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|64th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio|
|January 8, 2007 – January 9, 2011|
|Predecessor||Bruce Edward Johnson|
|Birthday||August 7, 1951|
Education and career
Fisher is a graduate of Oberlin College (where he has served as a college trustee) and of Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He is a member of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity. Fisher served as an Ohio state representative from 1981 to 1982 and as an Ohio state senator from 1982 to 1990. He was elected attorney general of Ohio and served in that post from 1991 to 1995. In 1994, Fisher lost his bid for re-election as attorney general to Republican Betty Montgomery.
In 1992, Fisher was elected a presidential elector for Ohio. In 1998, Fisher ran for Governor but narrowly lost to Republican Bob Taft in the closest gubernatorial election in 28 years.
Fisher's wife, Peggy Zone Fisher, was a member of the Ohio delegation to the 2004 Democratic National Convention. During this time, Fisher hinted that he might be interested in playing a hand in statewide politics again. This was taken to mean that he might consider another run for the governorship in 2006, when Taft was to be barred from seeking a third consecutive term. Fisher once again appeared on the statewide ticket, this time for lieutenant governor with gubernatorial candidate Ted Strickland, and won in November.
According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the clip features "...a sleepy, shirtless Fisher complaining about the campaign's lack of 'clear and concise' message....The unflattering clip has gone viral within political circles and was picked up by Politico.com."
- Ohio Lt. Governor Lee Fisher Official state biography
- Follow the Money - Lee Fisher
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