27th Ohio Senate District:
The district: All of Wayne, western Stark and western and northern Summit counties.
Name: Caleb Davenport
Political History: First time seeking office.
Professional Experience: Owns Legacy Retirement Advisors Inc. in Wooster, a financial consulting business.
Campaign website: www.davenportforohiosenate.com/
Name: Frank LaRose
Hometown: Copley Township.
Political History: Serving first term in the Ohio Senate; elected in 2010.
Professional Experience: Former Green Beret in the U.S. Army who earned a Bronze Star while serving overseas.
Campaign website: www.franklarose.com/
Government web page: www.ohiosenate.gov/senate/larose
14th Congressional District:
The district: All of Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake counties and parts of Summit, Portage, Cuyahoga and Trumbull counties.
Name: Dave Joyce
Hometown: Russell Township, Geauga County.
Political History: Serving first term in Congress; elected in 2011.
Professional experience: Former Geauga County Prosecutor.
Campaign website: joyceforcongress.com/
Government web page: http://joyce.house.gov/
Name: Matt Lynch
Hometown: Bainbridge Township, Geauga County.
Political History: Serving second term as state representative for the 76th District, which includes most of Geauga and northern Portage counties. Chose to run for Congress rather than for re-election to the Ohio House.
Professional Experience: Attorney.
Campaign website: mattlynch.com/
Government web page: www.ohiohouse.gov/matt-lynch