Jennifer Garrison

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Jennifer Garrison
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Ohio, District 6
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Ohio House of Representatives District 93
2005-2011
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Jennifer Garrison (born 1962 in Fort Thomas, KY) is a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of Ohio.[1] She is a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives. She represented the 93rd Congressional District from 2005 to 2011. She was commissioner of the Marietta Civil Service Board from 1997-2004.

Garrison's professional experience includes manager to the Washington County Visitation Mediation Project; private law practice; partner in McCauley, Webster and Emrick; associate attorney; judicial clerkship; legislative assistant for Ohio Department of Transportation and Ohio Department of Natural Resources.[2]

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, Xavier University (1984) in economics and business administration
  • Juris Doctorate degree, Catholic University Law School

Other roles

  • Board Member, Washington County Mental Health and Alcohol Addiction Board (1991-1993)
  • President, Washington County Ohio Bar Association (1996-1997)
  • Board Member, EVE (1996-1999)

Personal

Garrison currently resides in Marietta, Ohio, with her husband, Russ, and their three children - Emily, Sam, and Max. She is a practicing member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Marietta.

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the Ohio House of Representatives, Garrison served on the following committees:

  • Subcommittee on Primary and Secondary Education

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

Garrison is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Ohio's 6th District. Garrison won the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 6, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Garrison is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Jumpstart program, a program launched to support top recruits in battleground districts.[1]

U.S. House, Ohio District 6 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer Garrison 72.9% 22,359
Greg Howard 27.1% 8,292
Total Votes 30,651
Source: Ohio Secretary of State, Official Election Results

2010

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2010

Garrison did not run for re-election to the Ohio House of Representatives.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Garrison won re-election to the Ohio House of Representatives.[3][4][5]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 93
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jennifer Garrison (D) 34,007
Wayne Smith (R) 15,731

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Garrison's reports.[6]

Jennifer Garrison (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
October Quarterly[7]October 13, 2013$0.00$155,210.78$(55,035.13)$100,175.65
Year-End Quarterly[8]December 31, 2013$100,175.00$102,031.00$(67,909.00)$134,298.00
April Quarterly[9]April 14, 2014$134,298.26$199,683.83$(95,834.90)$238,147.19
Running totals
$456,925.61$(218,779.03)

2008

In 2008, Garrison collected $335,747 in donations.[10]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
OHIO DEMOCRATIC PARTY $31,854
UNITED ASSOCIATION OF JOURNEYMEN & APPRENTICES OF THE PLUMBING & PIPE FITTING INDUSTRY $20,000
STEELWORKERS DISTRICT 1 $18,500
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS $15,100
PLUMBERS & PIPEFITTERS LOCAL 392 $15,000
PLUMBERS & PIPEFITTERS LOCAL 495 $15,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Ohio House of Representatives - District 93
2005–2011
Succeeded by
Andrew Thompson (R)