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{{tnr}}'''Lou Gentile''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Ohio State Senate]], representing District 30. He was first appointed to the chamber in November 2011 to replace [[Jason Wilson]] (D), who was chosen by Gov. [[John Kasich]] (R) to head the Office of Appalachia.<ref>[http://www.timesreporter.com/communities/carroll/x1425131025/Kasich-chooses-state-Sen-Jason-Wilson-to-lead-agency ''Times-Reporter,'' "Kasich chooses state Sen. Jason Wilson to lead agency," November 18, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.timesreporter.com/communities/x795100203/Gentile-sworn-in-to-lead-30th-District ''Times Reporter,'' "Gentile sworn-in to lead 30th District," December 15, 2011]</ref>  
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{{tnr}}'''Lou Gentile''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Ohio State Senate]], representing District 30. He was first appointed to the chamber in November 2011 to replace [[Jason Wilson]] (D), who was chosen by Gov. [[John Kasich]] (R) to head the Office of Appalachia.<ref>[http://www.timesreporter.com/communities/carroll/x1425131025/Kasich-chooses-state-Sen-Jason-Wilson-to-lead-agency ''Times-Reporter,'' "Kasich chooses state Sen. Jason Wilson to lead agency," November 18, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.timesreporter.com/communities/x795100203/Gentile-sworn-in-to-lead-30th-District ''Times Reporter,'' "Gentile sworn-in to lead 30th District," December 15, 2011]</ref> He currently holds the position of [[State Senate Assistant Minority Whip|Assistant Minority Whip]].
  
 
Gentile represented District 95 in the [[Ohio House of Representatives]] in 2011.  
 
Gentile represented District 95 in the [[Ohio House of Representatives]] in 2011.  

Revision as of 19:25, 6 February 2014

Lou Gentile
Lou Gentile.jpg
Ohio State Senate District 30
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2017
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Minority Whip
2014-present
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
AppointedNovember 30, 2011
Appointed byOhio Senate Democratic Caucus
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Ohio House of Representatives
2011
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Lou Gentile is a Democratic member of the Ohio State Senate, representing District 30. He was first appointed to the chamber in November 2011 to replace Jason Wilson (D), who was chosen by Gov. John Kasich (R) to head the Office of Appalachia.[1][2] He currently holds the position of Assistant Minority Whip.

Gentile represented District 95 in the Ohio House of Representatives in 2011.

Biography

Gentile earned his bachelor's degree from West Virginia University. He was a field representative for former Congressman Ted Strickland, and joined his campaign for governor as a special assistant. He later worked as an Assistant Director in the Governor’s Office of Appalachia.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Energy and Natural Resources
Insurance and Financial Institutions
Public Utilities
Reference
Transportation

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

Although thought to be a possible candidate for Ohio's 6th Congressional District, Gentile announced in August 2013 that he would not challenge incumbent Bill Johnson (R) in the 2014 elections.[3]

2012

See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2012

Gentile won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio Senate, District 30. Gentile was unopposed in the March 6 Democratic primary election and defeated Shane Thompson (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Ohio State Senate, District 30, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLou Gentile Incumbent 52.4% 82,403
     Republican Shane Thompson 47.6% 74,884
Total Votes 157,287

2010

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gentile defeated Mark Clark (I) in the November 2 general election.[5]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 95
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Lou Gentile (D) 23,213 66.25%
Mark Clark (I) 11,824 33.75%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gentile is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Gentile raised a total of $1,058,099 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 30, 2013.[6]

Lou Gentile's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Ohio State Senate, District 30 Won $797,788
2010 Ohio State House, District 95 Won $260,311
Grand Total Raised $1,058,099

2012

Gentile won re-election to the Ohio State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Gentile raised a total of $797,788.

2010

Gentile won election to the Ohio State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Gentile raised a total of $260,311.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jason Wilson (D)
Ohio State Senate District 30
2011 - present
Succeeded by
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Political offices
Preceded by
John Domenick (D)
Ohio House of Representatives District 95
2011–2011
Succeeded by
Jack Cera (D)