Tony Core

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Tony Core
Member of the OhioHouseofRepresentatives
from the 83rd district
In office
September 15, 1999-December 31, 2008
Preceded by Ed Core
Succeeded by David Burke
Personal details
Born (1964-03-20) March 20, 1964 (age 55)
Columbus, Ohio
Political party Republican
Residence Rushsylvania, Ohio
Alma mater Ohio State University
ProfessionAttorney

Anthony Core, commonly called Tony Core, is an American politician from Ohio and a former Republican member of the Ohio General Assembly. A graduate of Ohio State University, he is a lawyer from rural Rushsylvania in Logan County. [1]

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Government career

Core first entered government service in Logan County, where he was a member of the county's MR/DD (mental retardation/developmental disability) board. [1] In 1999, he was appointed to fill the empty seat for the 83rd District of the House of Representatives, which includes part or all of Logan, Marion, and Union counties; the seat had been vacated by the death of its previous occupant, Tony's father Ed. [2] After finishing the partial term, he was re-elected to four full terms before being term-limited in 2008. [1] His seat was filled by Dave Burke of Marysville. [3]

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Core won an uncontested race for Logan County Commissioner in 2008. [4]

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During his time in the state legislature, Core used a logo of an apple eaten to the core.

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Personal

According to Core's website, he and his wife Heather are the parents of a son and two daughters. He is a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Bellefontaine. [5]

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Bellefontaine is a city in and the county seat of Logan County, Ohio, United States, located 48 miles northwest of Columbus. The population was 13,370 at the 2010 Census. It is the principal city of the Bellefontaine, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Logan County. The highest point in Ohio, Campbell Hill, is within the city limits.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Tony Core (R) Archived 2011-07-25 at the Wayback Machine , Ohio House of Representatives, 2008. Accessed 2008-11-07.
  2. 2004 Ohio Federal & State Legislative Election Wrap-Up [ permanent dead link ], Ohio Capitol Connection, 2004. Accessed 2008-11-07.
  3. County voters weigh in on national, state races Archived 2011-07-19 at the Wayback Machine , Bellefontaine Examiner , 2008-11-05. Accessed 2008-11-07.
  4. Election 08 Results Archived 2011-07-19 at the Wayback Machine , Bellefontaine Examiner , 2008-11-05. Accessed 2008-11-07.
  5. Biography Archived 2008-11-18 at the Wayback Machine , Core website. Accessed 2008-11-07.