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Oelslager earned a B.A. from Mount Union College and J.D. from Capital University. He has worked as a aide to former Congressman Ralph Regula and former Senator Tom Walsh as well as a public relations director for Malone College.  
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Oelslager earned his B.A. from Mount Union College and his J.D. from Capital University. He has worked as a aide to former Congressman Ralph Regula and former Senator Tom Walsh as well as a public relations director for Malone College.
  
 
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==Committee assignments==

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Scott Oelslager
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Ohio State Senate District 29
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 consecutive terms
Prior offices
Ohio State House of Representatives
2003-2011
Education
Bachelor'sMount Union College, 1975
J.D.Capital University
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
W. Scott Oelslager (b. October 15, 1953) is a Republican member of the Ohio State Senate, representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Oelslager previously served in the Senate from 1985 to 2002. He later represented District 51 in the Ohio House of Representatives from 2003 to 2011.

Biography

Oelslager earned his B.A. from Mount Union College and his J.D. from Capital University. He has worked as a aide to former Congressman Ralph Regula and former Senator Tom Walsh as well as a public relations director for Malone College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Civil Justice
Commerce and Labor
Finance
Medicaid, Health, and Human Services
Reference
Rules

2011-2012

2009-2010

Prior to joining the Ohio State Senate, Oelslager served on the following committees:

Senate Bill 5

See also: Ohio State Senate Bill 5 (2011) and Ohio Senate Bill 5 Veto Referendum (2011)

In a February 18, 2011 interview with The Columbus Dispatch, Oelslager voiced concerns about the controversial collective bargaining bill, stating that he is a strong supporter of collective bargaining rights.[1]

Elections

2010

Oelslager was not eligible for re-election in the House of Representatives. Instead, he won election in the Ohio State Senate in District 29.[2] He ran unopposed in the primary and defeated Richard Reinbold Jr. (D) in the general election.

Ohio State Senate, District 29
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Oelslager (R) 68,481 59.08%
Richard Reinbold Jr. (D) 51,386 40.92%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Oelslager won re-election to the Ohio House of Representatives.[3] He ran unopposed.

Ohio House of Representatives, District 51
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Oelslager (R) 51,418

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010 Oelslager raised $148,265. [4]

Listed below are primary contributors.

Donor Amount
OHIO REPUBLICAN PARTY $27,149
OHIO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION $17,900
SEIU HEALTH CARE DISTRICT 1199 $16,395
REPUBLICAN SENATE CAMPAIGN CMTE OF OHIO $15,152
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $7,500

2008

In 2008, Oelslager collected $53,318 in donations.[5]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
OHIO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION $10,000
OHIO STATE BAR ASSOCIATION $4,000
OHIO ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE $3,250
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $2,500
OHIO ACADEMY OF TRIAL LAWYERS $2,500

Personal

Oelsager and his wife, Elsie, currently reside in North Canton, Ohio.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kirk Schuring (R)
Ohio State Senate District 29
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Political offices
Preceded by
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Ohio House of Representatives - District 51
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Kirk Schuring (R)