All candidates for Ohio House of Representatives District 94 Republican primary complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

Both candidates running in the March 19, 2024, Republican primary for Ohio House of Representatives District 94 — Kevin Ritter (R) and Shannon Walker (R) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.

Here are the candidates’ responses to the question: What are the main points you want voters to remember about your goals for your time in office?


  • “I am a committed family man and Christian. I attend mass weekly at St. Mary’s Basilica in Marietta. I believe family is the basic building block of a health society and that it is incumbent upon government officials to consider how legislation will impact families before it is passed. The State of Ohio must be firmly committed to reinforcing the rights we enjoy under the 1st Amendment.
  • I believe that despite our blemishes, the United States is the greatest nation in the history of the world, and that it affords more opportunity, more liberty, and more freedom, to more people than any country past or present. I believe it is the solemn duty of elected officials (local, state and federal) to take seriously their oath to protect and defend the Constitution.
  • I believe in small government, low taxation, and openness and transparency in our dealings. Government at all levels has grown far beyond what the Founders envisioned as necessary or acceptable. As a result, liberty and personal responsibility have correspondingly diminished. Today, we too often look to government to solve our problems and provide for our wants and needs. I believe that small government (focused on doing only those things individuals cannot do for themselves) allows freedom and liberty to flourish. With the growth of government has come crushing taxation and profligate spending. I am a firm believer that individual citizens spend their money more wisely and efficiently than does the state or federal government.”


  • “I will work for legislation that would give every Ohioan a choice on whether or not they receive a vaccine. No Ohioan should ever have to pick between their job/school or an experiment vaccine.
  • I will always stand up for parents rights to have a say in the curriculum their children are being taught. I will work to remove the woke indoctrination, CRT and gender ideology from the classroom. None of these subjects need to be in the education system. We need to get back to the basic fundamentals teaching reading, writing, math, science and history.
  • I will work to preserve our state and federal constitutional rights and make sure they are not diminished by any unconstitutional laws. I do not believe the constitution is a living breathing document and should be interpreted as written.”

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