LIMA- Matt Huffman will formally kick off his campaign for the 12th District Ohio Senate seat on Monday, Jan. 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Crouse Performance Hall Lobby of the Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center.
Among the special guests in attendance will be Tess Elshoff – Auglaize County, Congressman Jim Jordan – Champaign County, Representative Jim Buchy – Darke County, Commissioner Greg Homan – Mercer County, and Sheriff John Lenhart – Shelby County.
Huffman served as the 4th District Representative (Allen County) in the Ohio House of Representatives from 2006 through 2014, and served as Speaker Pro Tempore for his final term. He is a partner in the Lima law firm of Huffman, Kelley, Brock & Gottschalk. Huffman is currently running as a Republican for State Senate for the 12th District to fill the open seat that will be left by Senate President Keith Faber when his term expires at the end of 2016. Huffman was also co-chair for State Issue 1, which was overwhelmingly approved by voters Nov. 3.
Matt Huffman lives in Lima with his wife Sheryl. They are the parents of four children.