John Carey Jr.

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John Carey Jr.
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Ohio House of Representatives District 87
Former officeholder
In office
2011-2012
Term ends
January 7, 2013
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,583.70/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
CandidateVerification
John Carey Jr. (b. april 18, 1959) was a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing District 87. Carey served from 2011 until 2012. He resigned to accept a position with Shawnee State University.[1]

Carey graduated from Ohio University with a B.S. in Political Science. After graduating from college, he worked as a legislative aide to Congressman Clarence Miller. He was later elected to be the Mayor of Wellston from 1988 and served until 1994. Carey spent 8 years in the Ohio State Senate from 2002 to 2010 before running for the House.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Carey was appointed to the following committees:

  • Subcommittee on Primary and Secondary Education, Chair

Elections

2010

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carey defeated Clay Baker (D) and Tim Sanders (L) in the November 2 general election.[3]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 87
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Carey Jr. (R) 23,226 64.19%
Clay Baker (D) 11,785 32.57%
Tim Sanders (L) 1,170 3.23%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Carey had raised $122,122.[4]

Listed below are the largest contributors.

Donor Amount
BRENNAN, DAVID L $5,500
ZOLDAN, BRUCE J $5,000
BOWMAN, PHIL A $4,800
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $3,500
CALFEE HALTER & GRISWOLD $3,000

Personal

Carey and his wife, Lynley, currently reside in Wellston. They have two sons, Justin and Jordan.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Clyde Evans (R)
Ohio House of Representatives District 87
2011–2012
Succeeded by
Ryan Smith