Tom Niehaus

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Tom Niehaus
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Ohio State Senate District 14
Former member
In office
2005-2013
PartyRepublican
Leadership
President, Ohio State Senate
2011 - 2013
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Per diemNo per diem
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
First elected2004
Term limits2 consecutive terms
Prior offices
Ohio State House of Representatives
2001-2005
Education
Bachelor'sOhio State University, 1973
Master'sXavier University, 1986
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 7, 1951
Place of birthCincinnati, OH
ProfessionCommercial Agent, The Crowell Company
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Tom Niehaus (b. January 7, 1951) is a former Republican member of the Ohio State Senate. Niehaus served in the Ohio State House of Representatives from 2000 to 2004. He joined the Ohio State Senate in 2005 and represented District 14 until 2013. He served as President of the Senate.

Niehaus worked as a publisher for The Community Press Newspapers from 1989 to 1997. He then worked as a Commercial Agent for The Crowell Company from 1997 to the present.

Niehaus earned his BA in Journalism from Ohio State University in 1973. He went on to receive his MBA from Xavier University in 1986.

Committee assignments

2011

2010

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Tom Niehaus endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Niehaus was re-elected to Ohio State Senate District 14.[2]

Niehaus raised $$468,303 for his campaign.[3]

Ohio State Senate District 14
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Tom Niehaus(R) 101,308
Gregory Napolitano (D) 52,044
Margaret Leech (L) 9,331

2004

On November 2, 2004, Niehaus was elected to Ohio State Senate District 14.[4]

Ohio State Senate District 14
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Tom Niehaus(R) 105,554
Paul Schwietering (D) 52,039

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which he was not up for re-election, Niehaus raised $497,870. [5]

Listed below are primary contributors.

Donor Amount
BOICH, WAYNE M $21,395
Wholesale Beer & Wine Association of Ohio $11,395
BRENNAN, ANN AMER $11,350
BRENNAN, DAVID L $11,350
OHIO DENTAL ASSOCIATION $11,000

2008

In 2008 Niehaus raised $$245,260.[6]

Listed below are the largest contributors.

Donor Amount
STRATEGIC GLOBAL POLICY LLC $17,500
LAGER, WILLIAM L $15,000
FIRSTENERGY CORP $12,500
BRENNAN, DAVID L $10,000
CITIZENS FOR STIVERS $10,000
BOICH JR, WAYNE MICHAEL $10,000
CITIZENS FOR GILLMOR $10,000
FARMER, RICHARD T $10,000

Personal

Niehaus and his wife Emily have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Ohio State Senate District 14
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Joe Uecker (R)