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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Senator Brown appears on Ohio in Focus to talk about issues in the General Assembly.

04.29.15 - Senator Brown Reintroduces Bill To Abolish Death Penalty

 

Columbus—Today,Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) introduced SB 154 to abolish the use of capital punishment in Ohio. Senator Brown introduced similar legislation during the 129th and 130th Ohio General Assemblies.

 
 

04.20.15 - Senator Brown Announces Over $3 Million In Funding For Toledo Institutions

 

Columbus –Today, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) announced the state Controlling Board has approved over $3.6 million in funding to three Toledo institutions for infrastructure improvements.  

 
 

03.26.15 - Senators Brown And Gardner Honor The Life Of Former Toledo Mayor And House Democratic Leader Jack Ford

 

During Senate session on March 25th, Senators Edna Brown (D-Toledo) and Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green) honor the life and legacy of former Toledo Mayor and Ohio House of Representatives Democratic Leader Jack Ford who passed away at the age of 67 on March 21, 2015. 

 
 

03.24.15 - Senator Brown Gives Testimony To Provide Insurance Coverage For Hearing Aids

 

Columbus – Today in the Senate Insurance Committee, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) provided sponsor testimony for Senate Bill 98, which requires insurance companies in Ohio to offer coverage for hearing aids, and related services as a rider to basic health plans.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 11

 
Counties: Lucas (part)
 

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Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 2nd 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 2018 / Not eligible to run for another four-year term