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Born in Barberton, Ohio, Sutton attended Kent State University and received her J.D. from the University of Akron. Sutton has won seats on the Barberton City Council, the Summit County Council, and won eight terms in the Ohio House of Representatives. She is currently working as a labor lawyer for Faulkner, Muskovitz & Phillips LLP.
Sutton defeated Republican nominee David Potter in the November general election; she received 65 percent of the vote, while Potter took 35 percent.
Money in politics
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|Top Contributors to during the 2006 Election Cycle|
|Donor||Amount (US Dollars)|
|EMILY's List||$ 140,396|
|Democratic Congressional Campaign Cmte||$ 39,722|
|Forest City Enterprises||$ 23,496|
|FirstEnergy Corp||$ 20,000|
|GOJO Industries||$ 16,000|
|Invacare Corp||$ 16,000|
|League of Conservation Voters||$ 14,284|
|AmeriPAC: The Fund for a Greater America||$ 13,500|
|Gross Builders||$ 12,500|
|United Steelworkers||$ 10,450|
|Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' www.OpenSecrets.org site.|
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.
|Links to more campaign contribution information for Betty Sutton
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
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- Revolving door profile for Betty Sutton from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- 2006 privately funded travel profile for Betty Sutton from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- Personal finance profile for Betty Sutton from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
Committees and Affiliations
More Background Data
Summit County Office:
1655 West Market Street, Room 435
Akron, OH 44313
Phone: (330) 865-8450
Fax: (330) 865-8470
Lorain County Office:
St. Josephs Community Center
205 West 20th St., Room M230
Lorain, OH 44052
Phone: (440) 245-5350
Fax: (440) 245-5355
Articles and Resources
- Betty Sutton for Congress, official campaign site.
Local blogs and discussion sites
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|First Elected to Current Office:
November 7, 2006
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January 4, 2007
November 2, 2010
|Previous Political Work?
Ohio House of Representatives, Summit County Council, Barberton City Council
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Date of Birth: July 31, 1963
November 7, 2006