|Ohio State Senate District 29|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||2 consecutive terms|
|Ohio State House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Mount Union College, 1975|
Oelslager earned his B.A. from Mount Union College and his J.D. from Capital University. His professional experience includes working as an aide to former Congressman Ralph Regula, aide to former Senator Tom Walsh and Public Relations Director for Malone College.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Oelslager served on the following committees:
|Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Civil Justice|
|• Commerce and Labor|
|• Medicaid, Health, and Human Services|
|Ohio Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health, Human Services and Aging|
|• Judiciary - Civil Justice|
|• Judiciary - Criminal Justice|
Prior to joining the Ohio State Senate, Oelslager served on the following committees:
|Ohio Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Civil and Commercial Law|
|• Criminal Justice|
Senate Bill 5
In a February 18, 2011, interview with The Columbus Dispatch, Oelslager voiced concerns about the controversial collective bargaining bill, stating that he is a strong supporter of collective bargaining rights.
- See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Ohio State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 5, 2014. Connie Rubin was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Scott Oelslager defeated Dennis Harbert in the Republican primary. Oelslager and Rubin will face off in the general election.
|Ohio State Senate, District 29 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Scott Oelslager Incumbent||80.5%||12,374|
- See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2010
Oelslager was not eligible for re-election in the House of Representatives. Instead, he won election in the Ohio State Senate in District 29. He ran unopposed in the primary and defeated Richard Reinbold Jr. (D) in the general election.
|Ohio State Senate, District 29|
|Scott Oelslager (R)||68,481||59.08%|
|Richard Reinbold Jr. (D)||51,386||40.92%|
|Ohio House of Representatives, District 51|
|Scott Oelslager (R)||51,418|
In 2010, Oelslager raised $148,265. 
Listed below are primary contributors.
|OHIO REPUBLICAN PARTY||$27,149|
|OHIO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION||$17,900|
|SEIU HEALTH CARE DISTRICT 1199||$16,395|
|REPUBLICAN SENATE CAMPAIGN CMTE OF OHIO||$15,152|
|OHIO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS||$7,500|
In 2008, Oelslager collected $53,318 in donations.
These were the largest contributors in 2008.
|OHIO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION||$10,000|
|OHIO STATE BAR ASSOCIATION||$4,000|
|OHIO ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE||$3,250|
|OHIO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS||$2,500|
|OHIO ACADEMY OF TRIAL LAWYERS||$2,500|
Oelsager and his wife, Elsie, currently reside in North Canton, Ohio.
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- Profile from the Ohio State Senate
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Scott Oelslager on Facebook
- Representative Oelslager's State Surge sponsored bills
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Sen. Scott Oelslager," accessed June 10, 2014
- Columbus Dispatch, "Some GOP senators say bill goes too far," February 18, 2011
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Official primary election results for May 6, 2014," accessed July 3, 2014
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Ohio Senate: Results for November 2, 2010," accessed June 10, 2014
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Republican State Representative: Results for Primary: March 4, 2008," accessed June 11, 2014
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Democratic State Representative: Results for Primary: March 4, 2008," accessed June 11, 2014
- Ohio Secretary of State, "State Representative: Results for general election on November 4, 2008," accessed June 11, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed June 10, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Campaign contributions for 2008," accessed June 11, 2014
Kirk Schuring (R)
|Ohio State Senate District 29
| Succeeded by|
|Ohio House of Representatives - District 51
| Succeeded by|
Kirk Schuring (R)