Anne Gonzales

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Anne Gonzales
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Ohio House of Representatives District 19
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,583.70/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Mayor of Westerville
Westerville City Council
8 years
Education
Bachelor'sOtterbein College
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Anne Gonzales is a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing District 19. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Gonzales served on the Westerville City Council for eight years and as Mayor of Westerville.

Biography

Gonzales earned her B.S. from Otterbein College. She served for eight years on the Westerville City Council and was Mayor of Westerville prior to her election to the House.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gonzales served on the following committees:

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance and Appropriations
Health and Aging
Public Utilities

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gonzales served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Gonzales' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Creating Jobs

  • Excerpt: "As our State Representative, Anne will support those who create jobs – not punish them."

Lowering Taxes

  • Excerpt: "As a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, Anne Gonzales will fight to create a friendlier business climate that will enable small businesses to stay or relocate to this great state. "

Reforming Education

  • Excerpt: "Anne Gonzales believes that in order to have a strong educational system, there must be three key components: competition, high standards, and funding oversight."

Reducing Spending

  • Excerpt: "Anne Gonzales believes that our state government needs to start running more efficiently and be held accountable for the taxpayers’ dollars it spends."

Protecting Family Values

  • Excerpt: "As a mother of three children, Anne Gonzales understands what it means to protect America’s traditional family values."

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Anne Gonzales endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Ohio House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 5, 2014. Michael Johnston was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Anne Gonzales defeated Meta Hahn in the Republican primary. Chad Monnin is running as a Libertarian candidate. Gonzales, Johnston and Monnin will face off in the general election.[3]

2012

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gonzales won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio House, District 19. Gonzales was unopposed in the March 6 Republican primary election and defeated Ryan P. Jolley (D) and Michael Johnston (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnne Gonzales Incumbent 56.4% 33,716
     Democratic Ryan P. Jolley 43.6% 26,088
Total Votes 59,804

2010

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gonzales defeated incumbent Marian Harris (D) and Michael Johnston (L) in the November 2 general election.[6]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 19
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Anne Gonzales (R) 29,191 52.68%
Marian Harris (D) 23,454 42.32%
Michael Johnston (L) 2,771 5.00%

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Gonzales ' endorsements include the following:[7]

  • Ohio Nurses Association
  • Ohio Restaurant Association
  • NFIB – Voice of Small Business
  • Ohio Farm Bureau
  • Buckeye Firearms Association
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Ohio League of Conservation Voters
  • International Union of Operating Engineers
  • Ohio Manufacturing Association
  • United Conservatives of Ohio – Watchdog of the Treasury Award
  • The Columbus Dispatch

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gonzales is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Gonzales raised a total of $596,782 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[8]

Anne Gonzales's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Ohio State House, District 19 Won $347,824
2010 Ohio State House, District 19 Won $248,958
Grand Total Raised $596,782

2012

Gonzales won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Gonzales raised a total of $347,824.
Ohio State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Anne Gonzales's campaign in 2012
Ohio Republican Party$30,154
Suarez, Benjamin D.$11,500
Suarez, Nancy E.$11,500
American Electric Power$10,000
Time Warner Cable$7,000
Total Raised in 2012$347,824
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Gonzales won election to the Ohio State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Gonzales raised a total of $248,958.

Personal

Gonzales and her husband, John, have three children. They currently reside in Westerville, Ohio.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marian Harris (D)
Ohio House of Representatives District 19
2011–present
Succeeded by
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