2022 BFA-PAC Grades and Endorsements for the August 2 Ohio Primary

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Because lawmakers struggled to finalize district maps, the Ohio Primary Election for 2022 will be divided into two separate elections: the first on May 3, and the second on August 2.

The August 2 Primary ballot will include candidates for State Senate, State House, and State Central Committee.

NOTES:

  • The following grades and endorsements may not be complete. We will continue to update our grades / endorsements as we collect additional information.
  • ?? generally means the candidate did not submit a survey.
  • "q" after a grade means we have no legislative votes, and we are basing the grade primarily on survey answers.
  • In some races where there are multiple good candidates, we choose to not endorse in a primary.

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State Senate
District Party Name Grade Endorsement
1 R Robert McColley A Endorsed WIN
3 D Tina Maharath D WIN
3 R Michele Reynolds Bq WIN
5 R Stephen Huffman A Endorsed WIN
7 D David Dallas ?? WIN
7 R Austin Kaiser ??
7 R Steve Wilson A Endorsed WIN
9 D Catherine Ingram ?? WIN
9 R Orlando Sonza Aq WIN
11 D Paula Hicks-Hudson F WIN
11 R Tony Dia ?? WIN
13 D Anthony Eliopoulos ?? WIN
13 R Kirsten Hill ??
13 R Nathan Manning A Endorsed WIN
15 D Hearcel Craig F WIN
17 D Garry Boone ?? WIN
17 R Thomas Hwang ??
17 R Shane Wilkin A+ Endorsed WIN
19 D Chrissie Hinshaw ??
19 D Heather Swiger ?? WIN
19 R Andrew Brenner A Endorsed WIN
21 D John E Barnes D
21 D Kent Smith D WIN
21 R Mikhail Alterman ?? WIN
23 D Nickie Antonio F WIN
23 R Landry Simmons Bq WIN
23 D William DeMora ?? WIN
23 D Elizabeth Thien ??
25 R Chandler Wysocki Aq WIN
27 D Patricia Goetz ?? WIN
27 R Kristina Roegner A Endorsed WIN
29 R Kirk Schuring A Endorsed WIN
31 R Al Landis A Endorsed WIN
33 D Robert Hagan D WIN
33 R Michael Rulli A Endorsed WIN
State House
District Party Name Grade Endorsement
1 D Carolyn Harding ??
1 D Dontavius Jarrells F WIN
2 D Michael D. Cole ??
2 D Latyna Humphrey D WIN
3 D Kelly Harrop ??
3 D Mayo Makinde ??
3 D DaVon Marshall ??
3 D Ismail Mohamed ??
3 D Lamar Peoples ??
3 R Josiah Lanning Aq Endorsed WIN
4 D Mary Lightbody D WIN
4 R Paul Fillman Aq
4 R Jill Rudler Aq WIN
5 D Richard Brown D WIN
5 R Ronald Beach Aq WIN
6 D Adam Miller F WIN
6 R Joe Wharton Bq WIN
7 D Allison Russo F WIN
8 D Beth Liston D WIN
8 R Zully Truempter Cq
9 D Munira Abdullahi ?? WIN
9 D Paul Filippelli ??
10 D Russell Harris Aq WIN
10 R David Dobos ?? WIN
11 D Anita Somani ?? WIN
11 R Aaron Neumann ??
11 R Omar Tarazi Aq WIN
12 R Brian Stewart A Endorsed WIN
13 D Michael Skindell D WIN
13 R Keith Davey Aq WIN
14 D Sean Brennan ?? WIN
14 R Jolene Austin Aq WIN
14 R David Morgan ??
15 D Richard Dell'Aquila ?? WIN
16 D Monique Smith D
16 D Bride Rose Sweeney D WIN
16 R Michael Lamb Aq WIN
17 D Troy Greenfield ?? WIN
17 R Ryan McClain ??
17 R Tom Patton A Endorsed WIN
18 D Darnell Brewer ?? WIN
18 D Vincent Rosemond ??
18 R Shalira Taylor B
19 D Phil Robinson D WIN
19 R Ron Brough ?? WIN
19 R David Horvath ??
20 D Mike Seals ??
20 D Terrence Upchurch F WIN
21 D Michael Ettorre ??
21 D Elliot Forhan ?? WIN
21 D Jonathan Holody ??
21 R Kelly Powell ?? WIN
22 D Juanita Brent D WIN
22 D Danielle Dronet ??
22 D Vincent Stokes ??
23 D Dan Troy D WIN
23 R George Phillips Aq WIN
24 D Dani Isaacsohn ?? WIN
24 D Dale Mallory C
24 R Adam Koehler ?? WIN
25 D Cecil Thomas F WIN
25 R John Breadon ?? WIN
25 R Jason Miller ??
26 D Sedrick Denson D WIN
27 D Rachel Baker ?? WIN
27 D Gavi Begtrup ??
27 R Lindsay Cole ??
27 R Jennifer Giroux Aq WIN
27 R Joe Murray ??
28 D Jessica Miranda F WIN
28 R Kim Georgeton Aq
28 R Chris Monzel Bq WIN
29 D Juan Valle ?? WIN
29 R Cindy Abrams B WIN
30 D Alissa Mayhaus ?? WIN
30 R Angela Hymer ??
30 R Bill Seitz A+ Endorsed WIN
31 D Rita Darrow ?? WIN
31 D Lucas Blower ??
31 R Bill Roemer A Endorsed WIN
32 D Matt Shaughnessy ?? WIN
32 R Bob Young A Endorsed WIN
33 D Tavia Galonski F WIN
33 R Kristopher Anderson Aq WIN
34 D Casey Weinstein D WIN
34 R Beth Bigham Aq WIN
35 D Lori O'Neill ?? WIN
35 R Steve Demetriou Aq Endorsed WIN
36 D Addison Caruso ?? WIN
36 R Andrea White C WIN
37 R Tom Young A Endorsed WIN
38 D Willis Blackshear D WIN
39 D Leronda Jackson ??
39 R Phil Plummer B WIN
40 D Amy Cox ?? WIN
40 R Rodney Creech A Endorsed WIN
41 D Colin Flanagan ??
41 D Nancy Larson ?? WIN
41 R Joshua Williams Aq WIN
42 D Nick Komives ??
42 D Erika White ?? WIN
42 R Derek Merrin A Endorsed WIN
43 D Michele Grim ?? WIN
43 D Daniel Ortiz ??
43 R Wendi Hendricks ?? WIN
43 R Kristi Kille ??
44 D Elgin Rogers Jr. ?? WIN
44 R Roy Palmer ?? WIN
45 D Chuck Horn ?? WIN
45 R Jennifer Gross B WIN
46 D Lawrence Mulligan ?? WIN
46 R Thomas Hall A+ Endorsed WIN
46 R Matt King ??
47 D Sam Lawrence ?? WIN
47 R Sara Caruthers A Endorsed WIN
47 R Cody Harper ??
48 D David Smith ??
48 R Scott Oelslager A Endorsed WIN
49 D Thomas West F WIN
49 R Jim Thomas Bq WIN
50 R Reggie Stoltzfus A Endorsed WIN
51 R Brett Hudson Hillyer A Endorsed WIN
52 D Regan Phillips ?? WIN
52 R Gayle Manning B WIN
53 D Joseph A. Miller F WIN
53 D Dan Ramos D
53 R Marty Gallagher ?? WIN
53 R Sarah McGervey ??
54 D Bryan Burgess ?? WIN
54 R Kathleen Beyer ??
54 R Dick Stein A Endorsed WIN
55 D Paul Zorn ?? WIN
55 R Thomas Goodwin Aq
55 R Scott Lipps A Endorsed WIN
56 D Joy Bennett ?? WIN
56 D Sam Cao ??
56 R Kathy Grossman Aq
56 R Adam Mathews Aq WIN
57 D Evan Rosborough ?? WIN
57 R Jamie Callender A Endorsed WIN
58 D Bruce Neff ?? WIN
58 R Al Cutrona A Endorsed WIN
58 R Jeff Green ??
59 D John Dyce ??
59 D Lauren McNally ?? WIN
59 D Wayne Penny Jr. ??
59 D Ronald Shadd ??
60 R Kris Jordan B WIN
61 D Louise Valentine ?? WIN
61 R Beth Lear Aq WIN
61 R Shawn Stevens A Endorsed
62 D Brian Flick ?? WIN
62 R Jean Schmidt A Endorsed WIN
63 D Richard Perry ??
63 R Adam Bird A Endorsed WIN
64 D Bria Bennett ??
64 D Vince Peterson ?? WIN
64 R Nick Santucci Aq WIN
65 R Randy Law A
65 R Michael Loychik A Endorsed WIN
66 D Mike Oliver ??
66 R Sharon Ray A Endorsed WIN
67 D Drew Burge ?? WIN
67 R Ron Falconi Aq
67 R Melanie Miller Aq WIN
67 R Terry Robertson ??
68 R Thad Claggett Aq WIN
68 R Mark Fraizer A Endorsed
69 D Charlotte Owens ?? WIN
69 R Kevin Miller A Endorsed WIN
70 D Eric Price ?? WIN
70 R Brian Lampton A Endorsed WIN
70 R Katherine Shutte Aq
71 D James Duffee ?? WIN
71 R Bill Dean A Endorsed WIN
72 D Kathleen Clyde F WIN
72 R Gail Pavliga A Endorsed WIN
73 R Jeff LaRe A Endorsed WIN
74 D Daniel Saks
74 R Bernard Willis ?? WIN
75 D Jan Materni ?? WIN
75 R Haraz Ghanbari A Endorsed WIN
76 D Justin Andrews ??
76 R Marilyn John A Endorsed WIN
77 D Mark Gooch ?? WIN
77 R Scott Wiggam A+ Endorsed WIN
78 R Susan Manchester A Endorsed WIN
78 R J.J. Sreenan ??
79 D Taylor Eastham ?? WIN
79 R Monica Robb Blasdel Aq WIN
80 R Jena Powell A Endorsed WIN
81 R Jim Hoops A Endorsed WIN
82 D Magdalene Markward ?? WIN
82 R Roy Klopfenstein Bq WIN
82 R Ted Penner ??
83 D Melissa Kritzell ??
83 D Claire Osborne ?? WIN
83 R Jon Cross A Endorsed WIN
84 D Sophia Rodriguez ?? WIN
84 R Angela King Aq WIN
84 R Jacob Larger Aq
84 R Aimee Morrow ??
85 R Tim Barhorst Aq WIN
85 R Rochiel Foulk ??
85 R Lilli Vitale ??
86 D Barbara Luke ?? WIN
86 R Michael Bohland ??
86 R Tracy Richardson A Endorsed WIN
87 R Riordan McClain A Endorsed WIN
88 D Dianne Selvey ??
88 R Gary Click A Endorsed WIN
89 D Jim Obergefell ?? WIN
89 R DJ Swearingen A Endorsed WIN
90 D Andrew Dodson ?? WIN
90 R Brian Baldridge A Endorsed WIN
90 R Calvin Robinson ??
91 R Bob Peterson A Endorsed WIN
92 R Mark Johnson A Endorsed WIN
93 R Jason Stephens A Endorsed WIN
94 D Rhyan Goodman ?? WIN
94 R Jay Edwards A Endorsed
95 D William Ryan ?? WIN
95 R Don Jones A Endorsed WIN
96 D Charlie DiPalma ?? WIN
96 R Ron Ferguson A Endorsed WIN
97 R Adam Holmes A Endorsed WIN
98 R Darell Kick A Endorsed WIN
98 R Scott Pullins Aq
99 D Abby Kovacs ?? WIN
99 R Sarah Fowler A Endorsed WIN
State Central Committee
District Party Name Grade Endorsement
3 R James Burgess Aq WIN
3 R Meta Hahn Aq
4 R Gary Cates A WIN
5 R Jessica Franz Aq WIN
7 R Ronald Maag A WIN
7 R Seth Morgan A
7 R Lori Viars Aq
8 R Barbara Holwadel Aq WIN
11 R Abigail Brentinger Aq
11 R Timothy Brentinger Aq
16 R Josh Brown Aq WIN
16 R Geoffrey Hatcher Aq
19 R Gary James Aq WIN
19 R Melanie Leneghan Aq WIN
19 R Carol O'Brien Aq
20 R Sabrina Warner Aq WIN
23 R Doris Peters Bq WIN
24 R Shannon Burns Aq WIN
24 R Daniel Langshaw Aq
25 R Jim Burgess Bq
29 R Christine Mauer Aq WIN
31 R Antonia Blake Aq WIN
31 R Charles Blake Aq
32 R Charles Johnston Aq

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