Senator Brown meets with a constituent.
Senator Brown meets with a constituent.
 Senator Brown takes the oath of office for the 130th General Assembly administered by Judge Jeffery Hopkins as her brother Johnny Hutton looks on.
Senator Brown takes the oath of office for the 130th General Assembly administered by Judge Jeffery Hopkins as her brother Johnny Hutton looks on.
 Senator Brown studies the Senate Opening Day program during the Senate Session.
Senator Brown studies the Senate Opening Day program during the Senate Session.
Senator Edna Brown discuses policy issues
Senator Edna Brown discuses policy issues
 Senator Edna Brown sworn into office to represent Ohio's 11th Senate District.
Senator Edna Brown sworn into office to represent Ohio's 11th Senate District.
 Senator Edna Brown receives the Legislative Leadership Award from Action Ohio.
Senator Edna Brown receives the Legislative Leadership Award from Action Ohio.
 

Edna Brown (D-Toledo) was elected to serve Ohio’s 11th Senate district in November, 2010. Prior to joining the Senate, her dedication to public service led to a 32-year career as an employee with the city of Toledo, followed by an eight-year tenure as a member of Toledo City Council. She moved to the Statehouse in January 2002 to fill the Ohio House of Representatives seat of then newly-elected Toledo mayor Jack Ford. Senator Brown currently serves as the Minority Whip in the Senate.

 
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VIDEO: Senator Brown Discusses her legislation (SB 269) to give schools three more calamity days.
VIDEO: Senator Brown discusses her Children's Nutrition bill (SB 11).

01.15.15 - Senator Edna Brown Elected To Leadership Role With Women In Government

 

TOLEDO, OHIO--At the 21st Annual State Directors’ and 11th Biennial First Term Legislators’ Conference in St. Pete Beach, Florida, Senator Edna Brown of Ohio was sworn in as a 2015 State Director with Women In Government, following her election to this position by her fellow state legislative colleagues this past year. 

 
 

01.05.15 - Senator Brown Sworn In As State Senator And Minority Whip

 

Columbus – Today, State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) took the oath of office to serve in the Ohio Senate for the 131st General Assembly as well as the Minority Whip in the Senate Democratic Caucus. 

 

 
 

12.29.14 - Senator Brown Announces Funding For Toledo Community Project

 

olumbus – State Senator Edna Brown announced he Ohio Facilities Construction Commission has approved funding through the Cultural Facilities Grant Program for the Ohio Theatre – Toledo Community Project.

 
 

12.09.14 - Senator Brown's Bill Allowing Electronic Proof Of Insurance Passes Ohio House Of Representatives

 

Columbus—Today, the Ohio House of Representatives voted to pass SB 255 which allows Ohio motorists to provide proof of financial responsibility via a smart phone or other mobile electronic device during a traffic stop. When signed into law, Senate Bill 255, sponsored by State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) will make Ohio the 36th state to pass similar legislation.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Senate District 11

 
Counties: Lucas (part)
 

Contact Senator Brown

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-5204
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Background

 
Leadership Position : Minority Whip
Hometown : Toledo
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative, 2002-2010; Toledo City Councilwoman, 1994-2002


Current Term : Expires December 2014 / Eligible to run for another four-year term