State Senator Larry Obhof (second from left) joins State Representative Mark Romanchuk (far left) to present House and Senate resolutions to honor Dominique Clairmonte (middle) at the Ohio Statehouse. They are joined by Dominique's parents Sarah and John Clairmonte.
State Senator Larry Obhof (second from left) joins State Representative Mark Romanchuk (far left) to present House and Senate resolutions to honor Dominique Clairmonte (middle) at the Ohio Statehouse. They are joined by Dominique's parents Sarah and John Clairmonte.
 Senator Ohbof Helps Honor United Way of Ashland County as United Way of the Year
Senator Ohbof Helps Honor United Way of Ashland County as United Way of the Year
 Senator Larry Obhof is sworn in as the state senator for the 22nd Ohio Senate District.
Senator Larry Obhof is sworn in as the state senator for the 22nd Ohio Senate District.
Senator Obhof is joined by his colleagues to unveil the Senate's version of the state's operating budget, which includes $1.7 Billion in tax cuts for all Ohioans.
Senator Obhof is joined by his colleagues to unveil the Senate's version of the state's operating budget, which includes $1.7 Billion in tax cuts for all Ohioans.
 Senator Obhof stands with Mayor Glen Stewart of Ashland after presenting a resolution honoring the city's 200th Anniversary at the bicentennial celebration held in historic downtown Ashland.
Senator Obhof stands with Mayor Glen Stewart of Ashland after presenting a resolution honoring the city's 200th Anniversary at the bicentennial celebration held in historic downtown Ashland.
 
Senator Obhof receives the SAR award.
Senator Obhof receives the SAR award.
 Senator Obhof wears pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month during Senate session.
Senator Obhof wears pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month during Senate session.
 Senator Larry Obhof, recipient of the "PCSAO Legislator of the Year" award, is pictured with Judy Beckett, recipient of the "PCSAO Outstanding Child Protection Staff Support of the Year" award.
Senator Larry Obhof, recipient of the "PCSAO Legislator of the Year" award, is pictured with Judy Beckett, recipient of the "PCSAO Outstanding Child Protection Staff Support of the Year" award.
Senators Larry Obhof and Jay Hottinger present Richard Guggisberg and his daughter Ursula Guggisberg with a resolution honoring Guggisberg Cheese for winning the 2015 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest.
Senators Larry Obhof and Jay Hottinger present Richard Guggisberg and his daughter Ursula Guggisberg with a resolution honoring Guggisberg Cheese for winning the 2015 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest.
 Senator Obhof delivers testimony before the Senate Civil Justice Committee about the importance of eliminating ambiguities in the Ohio Revised Code section which defines responsibilities of corporate officers.
Senator Obhof delivers testimony before the Senate Civil Justice Committee about the importance of eliminating ambiguities in the Ohio Revised Code section which defines responsibilities of corporate officers.
 Senator Obhof testifies in support of his legislation that would update Ohio's tax code and save taxpayers millions of dollars.
Senator Obhof testifies in support of his legislation that would update Ohio's tax code and save taxpayers millions of dollars.
Senator Obhof debates legislation during a voting session of the Ohio Senate.
Senator Obhof debates legislation during a voting session of the Ohio Senate.
 Senator Obhof listens to debate during Senate session.
Senator Obhof listens to debate during Senate session.
 Senator Obhof watches as members of the Ashland High School SMART Circle perform in Columbus.
Senator Obhof watches as members of the Ashland High School SMART Circle perform in Columbus.
Senator Obhof asks a question during a hearing on the redistricting process.
Senator Obhof asks a question during a hearing on the redistricting process.
 
 

Larry Obhof proudly represents the people of the 22nd Senate District, which includes Medina, Ashland and Richland counties, as well as portions of Holmes County. He serves as the Majority Whip of the Ohio Senate.

 
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State Sen. Larry Obhof Talks About Ohio's Growing Job Creation Momentum

07.27.15 - Obhof Encourages Families To Take Advantage Of New Tax Holiday For Back-to-School Shopping

 
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"The end of the summer can be a challenging time for families, as parents prepare for their children to begin the new school year," said Obhof.  "By allowing tax-free back-to-school shopping, this new law will help families stretch their dollar a little further.”  

 
 

07.16.15 - Governor Kasich Signs Legislation To Bring Justice For Victims Of Sexual Violence

 
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"This legislation ensures that prosecutors have the ability to seek justice for victims when a DNA match is found," said Obhof.

 
 

07.15.15 - State Awards Funds For Mansfield Mentorship Program

 
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"These programs will provide an environment for students to develop life and career skills that will empower them and equip them for success," said Obhof. “I’m glad the legislature was able to provide funding for such an important purpose.”

 
 

07.06.15 - Obhof Introduces Legislation To Improve Ohio's Corporate Laws

 
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“Current law is ambiguous and fails to define the duties of corporate officers,” Obhof said. “This bill will bring clarity to the corporate code and will set forth the duties and responsibilities of the officers who make important business decisions for Ohio companies.” 

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 22

 
Counties: Ashland, Holmes (part), Medina, Richland
 
 

Contact Senator Obhof

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-7505
Email Senator Obhof
 

Background

 
Leadership Position : Majority Whip
Hometown : Medina
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another four-year term