Anthony DeVitis

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Anthony DeVitis
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 36th district
Assumed office
December 8, 2011
Preceded by Todd McKenney
Personal details
Born (1965-07-14) July 14, 1965 (age 52)
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Political party Republican
Residence Green, Ohio, U.S.
Alma mater University of Akron
Occupation Small Business Owner, Legislator

Anthony DeVitis (born July 14, 1965) is a politician in the Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 36th District since his election in November 2012. He was appointed to represent the 43rd District in December 2011, but he was placed in the 36th District after redistricting.

Life and career[edit]

Prior to serving in the House, DeVitis was a councilmember in Green, Ohio.[1] He is currently the co-owner of a real estate partnership, an Italian food distribution company, and an Italian retail store.[1]

DeVitis is married and has two children.[1]

Ohio House of Representatives[edit]

DeVitis was appointed in December 2011 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Todd McKenney, who was appointed as Summit County Probate Court judge.[2]

He is currently the state representative for Ohio's 36th District serving Summit County.[1] He is on the Insurance, Commerce, Labor, and Technology, and Transportation, Public Safety, and Homeland Security committees.[1]

In 2012, DeVitis was elected to a full term over Democrat Paul Colavecchio with 52.66% of the vote.

In 2014, Devitis won reelection against Summit County Councilwoman Paula Prentice with 59.7% of the vote [3]

In 2015, DeVitis cosponsored the Fetal Heartbeat bill.[4] The bill would ban all abortion in Ohio after 6 weeks, even in cases of rape or incest.[5]


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