|Ohio House of Representatives District 76|
|2012 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Appointed by||House Republican Caucus|
|High school||Cathedral Latin High School|
Lynch has been an attorney at the law firm of Lynch & Lynch for 30 years.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lynch served on the following committees:
|Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources|
|• Health and Aging|
Lynch's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"If we are to prevent our state from falling into the same downward economic spiral as other industrial states, such as Michigan, we must make wholesale changes on two critical issues: taxes and state government restructuring. We must ecognize that government does not create jobs. In fact 60% to 70% of all new jobs are created by small business. The state must create an environment where small business can grow and prosper."
- Excerpt:"It is no mystery that as the Ohio tax burden has grown, the Ohio economy has shrunk! This high level of taxation keeps businesses from moving to the Buckeye State. Sadly this in turn drives our college graduates to other states in search of jobs. A recent survey noted that 60% of recent graduates planned to leave Ohio to pursue their career! We simply cannot afford such a “brain drain”."
- Excerpt:"We must cut the state budget enough to begin actually eliminating the state income tax. Deep cuts in the state’s bureaucracy, such as Ohio’s state Medicaid system, which is 40% costlier than the national average, are not unrealistic. By targeting these spending excesses, our legislature could reduce the state budget to the point where a state income tax would be unnecessary."
Right To Life
- Excerpt:"There are two Bills working their way through the legislature which could dramatically reduce abortions in Ohio. Either of these “Heartbeat” Bills would give Ohio among the strictest abortion laws in the United States and save thousands of lives of the unborn. Sadly, these bills have become bogged down in the legislature. If elected, I am committed to carrying the moral and political fight forward to protect these most innocent of lives!"
Lynch won election in the 2012 election for Ohio House District 76. Lynch defeated Mary E. O'Toole, Kristina Port, Mark E. Porter, and Laura A. DePledge in the March 6 Republican primary election and defeated Tom Warren (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Ohio House of Representatives, District 76, General Election, 2012|
|Ohio State House Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Lynch is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Lynch raised a total of $167,068 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.
|Matt Lynch's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Ohio State House, District 76||$167,068|
|Grand Total Raised||$167,068|
|Ohio State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Matt Lynch's campaign in 2012|
|Ohio Republican Party||$39,918|
|Hurt, Rosemary K.||$11,500|
|Hurt, Jeffrey C.||$11,500|
|Blackmon, Kirk A.||$10,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$167,068|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2012, Lynch was endorsed by the following:
- Ohio Right to Life Society
- Buckeye Firearms Association
- Geauga & Portage County Tea Parties
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- House webpage
- Official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Lynch on Facebook
- Lynch on YouTube
- Lynch on LinkedIn
- Campaign contributions: 2012
|Ohio House of Representatives - District 76
| Succeeded by|
Richard Hollington (R)
|Ohio House of Representatives - District 98
| Succeeded by|
Al Landis (R)
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