Jay (Jay) Hottinger (R-31)

State Senator Jay Hottinger

Jay (Jay) Hottinger (R-31)
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Capitol: 614.466.5838
FAX: 614.466.8261
District: 740.349.7784
Ohio State Senate
First Floor Senate Building One Capitol Square
Columbus, OH 43215
One Capitol Square
Columbus, OH 43215
Residence:Newark, OH

Committee Assignments


Senator Jay Hottinger represents the people of Ohio's 31stSenate District, which includes all of Licking, Perry, Coshocton and Tuscarawas Counties and part of Holmes County. Jay has served as a public official since the age of 21, serving in capacities as a Newark city councilman, a state representative and a state senator. In addition to his public service, Jay is also vice president of sales for Truck One, Inc., a Newark-based trucking company. It is his business experience and understanding of his community that Jay brings with him to the Statehouse, where he has worked tirelessly on issues important to his constituents. He has voted to reduce or eliminate billions of dollars of taxes and has advocated for other policies that grow business and help Ohioans compete in the workforce. A leader at the Statehouse, Jay currently serves as the Senate President Pro Tempore, the second-highest ranking member of the Ohio Senate. He is vice chairman of the Senate's Financial Institutions & Technology Committee, as well as the Rules & Reference Committee. He also serves on the Finance Committee, the Insurance Committee and the Ways & Means Committee. In addition to serving on these Senate standing committees, he also serves on the Joint Legislative Ethics Committee, the Legislative Service Commission, the Capital Square Review & Advisory Board, the Ohio Retirement Study Council and the Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation Board.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Cheri Moss   DOB: 12/1/1969
Counties Representing