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Priscilla Tyson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Ohio, District 3
Bachelor'sFranklin University
ProfessionColumbus City Councilwoman
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Priscilla Tyson was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Ohio.[1]
Priscilla Tyson for House campaign logo.


A lifelong resident of the Columbus area, Tyson has been involved in city government for years. From 1993 to 2006, Tyson served as a member of the Columbus Civil Service Commission. Since 2007, she has been a member of the city council, where she has been responsible for promoting several community initiatives. Tyson also has five children.[2]



See also: Ohio's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

Tyson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Ohio's 3rd District. Tyson lost to Joyce Beatty in the March 6, 2012 primary.[3]

U.S. House, Ohio's 3rd Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoyce Beatty 38.3% 15,848
Mary Jo Kilroy 34.7% 14,369
Priscilla Tyson 15.1% 6,244
Ted Celeste 11.8% 4,895
Total Votes 41,356

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