Rep. Elliot Forhan

(D-South Euclid)
1 Term
House District 21
10th Fl.
Official Website

Current Candidate Information

Ohio House 21st District
Cuyahoga (part)
Forhan for Ohio
D-South Euclid
545 East Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Primary Vote: 1,475 of 12,274 (12%)

Biographical Information

Born: November 16, 1985 in Athens
Marital Status: single
Children: none
Education: Kenyon College - B.A., Political Science and Mathematics, 2004-2008; Yale Law School - J.D., 2010-2013
Employment/Military Record: Cravath, Swaine and Moore - Associate, 2013-2016; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom - Associate, 2016-2018; The Law of Office of Elliot P. Forhan - Owner and Member, 2021-Present; Public Interest Patent Law Institute - Co-Founder and General Counsel, 2021-Present
Community Activities: Cleveland Housing Organization Project; Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Religion: Christianity

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024)

Elections and Political Participation

Ohio House 21st District 2022
General Vote: 28,311 of 38,571 (73%)
Primary Vote: 5,037 of 8,818 (57%)
Endorsements: Ohio Federation of Teachers; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio; Pro-Choice Ohio; Cuyahoga County Democratic Party; Cleveland Stonewall Democrats; Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate; 314 Action Fund

Political Activities: Biden for President - Field Organizer, 2020; Cleveland Housing Organization Project; Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Committee Assignments
Government Oversight
Ranking Minority Member

Sponsored Legislation
HB 404
Electronic Devices
HB 414
Natural Hair
HB 508
Public Records
HR 310
Russia-Ukraine War
HR 312
HR 313
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