Kathleen Clyde

Representative at Ohio House of Representatives (United States)

Kathleen Clyde

Kathleen Clyde

Representative at Ohio House of Representatives (United States)

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Kathleen Clyde - House District 75

State Representative Kathleen Clyde is in her second term in the Ohio House of Representatives. She represents the 75th Ohio House District, which covers Central and Southern Portage County. She serves as Ranking Member on the State & Local Government Committee and the Select Committee on the Election Contest in the 98th House District and is also a member of the Finance & Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Higher Education, the Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee, the Policy & Legislative Oversight Committee, the Redistricting Reform Task Force, and the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission.

Kathleen was born and raised in Garrettsville, Ohio, a village of about 2,000 residents in northeast Portage County. She now lives and works in Kent, Ohio.

Kathleen graduated first in her class from James A. Garfield High School in Garrettsville, where she was an All-Portage County track & field athlete. In 2001, she earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

Following her graduation from college, Kathleen worked for two years at the Community Shelter Board in Columbus, an organization nationally recognized for its approach to ending homelessness in Ohio. She then worked in the law offices of Donald McTigue, concentrating on election law issues.

Kathleen entered The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2005, graduating in 2008 as a Public Service Fellow with the Dean’s Highest Honors. While at OSU, Kathleen was an editor of the law review, president of the Public Interest Law Foundation, and a student researcher and analyst at OSU's Election Law Center. She also served as a law clerk for the Ohio Secretary of State and the Ohio Senate and earned a summer fellowship at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University for the study of election law.

After passing the bar exam in July 2008, Kathleen joined the Franklin County Board of Elections serving as an election official, overseeing the set-up and operation of the Franklin County early voting center during the 2008 presidential election. She then became Deputy Legal Counsel to the Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, Armond Budish, where she worked on legal issues ranging from access to the courts to voting rights.

Kathleen is currently an associate in the Kent law firm of Williams, Welser, Kratcoski & Can. The firm focuses on family, real estate, and small business law. She is a noted expert in election law and has spoken on election law issues at the Ohio State, Capital University, Stanford and Harvard Law Schools.

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Kent, OH, United States

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Chief Operating Officer & Director at Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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President at The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation

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President at Bay Area Legal Aid

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Member, Editorial Board at Journal of Securities Law, Regulation and Compliance

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Former Member, Board of Directors at Equal Justice Works

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Secretary at National Humanities Center

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Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Administrative Officer at Walgreen Co.

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In The News
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)
April 17, 2019
Spending on lobbying, PR preceded new bill
The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)
November 7, 2018
Dems eye GOP-held state jobs
The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)
October 30, 2018
CAMPAIGN AD WATCH; LaRose stretches the truth in critique of Clyde
The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)
October 29, 2018
Ohioans set to elect new secretary of state
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)
October 21, 2018
Ohioans are in for a long night waiting on governor’s race
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Kathleen Clyde
Representative at Ohio House of Representatives (United States)
Education
Bachelor's Degree in English
Class of 2001

Wesleyan University is known for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. About 2,900 undergraduates—and some 200 graduate students—from around the world pursue their classroom studies, research projects, and co-curricular interests in ways that are demanding and intensely rewarding. Here, on a beautiful campus overlooking the Connecticut River, students learn to do productive and innovative work that makes a positive difference in the world—that’s what Wesleyan is about.

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The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law is an integral part of one of the world’s great educational institutions. Founded in 1891 and consistently the top-ranked law school in the state of Ohio, the Moritz College of Law has grown into one of the nation’s pre-eminent public law schools and one of the most respected law schools in the world.

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THE COMMUNITY SHELTER BOARD IS ENDING HOMELESSNESS BY CREATING COLLABORATIONS, INNOVATING SOLUTIONS, AND INVESTING IN QUALITY PROGRAMS.

Deputy Legal Counsel to the Speaker Armond Budish
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Founded by law students in 1986, Equal Justice Works is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a just society by mobilizing the next generation of lawyers committed to equal justice. To achieve this, they offer a continuum of opportunities for law students and lawyers that provide the training and skills that enable them to provide effective representation to underserved communities and causes.

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