Joe Uecker

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Joe Uecker
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Ohio State Senate, District 14
Incumbent
In office
2013 - present
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Elections and appointments
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Ohio House of Representatives, District 66
2005 - 2013
Education
Bachelor'sNorthern Kentucky University
Associate'sUniversity of Cincinnati
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Joseph 'Joe' W. Uecker (b. November 27, 1954) is a Republican member of the Ohio State Senate, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Uecker earned an A.A. from University of Cincinnati and a B.A. of Public Administration from Northern Kentucky University. He is a retired administrator for the Clermont County Engineer's Office. Uecker also worked as a certified public manager, computer systems salesman and police officer. He was a trustee for Miami Township from 1990 to 2004.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary - Civil Justice
Commerce and Labor
Energy and Natural Resources
Public Safety, Local Government, and Veterans Affairs
Public Utilities
State Government, Oversight, and Reform

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2012

Uecker won election in the 2012 election for Ohio Senate District 14. Uecker defeated Toni Atkins, Paul Hall, and Steve Purtell in the March 6 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Ohio State Senate, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Uecker 100% 110,109
Total Votes 110,109
Ohio State Senate District 14 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Uecker 42.4% 17,912
Steve Purtell 9.3% 3,912
Paul Hall 41.9% 17,733
Tony Adkins 6.4% 2,715
Total Votes 42,272

2010

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2010

Uecker won re-election to District 66 of the Ohio House of Representatives.[3] His opponent was Barry Cox (L). The election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 66
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Uecker (R) 33,200 79.94%
Barry Cox (L) 8,333 20.06%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Uecker won re-election to the Ohio House of Representatives.[5] He ran unopposed.

Ohio House of Representatives, District 66
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Uecker (R) 49,363
Caroline Hergenrother (R) 16,852

2006

On November 7, 2006, Uecker won election to the Ohio House of Representatives.[6] His opponent was William Newby (D).

Ohio House of Representatives, District 66
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Uecker (R) 28,148
William Newby (D) 16,114

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Uecker is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Uecker raised a total of $338,630 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 31, 2013.[7]

Joe Uecker's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Ohio State Senate, District 14 Won $98,215
2010 Ohio State House, District 66 Won $25,904
2008 Ohio State House, District 66 Won $83,090
2006 Ohio State House, District 66 Won $20,575
2004 Ohio State House, District 66 Won $110,846
Grand Total Raised $338,630

2012

Uecker won election to the Ohio State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Uecker raised a total of $98,215.
Ohio State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Uecker's campaign in 2012
Uecker, Joseph$42,000
Ohio Association of Realtors$5,000
American Electric Power$4,000
Seitz for State Senate$3,000
Ohio Chamber of Commerce$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$98,215
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Uecker won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Uecker raised a total of $25,904.

2008

Uecker won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2008. During that election cycle, Uecker raised a total of $83,090.

2006

Uecker won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2006. During that election cycle, Uecker raised a total of $20,575.

2004

Uecker won election to the Ohio State House in 2004. During that election cycle, Uecker raised a total of $110,846.

Personal

Uecker and his wife, Patti, have four children. They currently reside in Miami Township, Ohio.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tom Niehaus (R)
Ohio State Senate - District 14
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Ohio House of Representatives - District 66
2005–present
Succeeded by
Doug Green (R)