Anthony DeVitis

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Anthony DeVitis
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Ohio House of Representatives District 36
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$60,583.70/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedDecember 7, 2011
Appointed byHouse Republican Caucus
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
ProfessionVP, DeVitis & Sons Inc.
Office website
Anthony DeVitis is a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing District 36. He was first appointed to the chamber in December 2011 to replace Todd McKenney.[1]


DeVitis served as a Green City Councilman. He is Vice President of his family's Italian grocery store, DeVitis & Sons Inc.[2]

Committee assignments


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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce, Labor, and Technology
Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security


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



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. Paula Prentice was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Anthony DeVitis was unopposed in the Republican primary. DeVitis and Prentice will face off in the general election.[3]


See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012

DeVitis won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio House, District 36. DeVitis defeated write-in candidate Gary L. Peters in the March 6 Republican primary election and defeated Paul Colavecchio (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7][8]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony DeVitis Incumbent 52.5% 28,700
     Democratic Paul Colavecchio 47.5% 25,950
Total Votes 54,650

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for DeVitis is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, DeVitis raised a total of $787,296 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 2, 2013.[9]

Anthony DeVitis's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Ohio State House, District 36 Won $787,296
Grand Total Raised $787,296


DeVitis won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2012. During that election cycle, DeVitis raised a total of $787,296.
Ohio State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Anthony DeVitis's campaign in 2012
Ohio House Republican Organizational Committee$605,556
Ohio Republican Party$96,827
Ragan, Ginni D.$10,000
FirstEnergy Corp.$5,000
Warmus, John$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$787,296
Source:Follow the Money


DeVitis and his wife, Kathleen, have two children. They currently reside in Green, Ohio.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ohio House of Representatives - District 36
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Todd McKenney (R)
Ohio House of Representatives - District 43
Succeeded by
Roland Winburn (D)