Jim Hughes, Ohio Senator

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Jim Hughes
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Ohio State Senate District 16
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,583.70/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits2 consecutive terms
Prior offices
Ohio State House of Representatives
2001-2009
Education
Bachelor'sOhio State University
J.D.Capital University Law School, 1994
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 17, 1964
Place of birthColumbus, OH
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James 'Jim' M. Hughes (b. September 17, 1964) is a Republican member of the Ohio State Senate, representing District 16. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Hughes served in the Ohio House of Representatives from 2000 to 2008.

Biography

Hughes earned his B.S. in Transportation and Logistics from Ohio State University and his J.D. from Capital University Law School in 1994. His professional experience includes working as a law clerk, a page in the Ohio House of Representatives, as a bailiff for Franklin County Court of Common Pleas and as an Assistant County Prosecutor for the Franklin County Prosecutor's Office since 1997.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Criminal Justice
Finance
Insurance and Financial Institutions
Public Safety, Local Government, and Veterans Affairs
Rules

2011-2012

2009-2010

Elections

2012

See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2012

Hughes won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio Senate, District 16. Hughes was unopposed in the March 6 Republican primary election and was also unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Ohio State Senate, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Hughes Incumbent 100% 129,136
Total Votes 129,136

2008

See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Hughes was elected to Ohio State Senate District 16.[4]

Hughes raised $1,129,073 for his campaign.[5]

Ohio State Senate District 16
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Hughes (R) 106,708
Danielle Blue (D) 77,070

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hughes is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Hughes raised a total of $3,290,953 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 31, 2013.[6]

Jim Hughes's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Ohio State Senate, District 16 Won $514,549
2010 Ohio State Senate, District 16 Not up for election $234,307
2008 Ohio State Senate, District 16 Won $1,129,073
2006 Ohio State House, District 22 Won $615,973
2004 Ohio State House, District 22 Won $269,804
2002 Ohio State House, District 22 Won $276,307
2000 Ohio State House, District 27 Won $250,940
Grand Total Raised $3,290,953

2012

Hughes won re-election to the Ohio State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $514,549.
Ohio State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Hughes's campaign in 2012
Ohio State Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters$21,895
Ohio Education Association$12,450
Huntington Bancshares$10,000
Ohio State Building & Construction Trades Council$10,000
Laborers District Council of Ohio$9,000
Total Raised in 2012$514,549
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Hughes was not up for election to the Ohio State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $234,307.

2008

Hughes won election to the Ohio State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $1,129,073.

2006

Hughes won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2006. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $615,973.

2004

Hughes won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2004. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $269,804.

2002

Hughes won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2002. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $276,307.

2000

Hughes won election to the Ohio State House in 2000. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $250,940.

Personal

Hughes and his wife, Susan, have one child. They currently reside in Clintonville, Ohio.[1]

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Ohio State Senate District 16
2009–present
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