Thomas West

Biographical Information

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
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

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House Assistant Minority Leader (1/26/2022 - 12/31/2022)
House (1/1/2017 - 12/31/2022)
Other Offices: Canton City Council 2004-2016

Elections and Political Participation

Ohio House 49th District 2022
General Vote: 15,932 of 34,378 (46%)
Primary Vote: 1,971 of 1,971 (100%)
Endorsements: Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio (primary); National Federation of Independent Business - Ohio PAC (primary); Ohio Education Association; Ohio Federation of Teachers; Ohio Nurses Association (primary); Ohio Real Estate Investors Association (primary); Ohio State Medical Association PAC (primary); Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio

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%)

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.

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