Tony Burkley

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Tony Burkley
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 82nd district
In office
January 7, 2013 – December 31, 2016
Preceded byBruce Goodwin
Succeeded byCraig Riedel
Personal details
Political partyRepublican
ResidencePayne, Ohio

Tony Burkley is a former Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 82nd district from 2013 to 2016.[1] He was elected in 2012, defeating independent Pete Schlegel with 59% of the vote.[2] He also contested a seat for the 2006 election,[3] but lost the Republican primary to Lynn Wachtmann.[4] Before his election to the Ohio House, Burkley served as commissioner of Paulding County, Ohio.[5] In 2016, Burkley lost the Republican nomination for the seat to Craig Riedel.


  1. ^ a b "Tony Burkley - House District 82". Ohio House of Representatives. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  2. ^ "2012 Elections Results". Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  3. ^ "3 Republicans seeking election to Ohio's 74th House District seat". Toledo Blade. 6 December 2005. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Republican Ohio House of Representatives: May 2, 2006". Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  5. ^ Mosier, Dave. "Burkley, Schlegel discuss election issues". Van Wert Independent. Retrieved 1 August 2013.