Ed Jerse

Male, Person

1959 –


Who is Ed Jerse?

Edward S. Jerse of Euclid, Ohio, is an American politician of the Democratic party who served as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives. In 2004, he ran for the Democratic nomination for U.S. representative for Ohio for the 14th congressional district, but lost to political novice Capri S. Cafaro.

Jerse, who has served as a member of Euclid's city council, has served in the Ohio House in 1995 and was the ranking minority member of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriations. He is an adjunct professor of law at Case Western University. Jerse's term in the House of Representatives ended in January 2005. Jerse served as Assistant Prosecutor with the City of Euclid, during 2005-06.

In Fall 2005, Ed Jerse served as campaign manager for the Reform Ohio Now ballot initiatives that tried to limit the role of the Ohio Secretary of State in elections. Dubbed a good government initiative, all of them were defeated decisively at the polls.

Ed Jerse served as Director of Legislative Affairs for the Ohio Department of Development under Ohio Governor Ted Strickland.

Jerse is currently the Director of Regional Collaboration for the Office of Cuyahoga County Executive Edward FitzGerald.

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on July 23, 2013


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