hughes Democrat January 3, 1969-December 31, 1982 14 District eliminated
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

Eighty-Ninth District

The Eighty-Ninth District consists of all of Scioto County, portions of Adams County, and portions of Lawrence County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Vern Riffe Democrat January 3, 1959-December 31, 1994 36 Retired
William L. Ogg Democrat January 3, 1995-December 31, 2002 8 Term limited
Todd Book Democrat January 3, 2003-December 31, 2010 8 Term limited
Terry Johnson Republican January 3, 2011-present

Ninetieth District

The Ninetieth District consists of part of Ashland County, Knox County, Morrow County, and part of Richland County.

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

Ninety-First District

The Ninety-First District consists of Hocking County, Perry County, portions of Pickaway County and portions of Licking County.

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

Ninety-Third District

The Ninety-Third District encompasses Guernsey County, Monroe County, Noble County, part of Muskingum County and part of Washington County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
Don Goddard Republican January 3, 1965-December 31, 1970 6 Did not seek re-election
Sam Speck Republican January 3, 1971-December 31, 1976 6 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Tom Johnson Republican January 3, 1977-January 5, 1999 22 Resigned
Nancy P. Hollister Republican January 5, 1999-December 31, 2004 6 Lost re-election
Jennifer Garrison Democrat January 3, 2005-December 6, 2010 6 Resigned
Larry Woodford Democrat December 8, 2010-December 31, 2010 1 month Did not seek reelection
Andy Thompson Republican January 3, 2011-present

Ninety-Fourth District

The Ninety-Fourth District encompasses Coshocton County and parts of Muskingum County.

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

Ninety-Fifth District

The Ninety-Fifth District consists of Jefferson County and portions of Belmont County.

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

Ninety-Sixth District

The Ninety-Sixth District consists of Harrison County, portions of Belmont County and a portion of Tuscarawas County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
A.G. Lancione Democrat January 3, 1947-December 31, 1978 32 Did not seek re-election
Bob Ney Republican January 3, 1979-December 31, 1982 4 Lost re-election
Jack Cera Democrat January 3, 1983-December 31, 1996 14 Did not seek re-election
Charlie Wilson Republican January 3, 1997-December 31, 2004 8 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Allan Sayre Democrat January 3, 2005-June 2, 2010 5 Resigned
Joshua O'Farrell Democrat June 2, 2010-December 31, 2010 6 months Lost re-election
Al Landis Republican January 3, 2011-present

Ninety-Seventh District

The Ninety-Seventh District consists of Holmes County, portions of Ashland County, and portions of Medina County.

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

Ninety-Eighth District

The Ninety-Eighth District consists of Geauga County and a portion of Cuyahoga County.

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

Ninety-Ninth District

The Ninety-Ninth District consists of Ashtabula County and a portion of Trumbull County.

Representative Party Term Tenure Notes
E. W. Lampson Republican January 3, 1963-December 31, 1972 10 Lost re-election
Robert Boggs Democrat January 3, 1973-December 31, 1982 10 Ran for the Ohio Senate
Ross Boggs Democrat January 3, 1983-February 17, 1999 16 Resigned
George Distel Democrat February 17, 1999-March 31, 2008 9 Resigned
Deborah Newcomb Democrat May 20, 2008-December 31, 2010 2 Lost re-election
Casey Kozlowski Republican January 3, 2011-present