Mary Taylor (politician)
|65th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio|
Assumed office |
January 10, 2011
|Preceded by||Lee Fisher|
|31st Auditor of Ohio|
January 8, 2007 – January 9, 2011
|Preceded by||Betty Montgomery|
|Succeeded by||Dave Yost|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives|
from the 43rd district
January 3, 2003 – December 31, 2006
|Preceded by||Twyla Roman|
|Succeeded by||Steve Dyer|
March 7, 1966|
Green, Ohio, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Akron|
Mary Taylor (born March 7, 1966) is the 65th and current Lieutenant Governor of Ohio.
Early life and business career
Taylor was born in 1966. She attended Springfield Local School district in Springfield Township. She attended the University of Akron, obtaining a bachelor's degree in Accounting and master's degree in Taxation. Becoming a Certified Public Accountant, she worked for Deloitte and Touche and Bober, Markey, Fedorovich & Company in Akron.
Taylor was first elected to the city council in Green, eventually being elected to the Ohio General Assembly to represent the 43rd district. In 2006, she was elected to serve as Ohio State Auditor, where she defeated Democratic candidate Barbara Sykes. Taylor, who succeeded fellow Republican Betty Montgomery as State Auditor, took office in January 2007. She was the only Republican in Ohio to be elected to a statewide non-judicial office during the 2006 election.
On November 2, 2010, Kasich defeated incumbent Governor Ted Strickland (D). Thus Taylor became the Lieutenant Governor on January 10, 2011. She was named as Director of the Ohio Department of Insurance the same day.
Kasich and Taylor were re-elected in November 2014.
|Ohio House of Representatives 43rd District Election, 2002|
|Ohio House of Representatives 43rd District Election, 2004|
|Republican||Mary Taylor (inc.)||34,478||57.58|
|Ohio Auditor Republican Primary Election, 2006|
- Official Biography from the State of Ohio website
- Biography on KasichForOhio.com
- Profile on the Ohio Ladies' Gallery website
|Auditor of Ohio
| Succeeded by|
|Lieutenant Governor of Ohio