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How did your Representative vote on HB 6?

West facade of the Ohio Statehouse. Credit: Wikipedia

Ohio House Bill 6 passed the Ohio House of Representatives on May 29, and it’s now heading to the Ohio Senate. This bill would create add an extra charge on all Ohioans electric bills, creating a bailout tax to fund failing nuclear and coal plants, one of which is in Indiana. At the same time, the bill eliminates Ohio’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards, which have been significant sources of funding for clean energy jobs in Ohio.

Please call and email your senators and Gov. DeWine and tell them to VOTE NO on House Bill 6

You can call Gov. DeWine at 614-644-4357.

If you don’t know who your state senator is, you can find that information here .

Thanks to pressure from constituents, this bill didn’t pass along party lines. 17 Republicans voted against it, and 10 Democrats voted in favor of it. House Bill 6 barely reached the minimum number of votes to go to the Senate. Join us in contacting our legislators and urging them to vote NO on House Bill 6.

Find out how your representative voted on House Bill 6 below. If you don’t know who your representative is, you can find that information here.

Name: District: Party: Vote:
Niraj Antani 42 R Yes
Steve Arndt 89 R Yes
Brian Baldridge 90 R Yes
John Becker 65 R Yes
Louis W. Blessing III 29 R Yes
Kristin Boggs 18 D No
Janine Boyd 9 D No
Juanita Brent 12 D No
Tom Brinkman 27 R Yes
Richard Brown 20 D Yes
Jim Butler 41 R Yes
Jamie Callender (Bill co-sponsor) 61 R Yes
Rick Carfagna 68 R No
Sara Carruthers 51 R Yes
Jack Cera 96 D Yes
Randi Clites 75 D No
Erica Crawley 26 D No
Jon Cross 83 R Yes
Jeffrey Crossman 15 D No
Bob Cupp 4 R Yes
Bill Dean 74 R No
Sedrick Denson 33 D No
Anthony DeVitis 36 R Yes
Jay Edwards 94 R Yes
Tavia Galonski 35 D Yes
Haraz Ghanbari 3 R Yes
Tim Ginter 5 R No
Doug Green 66 R Yes
Dave Greenspan 16 R No
Diane Grendell 76 R Yes
Steve Hambley 69 R Yes
Paula Hicks-Hudson 44 D No
Brett Hillyer 98 R Yes
Adam Holmes 97 R Yes
Ron Hood 78 R No
Jim Hoops 81 R Yes
Speaker Larry Householder 72 R Yes
Stephanie Howse 11 D No
Catherine Ingram 32 D Yes
Don Jones 95 R Yes
Kris Jordan 67 R Yes
Candice Keller 53 R No
Brigid Kelly 31 D No
Bernadine Kennedy Kent 25 D Abstained
Darrell Kick 70 R Yes
Kyle Koehler 79 R No
Laura Lanese 23 R No
George Lang 52 R Yes
Jeff LaRe 77 R Yes
David Leland 22 D No
Michele Lepore-Hagan 58 D No
Mary Lightbody 19 D No
Scott Lipps 62 R Yes
Beth Liston 21 D No
Susan Manchester 84 R No
Don Manning 59 R Yes
Gayle Manning 55 R No
Riordan McClain 87 R No
Derek Merrin 47 R Yes
Adam Miller 17 D No
Joe Miller 56 D Yes
Jessica Miranda 28 D No
Mike O’Brien 64 D No
Scott Oelslager 48 R Yes
John Patterson 99 D Yes
Tom Patton 7 R Yes
Rick Perales 73 R Yes
Phil Plummer 40 R Yes
Jena Powell 80 R No
Bill Reineke 88 R Yes
Tracy Richardson 86 R Abstained
Craig Riedel 82 R No
Phil Robinson 6 D No
Bill Roemer 38 R Yes
John Rogers 60 D Yes
Mark Romanchuck 2 R No
Allison Russo 24 D No
Scott Ryan 71 R No
Gary Scherer 92 R Yes
Bill Seitz 30 R Yes
Michael Sheehy 46 D No
Mike Skindell 13 D No
Kent Smith 8 D No
Ryan Smith 93 R No
J. Todd Smith 43 R Yes
Lisa Sobecki 45 D Yes
Dick Stein 57 R Yes
Reggie Stoltzfus 50 R No
Fred Strahorn 39 D No
Bride Rose Sweeney 14 D No
Emilia Sykes 34 D No
Terrence Upchurch 10 D Yes
Nino Vitale 85 R Yes
Casey Weinstein 37 D No
Thomas West 49 D Yes
Scott Wiggam 1 R Yes
Shane Wilkin (Bill co-sponsor) 91 R Yes
Paul Zeltwanger 54 R Yes