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Pat Lang
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Court Information:
Athens County Court of Common Pleas, Ohio
Title:   Judge
Active:   2015-2020
Past position:   Athens City law director, City of Athens, Ohio
Past term:   2007-2014
Past position 2:   Prosecutor, Athens County Prosecutor’s Office
Past term 2:   2004-2007
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Ohio University, 1999
Law School:   University of Cincinnati, 2003
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Athens County Court of Common Pleas
Position:  Seat 1
State:  Ohio
Election information 2014:
Party:   Democratic
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  5/6/2014
Primary vote:  42.6%ApprovedA
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Pat Lang is a judge of the Athens County Court of Common Pleas in Athens County, Ohio. He was elected on November 4, 2014, to a term that expires on December 31, 2020.[1][2]




See also: Ohio judicial elections, 2014
Lang ran for election to the Athens County Court of Common Pleas.
Primary: He was successful in the Democratic primary on May 6, 2014, receiving 42.6 percent of the vote. He competed against Todd L. Grace and William R. Biddlestone.
General: He was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.[1][4]


Lang was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 15th Congressional District of Ohio.[5]

See also: Ohio's 15th Congressional District elections, 2012

Lang was defeated by incumbent Steve Stivers.[6] Lang ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Ohio's 15th District. Lang defeated Scott Wharton in the March 6 Democratic primary and faced incumbent Steve Stivers (R) in the November 6 general election.

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Ohio in 2012 as one of the 10 states that could have determined whether Democrats retake the House or ifRepublicans would hold their majority in 2013.[7] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[7]

U.S. House, Ohio District 15 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Pat Lang 38.4% 128,188
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Stivers Incumbent 61.6% 205,274
Total Votes 333,462
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio-District 15 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPat Lang 56.7% 16,483
Scott Wharton 43.3% 12,599
Total Votes 29,082

Campaign donors

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Lang's reports.[8]

Pat Lang (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]March 31, 2012$5,675.53$20,014.23$(17,670.83)$8,018.93
July Quarterly[10]July 15$5,675.53$31,205.00$(31,205.00)$5,029.76
Running totals


Lang received his undergraduate degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, in 1999 and his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2003.[3][11]

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