Ohio House 2008

In the 2008 elections, Buckeye Firearms Association ENDORSES the following candidates:

District Office Name Party
01 State Representative Linda Bolon Democrat WIN!
02 State Representative Kris Jordan Republican WIN!
03 State Representative Ron Amstutz Republican WIN!
04 State Representative Matt Huffman Republican WIN!
06 State Representative Randy Gardner Republican WIN!
07 State Representative Kenny Yuko Democrat WIN!
10 State Representative Eugene Miller Democrat WIN!
11 State Representative Rosalind McAllister Republican
14 State Representative David Morris Republican
16 State Representative Jennifer Brady Democrat
17 State Representative Josh Mandel Republican WIN!
18 State Representative Matt Patten Democrat WIN!
19 State Representative Brad Lewis Republican
20 State Representative Jim McGregor Republican
21 State Representative Kevin Bacon Republican WIN!
24 State Representative Tim Rankin Republican
26 State Representative Joseph Healy Republican
27 State Representative James Hunter Republican
28 State Representative Virgil Lovitt Republican
29 State Representative Lou Blessing Republican WIN!
30 State Representative Bob Mecklenborg Republican WIN!
31 State Representative Steve Johnson Republican
32 State Representative Theo Barnes Republican
33 State Representative Thomas Brown Republican
34 State Representative Peter Stautberg Republican WIN!
35 State Representative Ron Maag Republican WIN!
38 State Representative Terry Blair Republican WIN!
40 State Representative Ann Siefker Republican
41 State Representative Randy Cole Republican
43 State Representative Steve Dyer Republican WIN!
45 State Representative John Otterman Democrat WIN!
46 State Representative Barbara Sears Republican WIN!
48 State Representative Carolyn Eyre Republican
49 State Representative Matt Szollosi Democrat WIN!
51 State Representative Scott Oelslager Republican WIN!
52 State Representative Richard Hart Republican
53 State Representative Timothy Derickson Republican WIN!
54 State Representative Courtney Combs Republican WIN!
55 State Representative William Coley Republican WIN!
57 State Representative Matt Lundy Democrat WIN!
58 State Representative Terry Boose Republican WIN!
59 State Representative Ron Gerberry Democrat WIN!
61 State Representative Mark Okey Democrat WIN!
62 State Representative Lorraine Fende Democrat WIN!
63 State Representative Carol-Ann Schindel Republican
64 State Representative Thomas Montgomery Republican
65 State Representative Sandra Harwood Democrat WIN!
66 State Representative Joe Uecker Republican WIN!
67 State Representative Shannon Jones Republican WIN!
68 State Representative Roak Zeller Republican
69 State Representative Bill Batchelder Republican WIN!
70 State Representative Jarrod Martin Republican WIN!
71 State Representative Jay Hottinger Republican WIN!
72 State Representative Ross McGregor Republican WIN!
73 State Representative Jay Goyal Democrat WIN!
74 State Representative Bruce Goodwin Republican WIN!
75 State Representative Lynn Wachtmann Republican WIN!
76 State Representative Cliff Hite Republican WIN!
77 State Representative Jim Zehringer Republican WIN!
78 State Representative John Adams Republican WIN!
80 State Representative Edward Enderle Republican
81 State Representative Jeff Wagner Republican WIN!
82 State Representative Jeffery McClain Republican WIN!
83 State Representative David Burke Republican WIN!
84 State Representative Bob Hackett Republican WIN!
85 State Representative John Schlichter Republican
86 State Representative David Daniels Republican WIN!
87 State Representative Clyde Evans Republican WIN!
88 State Representative Danny Bubp Republican WIN!
89 State Representative Todd Book Democrat WIN!
91 State Representative Dan Dodd Democrat WIN!
93 State Representative Jennifer Garrison Democrat WIN!
94 State Representative Troy Balderson Republican WIN!
95 State Representative John Domenick Democrat WIN!
96 State Representative Allan Sayre Democrat WIN!
97 State Representative Dave Hall Republican WIN!
98 State Representative Matt Dolan Republican WIN!
99 State Representative Deborah Newcomb Democrat WIN!


The following candidates for the Ohio House have exhibited support for the Second Amendment, hunting and self-defense, and neither holds a clear advantage over the other that would qualify for a singular endorsement. Since either candidate would be a pro-gun vote, we recommend voters base their decision on other matters which are also important to them.

District Office Name Party
23 State Representative Keith Goldhardt Democrat
23 State Representative Cheryl Grossman Republican WIN!
36 State Representative Seth Morgan Republican WIN!
36 State Representative Charles Morton Democrat
50 State Representative Celeste DeHoff Democrat
50 State Representative Todd Snitchler Republican WIN!
79 State Representative Richard Adams Republican WIN!
79 State Representative Melissa Stanley Democrat
92 State Representative Debbie Phillips Democrat WIN!
92 State Representative Jill Thompson Republican


The following candidates for the Ohio House have exhibited some level of support for the Second Amendment, hunting and self-defense, and are considered by Buckeye Firearms Association to be the better choice in their district:

District Office Name Party
12 State Representative Michael DeBose Democrat WIN!
22 State Representative Michael Keenan Republican
47 State Representative Peter Ujvagi Democrat WIN!
60 State Representative Robert Hagan Democrat WIN!


The following candidates for the Ohio House are weak and inconsistent on gun rights. These candidates are unopposed by a major party in the upcoming election, or their opponent would offer no improvement as it pertains to your Second Amendment rights. Unfortunately, they will be returning to the Ohio House. If you live in one of these districts, focus on statewide candidates and help an endorsed candidate in a nearby district.

District Office Name Party
05 State Representative Gerald Stebelton Republican
08 State Representative Armond Budish Democrat
09 State Representative Barbara Boyd Democrat
13 State Representative Michael Skindell Democrat
25 State Representative Dan Stewart Democrat
39 State Representative Clayton Luckie II Democrat
44 State Representative Vernon Sykes Democrat
56 State Representative Joseph Koziura Democrat


No recommendations are being made in the following House Districts.

District Office
37 State Representative
42 State Representative
90 State Representative


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