OH-10: Mike Turner (R)
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November 3, 2020 by TWN Staff

About Turner:

Rep. Mike Turner is a lifelong resident of Southwest Ohio. His father worked in the manufacturing industry in Dayton for over 40 years, and his mother taught elementary school in the Huber Heights School District.

Growing up, Turner attended Dayton Public Schools and graduated from Belmont High School. He continued his education in Ohio and received a bachelor’s degree from Ohio Northern University; an M.B.A. from the University of Dayton; and a Juris Doctorate from Case Western University School of Law.

Turner practiced law in Dayton for over 17 years and in 1991, he opened his own private legal practice specializing in real estate and corporate law.

Turner served as mayor of the City of Dayton for eight years. During his tenure, he was a strong proponent of neighborhood revitalization, crime reduction, increased funding for safety forces, economic development and job creation. He created Rehabarama, a private-public partnership to rehabilitate neglected housing in Dayton’s historic neighborhoods, which had a significant economic impact on the region and received national awards.

Turner was first elected to Congress in 2002. In Congress, Turner serves as a subcommittee chairman on the House Armed Services Committee and a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

In the 109th Congress, Turner served as chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Federalism and the Census. During his tenure, he helped save the Community Development Block Grant Program.

Turner currently serves as the ranking member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. Turner formerly served as the chairman of the House Armed Services Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee.

In January of 2011, Turner was appointed chairman of the US Delegation to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Parliamentary Assembly. In December of 2014, Turner was elected president of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. He now serves as chairman of the Defense and Security Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.

In January 2015, the Speaker of the House appointed Rep. Turner to the House Intelligence Committee. He is one of only two members of Congress to serve on both the House Intelligence Committee and as a Subcommittee Chairman on the House Armed Services Committee.

Turner is the father of two daughters, Carolyn and Jessica Turner.

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