Press Conference on the Contested Election of HD 98
Press Conference on the Contested Election of HD 98
 Rep. Clyde listens to testimony during Policy and Legislative Oversight Committee
Rep. Clyde listens to testimony during Policy and Legislative Oversight Committee
 Rep. Clyde presents a Resolution to the JJ Diven, State Wrestling Champion from Waterloo
Rep. Clyde presents a Resolution to the JJ Diven, State Wrestling Champion from Waterloo
Rep. Clyde signs the discharge petition in an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
Rep. Clyde signs the discharge petition in an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
 Reps. Clyde and Johnson speak with constituent at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Reps. Clyde and Johnson speak with constituent at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
 Rep. Clyde speaks at a press conference on voting rights
Rep. Clyde speaks at a press conference on voting rights
Rep. Clyde speaks at a voting rights press conference
Rep. Clyde speaks at a voting rights press conference
 Rep. Clyde calls for an end to voter ID policies that will limit access to voting and cost Ohio's taxpayers millions to implement.
Rep. Clyde calls for an end to voter ID policies that will limit access to voting and cost Ohio's taxpayers millions to implement.
 Women's Caucus
Women's Caucus
Reps. Clyde and Lundy with Senator Skindell during Joint Session
Reps. Clyde and Lundy with Senator Skindell during Joint Session
 Rep. Clyde speaks at a press conference seeking action to fix repeated mishandling by BMV of voter registrations
Rep. Clyde speaks at a press conference seeking action to fix repeated mishandling by BMV of voter registrations
 Rep. Clyde poses for a picture with her constituents
Rep. Clyde poses for a picture with her constituents
Rep. Clyde attends the Women's Healthcare hearing
Rep. Clyde attends the Women's Healthcare hearing
 Rep. Clyde introduces legislation to repeal the attacks on women's healthcare in the state budget
Rep. Clyde introduces legislation to repeal the attacks on women's healthcare in the state budget
 Rep. Clyde speaks with Planned Parenthood supporters
Rep. Clyde speaks with Planned Parenthood supporters
Rep. Clyde speaks out against the defunding of Planned Parenthood
Rep. Clyde speaks out against the defunding of Planned Parenthood
 Rep. Clyde speaks at a press conference exposing the methodical attacks on voting rights by the Ohio GOP
Rep. Clyde speaks at a press conference exposing the methodical attacks on voting rights by the Ohio GOP
 Rep. Clyde calls for an end to disenfranchising and dehumanizing voters
Rep. Clyde calls for an end to disenfranchising and dehumanizing voters
Teachers' Town Hall in Lima, OH
Teachers' Town Hall in Lima, OH
 House Session
House Session
 Rep. Clyde speaks out against the Budget Bill that negatively affects thousands of middle class and working class Ohioans
Rep. Clyde speaks out against the Budget Bill that negatively affects thousands of middle class and working class Ohioans
Rep. Clyde speaks to the attendees of Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Clyde speaks to the attendees of Women's Lobby Day
 Press Conference on the Contested Election of HD 98
Press Conference on the Contested Election of HD 98
 Rep. Clyde presents a Resolution to the JJ Diven, State Wrestling Champion from Waterloo
Rep. Clyde presents a Resolution to the JJ Diven, State Wrestling Champion from Waterloo
Rep. Clyde attends a Women's Rights Rally
Rep. Clyde attends a Women's Rights Rally
 House Session
House Session
 Rep. Clyde speaks at the Reproductive Health Lobby Day
Rep. Clyde speaks at the Reproductive Health Lobby Day
Rep. Clyde discusses domestic violence issues at Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Clyde discusses domestic violence issues at Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Clyde asks Rep. Johnson to explain the reasoning behind the "Stand Your Ground" provisions in his bill.
Rep. Clyde asks Rep. Johnson to explain the reasoning behind the "Stand Your Ground" provisions in his bill.
 Rep. Clyde (right) sworn in as member of the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Clyde (right) sworn in as member of the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Clyde joins members for opening ceremonies for the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Clyde joins members for opening ceremonies for the 131st General Assembly
 Rep. Clyde speaks on her resolution to support the "Bring Back Our Girls" Initiative
Rep. Clyde speaks on her resolution to support the "Bring Back Our Girls" Initiative
 Rep. Clyde gives an impassioned speech on voting rights bills
Rep. Clyde gives an impassioned speech on voting rights bills
Rep. Clyde calls for an end to voter ID policies that will limit access to voting and cost Ohio's taxpayers millions to implement.
Rep. Clyde calls for an end to voter ID policies that will limit access to voting and cost Ohio's taxpayers millions to implement.
 Reps. Clyde and Turner speak at a press conference calling for the removal of a GOP budget provision that eliminates the requirement that counties have a minimum number of voting machines available for voters.
Reps. Clyde and Turner speak at a press conference calling for the removal of a GOP budget provision that eliminates the requirement that counties have a minimum number of voting machines available for voters.
 
 

State Representative Kathleen Clyde represents the 75th Ohio House District, which covers Central and Southern Portage County.  In addition to standing committee assignments, Clyde serves on the Ohio Ballot Board. 

During the 2008 Presidential election, Kathleen served as an election official with the Franklin County Board of Elections, overseeing the set-up and operation of the Franklin County early voting center. She then became Deputy Legal Counsel to the Speaker of the Ohio House, where she worked on legal issues ranging from access to the courts to voti...

 
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Reps. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) and Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) discuss their newest bill, the Ohio Equal Pay Act. Rep. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) hosts this edition of Ohio In Focus.

06.18.18 - Clyde Statement On U.S. Supreme Court Decisions In Gerrymandering Cases

 

State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Gill v. Whitford, a Wisconsin case challenging the state’s legislative districts, and Benisek v. Lamone, a Maryland case challenging congressional districts. The court decided each case on procedural grounds without reaching the merits of plaintiffs’ partisan gerrymandering claims.

 
 

06.12.18 - Clyde Statement On Postponement Of Voter Purge

 

State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) issued the following statement in response to the news that Secretary of State Husted is directing counties not to purge voters before the August and November 2018 elections:

"I commend Secretary Husted for directing counties not to purge Ohio voters ahead of the midterm elections. As I said after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling, it is up to the state to decide how we maintain our rolls and we can decide not to purge infrequent voters. The process of purging people for choosing not to vote is properly on hold until after the November election, and it should be postponed indefinitely."

 
 

06.11.18 - Clyde Statement On U.S. Supreme Court Decision In Ohio Voter Purge Case

 

Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) issued the below statement in response to today’s 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court interpreting a federal law meant to increase voter registration to permit Secretary Husted to purge voters who don’t vote in every election.

 
 

06.07.18 - Clyde: Bill To Modernize Ohio Voting Equipment Passes House

 

State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) today applauded the passage of Senate Bill (SB) 135, which would invest more than $100 million in state funds for Ohio counties to purchase new, modern voting equipment. SB 135 also appropriates $10 million to reimburse counties who purchased new voting systems on or after January 1, 2014. 

 
 
 

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Representative Kathleen Clyde
District 75
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-2004
Fax      (614) 719-3968
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Hometown : Kent
Party : Democrat
Current Term : Not eligible to run for another term