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Colleen Craig · March 27, 2020

House District 23

Below you will find brief profiles of the candidates running to represent Ohio House District 23 and overviews of the demographic and geographic makeup of the district.

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Candidates

Nancy Day-Achauer (D)

About Day-Achauer
ResidenceWestside of Columbus
Previous experienceNancy Day-Achauer has served as a Westland Area Comissioner for over five years and as Senior Pastor at the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church for over eleven years. She is also the Director of Addiction Ministries at the United Methodist Church in Central Ohio. Previously, she served for two years as a steering committee member of Jordan’s Crossing Research Center.
EducationMethodist Theological School in Ohio, Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
Facebookfacebook.com/Nancy4Ohio/
Instagram@Nancy4Ohio
Twitter@Nancy4Ohio
LinkedInlinkedin.com/in/nancydayachauer/
Campaign websitenancy4ohio.com/

Laura Lanese (R) – Incumbent

About Lanese
ResidenceGrove City
Previous experienceElected to the House of Representatives in 2016

Lanese previously served on Grove City Council, and prior to staying home with her children, worked as an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice and as law clerk for the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Ohio. Her military service includes work as an administrative specialist in the Ohio Air National Guard and as an intelligence and legal specialist in the United States Army Reserve. She has co-authored four books and continues to write.
EducationMiami University, Bachelor of Arts, 1983
Ohio State University, Juris Doctor, 1995
Georgetown University, Masters of Law, 1997
Facebookfacebook.com/LaneseForOhio/
Twitter@lauralaneseohio
LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-lanese-8650474/
Official websiteohiohouse.gov/laura-lanese
WikipediaLaura Lanese (Ohio politician)

Media coverage

About House District 23

A map of House District 23 courtesy of OpenStreets
House District 23 courtesy of OpenStreets

Demographics (Source)

Population
129,764
Voting Age
74.34% age 18 and over
Race
White80%
Black7.2%
Hispanic6.8%
Median Household Income (Source)
District 23$61,138
Ohio$52,407
Educational Attainment
Higher degree38.5%
High school diploma52%
No high school diploma9.5%
Health Insurance (Source)HD23Ohio
Uninsured8.1%7.4%
Medicaid 16.5%19.7%
Disability status (with a disability)11.1%13.8%

Geography, House District 23 (Source)

Counties
Franklin
Cities
Columbus, Grove City, Hilliard
Townships
Franklin, Hamilton, Hilliard, South-Western

Sources

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