House Assistant Minority Leader Thomas West

3 Terms
House District 49
10th Fl.
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Current Candidate Information

Ohio House 49th District
Stark (part)

Team West
625 12th St. NW, Canton, OH 44703
(330) 353-0611

Primary Vote: 1,971 of 1,971 (100%)
General Vote: NA

Biographical Information

Home Address: 625 12th St. NW, Canton, OH  44703
(330) 353-3303
Born: October 12, 1964 in Beaver Falls, PA
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Lisa West
Children: Thomas E West II and Telia Love West
Education: Master's in Social Work Administration, University of Akron; Bachelor's, Social Work; University of Akron and 3.5 years of Business Administration at Mount Union College.
Employment/Military Record: ARC Ohio - Social Worker; Canton City Council 2004-2016; Pioneer With Vision CEO Marketing and Development Consultant
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Ohio House 49th District 2020
General Vote: 23,639 of 43,543 (54%)
Primary Vote: 5,532 of 5,532 (100%)

Ohio House 49th District 2018
General Vote: 18,834 of 32,693 (57%)
Primary Vote: 5,617 of 5,617 (100%)

Ohio House 49th District 2016
General Vote: 23,289 of 41,298 (56%)
Primary Vote: 5,956 of 11,787 (50%)

Ohio House 52nd District 2008
Primary Vote: 4,448 of 20,099 (22%)

Ohio Senate 29th District 2006
Primary Vote: 0 of 23,397 (0%)

Other Offices: Canton City Council 2004-2016
Political Activities: 2006 Democratic Nominee for State Senate District 29; 2008 Candidate for the 52nd District Ohio House of Representatives; Served on numerous national, state, and local campaigns.
Community Activities: The Greater Canton Martin Luther King Jr. Commission; Canton Special Improvement District.; Canton Community Improvement Corporation; Stark County Minority Business Association; American Legion; Jefferson Jackson Club; Ex News Boys
Religion: Christian

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Dawson Varuola, Legislative Aide

Sponsored Legislation
HB 8
Custodial Interrogations
HB 23
EMS Personnel
HB 38
Duty To Retreat
HB 45
Tax Amnesty
HB 134
Officer Training
HB 135
Insurance Cost-Sharing
HB 247
Plumbing Inspections
HB 307
Law Enforcement Quotas
HB 320
False 9-1-1
HB 332
Law Enforcement
HB 336
Health Insurance
HB 422
Municipal Utilities
HB 508
Child Custody
HB 544
Primary Election
HB 608
Biomarker Testing
HB 638
USPS Delays
HB 666
Rent Rebate Pilot Program
HCR 16
Board Members
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