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Mike Dovilla
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Ohio House of Representatives District 7
In office
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$60,583.70/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sBaldwin-Wallace College
Master'sAmerican University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy Reserve
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Office website
Mike Dovilla (b. March 13, 1975) is a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing District 7. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Dovilla earned his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Baldwin-Wallace College and a Master's of Public Administration from American University. He has been an appointee at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, a senior advisor to former U.S. Senator George Voinovich and a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of State. Dovilla currently owns and manages a consulting firm called The Dovilla Group. He is a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve and served in Iraq from 2007 to 2008.

Committee assignments


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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance and Appropriations
Military and Veterans Affairs
Policy and Legislative Oversight


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


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Mike Dovilla endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



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. Matt Patten was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Mike Dovilla was unopposed in the Republican primary. Dovilla and Patten will face off in the general election.[2]


See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dovilla won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio House, District 7. Dovilla was unopposed in the March 6 Republican primary election and defeated Matt Patten (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Dovilla Incumbent 50.1% 27,731
     Democratic Matt Patten 49.9% 27,613
Total Votes 55,344


See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dovilla defeated incumbent Matt Patten (D) in the November 2 general election.[6]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 18
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Dovilla (R) 22,149 52.41%
Matt Patten (D) 20,115 47.59%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dovilla is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Dovilla raised a total of $1,713,182 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[7]

Mike Dovilla's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Ohio State House, District 7 Won $1,088,696
2010 Ohio State House, District 18 Won $624,486
Grand Total Raised $1,713,182


Dovilla won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Dovilla raised a total of $1,088,696.
Ohio State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Dovilla's campaign in 2012
Ohio House Republican Organizational Committee$850,320
Ohio Republican Party$110,950
Upchurch, Shawn$11,000
Ragan, Ginni D.$10,000
Sheet Metal Workers Local 33$6,000
Total Raised in 2012$1,088,696
Source:Follow the Money


Dovilla won election to the Ohio State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Dovilla raised a total of $624,486.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kenny Yuko (D)
Ohio House of Representatives - District 7
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Matt Patten (D)
Ohio House of Representatives - District 18
Succeeded by
Michael Stinziano (D)