Senator Obhof presents Village of Plymouth Mayor Tim Redden with a resolution honoring the community's 200th Anniversary.
Senator Obhof presents Village of Plymouth Mayor Tim Redden with a resolution honoring the community's 200th Anniversary.
 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 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.
 
Senators Chris Widener, Larry Obhof and Tom Patton stand with the Chinese delegation for a photo in the State Room at the Ohio Statehouse
Senators Chris Widener, Larry Obhof and Tom Patton stand with the Chinese delegation for a photo in the State Room at the Ohio Statehouse
 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 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

05.02.16 - Obhof Announces Funding For Improvements At Mohican State Park Lodge

 
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"The Mohican State Park provides the families of the 22nd District -- and visitors from across the state and the nation -- with tremendous recreational opportunities," said Obhof. "These improvements will enhance the experience of visitors at the Mohican Lodge as they enjoy all the park has to offer."

 
 

04.27.16 - Obhof Honors Cross Country Coach Of The Year From Lexington High School

 
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"Remarkably, Coach Benson led both the Lexington High School boys and girls cross country teams to Division II state championships," said Obhof. "She is truly an outstanding role model for these runners and we thank her for her dedication to Lexington's student-athletes." 

 
 

04.27.16 - Ohio Senate Passes Expansion Of Self-Defense Capabilities For Active Military Members

 
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"This common sense legislation will allow our service men and women to enjoy their Second Amendment rights when they are off duty," said Obhof. "I am glad that we are correcting this problem in Ohio's law. Our brave men and women in uniform who carry firearms in defense of our country should also be allowed to carry their handgun for personal defense while at home." 

 
 

04.20.16 - Ohio Senate Passes Capital Budget Bill To Make Critical Investments In Local Communities

 
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“The state’s Capital Budget will support Ohio job creation, grow the state’s economy and add value to our communities," said State Senator Larry Obhof (R-Medina), who co-sponsored the Capital Budget Bill. "Ohio’s strong fiscal health makes it possible to take on these projects."

 
 
 
 
 

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 : President Pro Tempore
Hometown : Medina
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011


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