Barbara Sears

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Barbara Sears
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Ohio House of Representatives District 46
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Per diemNone
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionLegislator/Investment
Barbara Sears is a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives. She has represented District 46 since 2009 and currently serves as Assistant Majority Floor Leader. Sears' political experience also includes serving as president of the Sylvania City Council.

Sears earned an associate's degree from University of Toledo.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sears has been appointed to the following committees:

  • Subcommittee on Health and Human Services

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sears served on the following committees:

  • Subcommittee on Human Services

Elections

2012

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sears is running in the 2012 election for Ohio House, District 47. Sears was unopposed in the March 6 Republican primary election and is challenged by Jeff Bunck (D) in the general election which takes place on November 6, 2012.[1]

2010

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sears won re-election to District 46 of the Ohio House of Representatives.[2] Her opponent was Harry Barlos (D). The election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 46
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Sears (R) 28,911 56.34%
Harry Barlos (D) 22,406 43.66%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sears won election to the Ohio House of Representatives.[4]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 46
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Sears (R) 37,651
Darlene Dunn (D) 28,346

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Sears collected $537,982 in donations.[5]

These were the largest contributors in 2010.

Donor Amount
OHIO HOUSE REPUBLICAN ORGANIZATIONAL CMTE $228,524
OHIO REPUBLICAN PARTY $109,625
BOICH, WAYNE M $11,396
NEWBOLD, CRAIG E $10,000
LAGER, WILLIAM L $10,000
HAWK, LEO J $10,000

2008

In 2008, Sears collected $518,272 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
OHIO HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN CMTE $255,000
OHIO REPUBLICAN PARTY $103,022
DOLAN, HELEN A $10,670
DOLAN, CHARLES F $10,670
ALEXANDER JR, ANTHONY J $10,000
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $5,250
MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF OHIO $5,250

Personal

Sears has two children; Benjamin and Hunter.

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Ohio House of Representatives - District 46
2009–present
Succeeded by
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