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Steve Austria is a Republican former member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 7th district of the State of Ohio, since 2009.


Positions, record and controversies

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To stimulate the economy, Austria said he will work to provide permanent tax relief to families and reduce regulations that hamper growth on businesses. To lower gas prices, Austria said he will vote to allow drilling for oil and natural gas domestically, and support alternative energy resources like nuclear power, clean coal and hydrogen. [1]

National Security

Austria said he will ensure that the troops have the proper tools to do their jobs. [1]


Austria supports strengthening borders to prevent illegal immigration. He does not support amnesty for illegal immigrants. [1]


Austria said he will work to eliminate wasteful spending and ensure that the government does not spend above its budget constraints. [1]

Second Amendment

Austria believes that citizens have the right to own and carry guns provided, and says he will protect Second Amendment rights. [1]


Austria said he will "defend the unborn at all levels". [1]


Austria was born October 12, 1958, in Cincinnati. He graduated from Marquette University, and he has worked as a financial advisor. He was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives and served there from 1999-2000. In 2000, he was elected to Ohio Senate, where he served until 2008. From 2005 to 2008, he was the majority whip. He and his wife, Eileen, have three sons.[2] [3]

2008 elections

Austria won the Republican nomination and defeated Democratic candidate Sharen Swartz Neuhardt for retiring incumbent Rep. David Hobson's (R-Ohio) vacant seat.[4] [5]

Money in politics

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District offices
  • 5 W. North St., Ste. 200, Springfield, OH 45504
    Ph: 937-325-0474 Fax: (none entered)
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Campaign Contact Information

Steve Austria for Congress
2537 Obetz Drive
Beavercreek, OH 45434
Brad Mascho
(937) 322-0045

Articles and resources

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Steve Austria for Congress -Issues that Matter
  2. "Steve Austria," Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress
  3. "About Steve,"
  4., “The Latest Ohio, Presidential and Senate Election Results", “”, March 5, 2008, Accessed March 10, 2008
  5. "Ohio 2008 General Election",, November 4, 2008

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