Jim Buchy

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Jim Buchy
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Ohio House of Representatives District 84
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,583.70/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Websites
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Jim Buchy is a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing District 84. He was first appointed to the chamber in January 2011 to replace Jim Zehringer (R).[1] He is currently serving as Assistant Majority Whip.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Policy and Legislative Oversight
Rules and Reference

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Ohio House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 5, 2014. Incumbent Jim Buchy was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2]

2012

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012

Buchy won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio House, District 84. Buchy was unopposed in the March 6 Republican primary election and defeated Ron Hammons (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5][6]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 84, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Buchy Incumbent 80.9% 45,927
     Democratic Ron Hammons 19.1% 10,870
Total Votes 56,797

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Buchy is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Buchy raised a total of $215,168 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[7]

Jim Buchy's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Ohio State House, District 84 Won $215,168
Grand Total Raised $215,168

2012

Buchy won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Buchy raised a total of $215,168.
Ohio State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Buchy's campaign in 2012
Lager, William L.$21,544
Ragan, Ginni D.$11,000
Wholesale Beer & Wine Association of Ohio$9,000
Auglaize County Republican Party$5,250
Dicke II, James F.$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$215,168
Source:Follow the Money

Scorecards

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 130th Ohio General Assembly was in session from January 7 to December 31. In 2014, the 130th Ohio General Assembly will be in session from January 7 through December 31.

  • Legislators are scored on their votes on key conservative issues.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on women’s issues.

2011-2012

In 2011, the 129th Ohio General Assembly was in session from January 3 through December 31.[8] In 2012, the 129th Ohio General Assembly was in session from January 3 through December 31.

  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on women’s issues.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on middle class.
  • Innovation Ohio: 129th General Assembly - Votes on legislation supported by Governor Kasich
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on bill's introduced at Governor Kasich’s urging or that had his vocal support.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes on key conservative issues.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes on key conservative issues.
  • Senators are scored based on how they voted on issues of priority to members of the Ohio Federation of Teachers.
  • Representatives are scored based on how they voted on issues of priority to members of the Ohio Federation of Teachers.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on bills impacting Ohio's business community.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Ohio House of Representatives - District 84
2013–present
Succeeded by
N/A
Preceded by
Jim Zehringer (R)
Ohio House of Representatives - District 77
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Gerald Stebelton (R)