Republican primary elections for all 99 districts in the Ohio House of Representatives took place on Aug. 2, 2022. Of the 99 districts up for election in 2022, 30 had a Republican primary election with more than one candidate.
Across all contested Republican primary elections, candidates raised $3.6 million. Incumbents raised an average of $171,510 per candidate and challengers raised an average of $15,606 per candidate.
Five primary elections with the most fundraising
The table below details the five Republican primary elections with the most fundraising in the House of Representatives. Winning candidates’ names are in bold.
|District 17||$430,463||Adam Miller (D)||Thomas Patton and Ryan McClain|
|District 78||$364,694||Brian Stewart (R)||Susan Manchester and J.J. Sreenan|
|District 90||$302,807||Brian Baldridge (R)||Brian Baldridge and Calvin Robinson|
|District 58||$276,598||Michele Lepore-Hagan (D)||Alessandro Cutrona and Jeff Green|
|District 46||$264,193||Michael Sheehy (D)||Thomas Hall and Matt King|
The officeholders above are listed for the current districts they hold. However, this is a redistricting year, so candidates have been identified below as incumbents even if they are running in a different district than they currently hold.
#1 District 17 – $430,463
Incumbent Thomas Patton raised $429,864 and Ryan McClain raised $600.
Thomas Patton advanced to the general election with 82 percent of the vote and Ryan McClain received 18 percent of the vote.
#2 District 78 – $364,694
Incumbent Susan Manchester raised $316,114 and J.J. Sreenan raised $48,580.
Susan Manchester advanced to the general election with 55 percent of the vote and J.J. Sreenan received 45 percent of the vote.
#3 District 90 – $302,807
Incumbent Brian Baldridge raised $302,807 and Calvin Robinson raised $0.
Brian Baldridge advanced to the general election with 88 percent of the vote and Calvin Robinson received 12 percent of the vote.
#4 District 58 – $276,598
Incumbent Alessandro Cutrona raised $276,598 and Jeff Green raised $0.
Alessandro Cutrona advanced to the general election with 100 percent of the vote and Jeff Green received 0 percent of the vote.
#5 District 46 – $264,193
Incumbent Thomas Hall raised $154,879 and Matt King raised $109,314.
Thomas Hall advanced to the general election with 56 percent of the vote and Matt King received 44 percent of the vote.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Ohio PACs submitted to the Ohio Secretary of State. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.
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