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William Batchelder
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Ohio House of Representatives District 69
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Ohio House of Representatives, District 81
1969 - 1999
Education
Bachelor'sOhio Wesleyan University
J.D.Ohio State University College of Law
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
William Batchelder (b. December 19, 1942) is the Republican Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing District 69. He was elected to the chamber in 2006.

Batchelder represented District 81 from 1969 to 1999 and served as Speaker Pro Tempore from 1995 to 1998.

Biography

Batchelder earned a B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University and a J.D. from the Ohio State University College of Law. He worked for 31 years at the Williams and Batchelder Law Firm. Batchelder also served as a judge on the Ninth District Court of Appeals and the Common Pleas Court in Medina County. He served as a Private First Class in the United States Army.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules and Reference

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012

Batchelder won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio House, District 69. Batchelder was unopposed in the March 6 Republican primary election and defeated Judith A. Cross (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 69, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Batchelder Incumbent 60.6% 35,486
     Democratic Judith A. Cross 39.4% 23,047
Total Votes 58,533

2010

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2010

Batchelder won re-election to District 69 of the Ohio House of Representatives.[2] His opponent was Jack Schira (D). The election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 69
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png William Batchelder (R) 32,406 70.34%
Jack Schira (D) 13,666 29.66%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Batchelder won re-election to the Ohio House of Representatives.[4]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 69
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William Batchelder (R) 38,684
Jack Schira (D) 22,505

2006

On November 7, 2006, Batchelder won election to the Ohio House of Representatives.[5] His opponent was Jack Schira (D).

Ohio House of Representatives, District 69
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William Batchelder (R) 26,302
Jack Schira (D) 21,116

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010 Batchelder had raised $1,122,229.[6]

Listed below are the largest contributors.

Donor Amount
Wholesale Beer & Wine Association of Ohio $22,396
RAGAN, GINNI D $22,065
HAWK, LEO J $22,000
BRENNAN, DAVID L $22,000
OHIO OIL & GAS ASSOCIATION $21,895

2008

In 2008, Batchelder collected $574,995 in donations.[7]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
BRENNAN, ANN AMER $20,000
RAGAN, GINNI D $20,000
ALEXANDER JR, ANTHONY J $20,000
EVANS, MATTHEW T $10,000
SUMMIT COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY $10,000
LINDNER, CARL H $10,000
BRENNAN, DAVID L $10,000
MCCONNELL, JOHN H $10,000

Personal

Batchelder and his wife, Alice, have two children. They currently reside in Medina, Ohio.

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