Kris Jordan

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Kris Jordan
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Ohio State Senate District 19
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 consecutive terms
Prior offices
Ohio State House of Representatives
2009-2011
Delaware County Commissioner
2002-2008
Education
Bachelor'sOhio State University
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 14, 1977
Place of birthDelaware County, OH
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
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Kris Jordan (b. January 14, 1977) is a Republican member of the Ohio State Senate, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Jordan represented District 2 in the Ohio House of Representatives from 2009 to 2011.

Biography

Jordan earned his B.A. in Political Science from Ohio State University. His professional experience includes his work as a Legislative Aide in the Ohio House of Representatives. Jordan served as a Commissioner on the Delaware County Commission from 2002 to 2008.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Labor
Energy and Natural Resources
Medicaid, Health, and Human Services
Public Safety, Local Government, and Veterans Affairs
Reference

2011-2012

2009-2010

Prior to joining the Ohio State Senate, Jordan served on the following house committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Ohio State Senate will consist of a primary election on May 6, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 5, 2014. Incumbent Kris Jordan is unopposed in the Republican primary, while Neil Patel is unopposed in the Democratic primary.

2010

See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2010

Jordan was eligible to seek re-election, but did not do so. Instead, he won a senate seat in Ohio District 19 against Democrat Neil Patel.[1] Jordan defeated two challengers in the Republican primary, defeating his closest rival, Thom Collier, by a margin of 25,351-14,695.

Ohio State Senate, District 19
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Kris Jordan (R) 97,307 69.08%
Neil Patel (D) 43,562 30.92%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jordan won election to the Ohio House of Representatives.[2]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 2
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kris Jordan (R) 51,280
Janice Lanier (D) 32,394

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010 Jordan raised $219,951. [3]

Listed below are primary contributors.

Donor Amount
KNG STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS $17,442
JORDAN, KRIS $14,000
JORDAN, KRIS $10,125
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $10,000
BUCHWALD-WRIGHT, KAREN A $5,000

2008

In 2008, Jordan collected $116,484 in donations.[4]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
OHIO REPUBLICAN PARTY $5,853
MAYLE, JEFF $4,195
PAYNE, BRADFORD $3,500
DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY $3,000
DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL CMTE $2,600

Personal

Jordan and his wife, Melissa, currently reside in Ostrander, Ohio.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Harris (R)
Ohio State Senate District 19
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Political offices
Preceded by
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Ohio House of Representatives - District 2
2009–2011
Succeeded by
Andrew O. Brenner (R)