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Ray Miller

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Ray Miller
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Ohio State Senate District 15
Former member
Term in office began
2003
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Business CEO
I. Ray Miller (b. April 6, 1949) was a Democratic member of the Ohio State Senate. Miller was in the Franklin County Democratic Party Chairman's Club. He served in the Ohio State House of Representatives from 1981 to 1993 and again from 1998 to 2002. He joined the Ohio State Senate in 2002 and served in that position until 2011. Prior to leaving office, he served as the Senate Minority Whip, representing the 15th District.

Miller was Assistant Director of Legislation for AFSCME/Ohio Council 8 from 1976 to 1978. He worked as Deputy Special Assistant for The White House from 1979 to 1980. He then worked as Vice President for Columbus State Community College from 1975 to 1978, 1981 to 1986, and 1987 to 1993. He was President of the National Urban Policy Institute from 1997 to 1998. He has worked as President/CEO of Professional Employment Services of America since 1998.

Miller earned his BA in Political Science from The Ohio State University in 1971. He then received his MPA in 1973.

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the Ohio State Senate, Miller served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

Miller was not eligible to run for another four-year term.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Miller was re-elected to Ohio State Senate District 15 .[1]

Miller raised $122,725 for his campaign.[2]

Ohio State Senate District 15
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Ray Miller (D) 69,449
John M. Roscoe (R) 18,948

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006 Miller raised $122,725.[3]

Listed below are primary contributors.

Donor Amount
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AFSCME LOCAL 4 $10,000
FIRSTENERGY CORP $5,000
OHIO CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION LOCAL 11 $5,000
SAWYER, DEBORAH M $4,000
WEXNER, ABIGAIL S $4,000

2008

In 2008 Miller raised $122,725.[4]

Listed below are the largest contributors.

Donor Amount
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AFSCME LOCAL 4 $10,000
FIRSTENERGY CORP $5,000
OHIO CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION LOCAL 11 $5,000
SAWYER, DEBORAH M $4,000
WEXNER, ABIGAIL S $4,000

Personal

Miller and his wife Marlene have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Ohio State Senate District 15
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Charleta B. Tavares (D)