Biographical Information

Home Address: 133 Furnace Run Rd., Akron, OH  44307
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Barbara
Children: two
Education: Doctorate, urban studies, University of Akron, master's degree, public administration, Harvard University JFK School of Government; master's, social and applied economics, Wright State University; bachelor's, organizational behavior, Ohio University
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Ohio Senate 28th District 2020
General Vote: 86,413 of 144,752 (59%)
Primary Vote: 23,080 of 23,080 (100%)

Ohio Senate 28th District 2016
General Vote: 80,713 of 132,467 (60%)
Primary Vote: 23,217 of 23,217 (100%)

Ohio House 34th District 2012
General Vote: 38,351 of 47,300 (81%)
Primary Vote: 6,157 of 7,524 (81%)

Ohio House 44th District 2010
General Vote: 19,006 of 24,631 (77%)
Primary Vote: 4,354 of 4,354 (100%)

Ohio House 44th District 2008
General Vote: 35,011 of 35,011 (100%)
Primary Vote: 17,571 of 17,571 (100%)

Ohio House 44th District 2006
General Vote: 21,579 of 26,800 (80%)
Primary Vote: 8,414 of 10,851 (77%)

Other Offices: Ohio House (1983-2000)

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Traevon Leak, Senior Legislative Aide
traevon.leak@ohiosenate.gov
Cole Calloway, Legislative Aide
cole.calloway@ohiosenate.gov

Sponsored Legislation
SB 49
Enacted
Design Professionals
SB 105
Enacted
Minority Businesses
SB 148
African Immigrants
SB 237
Congressional Districts
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