Stephanie Kunze

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Stephanie Kunze
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 16th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded by Jim Hughes
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 24th district
In office
January 3, 2013 – December 31, 2016
Preceded by Ted Celeste
Succeeded by Jim Hughes
Personal details
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Matt
Residence Hilliard, Ohio
Alma mater Indiana University

Stephanie Kunze is a Republican member of the Ohio Senate representing the 16th district. She formerly served in the Ohio House of Representatives for the 24th district.[1] She was elected in 2012, defeating Democrat Maureen Reedy with 52% of the vote in a seat created by redrawing of boundaries.[2] Kunze was unopposed in the Republican primary. Prior to her election she was a member of Hilliard, Ohio city council and a secretary at Norwich Elementary School.[3] She is married with two children.[1]

Kunze ran for reelection in 2014, facing opposition from Democrat Kathy Hoff and Libertarian Mark M. Noble.[4] In 2016, Kunze opted to run for the Ohio Senate, winning with 58% of the vote.

Electoral history[edit]

Election results[5]
Year Office Election Subject Party Votes % Opponent Party Votes % Opponent Party Votes %
2012 Ohio House of Representatives General Stephanie Kunze Republican 32,630 51.93% Maureen Reedy Democratic 30,197 48.06% Thomas Alban Write-in 5 0.01%
2014 Ohio House of Representatives General Stephanie Kunze Republican 22,874 57.2% Kathy Hoff Democratic 15,058 37.7% Mark Noble Libertarian 2,032 5.1%
2016 Ohio Senate[6] General Stephanie Kunze Republican 109,454 59.00% Cathy Johnson Democratic 76,077 41.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stephanie Kunze - House District 24". Ohio House of Representatives. Retrieved 28 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Corvo, Kevin (7 November 2012). "Kunze tops Reedy in 24th Ohio House District". ThisWeek Community News. Retrieved 28 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Budzak, Gary (22 February 2012). "Kunze, Reedy running unopposed in primary". ThisWeek Community News. Retrieved 28 July 2013. 
  4. ^ http://vote.ohio.gov/Results.aspx?race=State%20House%20of%20Representatives
  5. ^ "Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved May 10, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Our Campaigns - OH State Senate 16 Race - Nov 08, 2016". Retrieved 2017-01-11.