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Barbara Sears

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Barbara Sears
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Ohio House of Representatives District 47
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Per diemNone
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Websites
Office website
Barbara R. Sears is a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing District 47. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Sears is currently serving as Majority Floor Leader. She previously held the position of Assistant Majority Floor Leader.

Biography

Sears earned her associate's degree from the University of Toledo. She has previously served as the President of the Sylvania City Council.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sears served on the following committees:

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance and Appropriations
Health and Aging
Insurance

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sears served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sears won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio House, District 47. Sears was unopposed in the March 6 Republican primary election and defeated Jeff Bunck (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 47, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Sears Incumbent 60% 35,636
     Democratic Jeff Bunck 40% 23,748
Total Votes 59,384

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

Comprehensive donor information for Sears is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Sears raised a total of $1,453,725 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 2, 2013.[5]

Barbara Sears's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Ohio State House, District 47 Won $397,471
2010 Ohio State House, District 46 Won $537,982
2008 Ohio State House, District 46 Won $518,272
Grand Total Raised $1,453,725

2012

Sears won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Sears raised a total of $397,471.

2010

Sears won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Sears raised a total of $537,982.

2008

Sears won election to the Ohio State House in 2008. During that election cycle, Sears raised a total of $518,272.

Personal

Sears has two children and currently resides in Monclova Township, Ohio.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Ohio House of Representatives - District 47
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Ohio House of Representatives - District 46
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Matt Szollosi (D)