Robert Sprague

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Robert Sprague
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Ohio House of Representatives District 83
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 4
Base salary$60,584/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sDuke University
Master'sUniversity of North Carolina
Office website
Robert Sprague is a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing District 83. He was first appointed to the chamber in February 2011 to replace Cliff Hite (R), who was appointed to the Ohio State Senate.[1]


Sprague earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University and his M.B.A. from University of North Carolina. Sprague was the owner of a management consulting firm prior to his legislative career.

Committee assignments


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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance and Appropriations
Ways and Means


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



See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sprague won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio House District 83. Sprague defeated Kevin E. Rettig in the March 6 Republican primary election and defeated John F. Kostyo (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 83, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Sprague Incumbent 67.3% 31,623
     Democratic John F. Kostyo 32.7% 15,350
Total Votes 46,973
Ohio State House of Representatives, District 83 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Sprague Incumbent 64.8% 10,161
Kevin Rettig 35.2% 5,528
Total Votes 15,689

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sprague is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Sprague raised a total of $153,582 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[4]

Robert Sprague's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Ohio State House, District 83 Won $153,582
Grand Total Raised $153,582


Sprague won re-election to the Ohio State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Sprague raised a total of $153,582.
Ohio State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Sprague's campaign in 2012
Sprague, Constance C.$14,845
Sprague, Robert F.$11,170
Harpst, Gary$7,500
Ridge, Jack$5,000
Ohio Republican Party$4,400
Total Raised in 2012$153,582
Source:Follow the Money


Sprague and his wife, Amanda, have four children. They currently reside in Findlay, Ohio.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ohio House of Representatives - District 83
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Cliff Hite (R)
Ohio House of Representatives - District 76
Succeeded by
Matt Lynch (R)