Ted Strickland

U.S. Congressperson

1941 –

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Who is Ted Strickland?

Theodore "Ted" Strickland was the 68th Governor of Ohio, serving from 2007 to 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served in the United States House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 6th congressional district.

In the 2006 gubernatorial election, Strickland was elected to succeed term-limited Republican incumbent Bob Taft after defeating Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell, receiving 60% of the vote. However, he was narrowly defeated for re-election in the 2010 gubernatorial election by former U.S. Representative John Kasich.

Strickland currently serves as a member of the Governors' Council at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

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Born
Aug 4, 1941
Lucasville
Religion
  • Methodism
  • United Methodist Church
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Kentucky
  • Asbury College
  • Asbury Theological Seminary
  • Northwest High School
Lived in
  • Ohio
  • Ohio Governor's Mansion

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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