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Jack Cera
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Ohio House of Representatives District 96
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
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedDecember 14, 2011
Appointed byHouse Democratic Caucus
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Office website
Jack Cera is a Democratic member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing District 96. He was first appointed to the chamber in December 2011 to replace Lou Gentile, who was appointed to the Ohio State Senate.

Cera also served in the House from 1983 to 1996.[1]


Cera has worked as Belmont County's Workforce Development Director and Executive Director of the Jefferson Belmont Regional Solid Waste Authority.[2]

Committee assignments


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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Policy and Legislative Oversight
Public Utilities



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. Incumbent Jack Cera was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Ron Ferguson was unopposed in the Republican primary. Cera and Ferguson will face off in the general election.[3]


See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cera won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio House, District 96. Cera was unopposed in the March 6 Democratic primary election and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 96, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJack Cera Incumbent 100% 37,479
Total Votes 37,479

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cera is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Cera raised a total of $62,400 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[5]

Jack Cera's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Ohio State House, District 96 Won $62,400
Grand Total Raised $62,400


Cera won election to the Ohio State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Cera raised a total of $62,400.
Ohio State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jack Cera's campaign in 2012
Maltz, David$11,500
Ohio Civil Service Employees Association Local 11$5,772
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$5,188
Time Warner Cable$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$62,400
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ohio House of Representatives - District 96
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Lou Gentile (D)
Ohio House of Representatives - District 95
Succeeded by
Andrew Thompson (R)