Rep. Slesnick (second from right) takes oath of office with other members of the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Slesnick (second from right) takes oath of office with other members of the 131st General Assembly
 Rep. Slesnick showing support at the Reproductive Health Lobby Day
Rep. Slesnick showing support at the Reproductive Health Lobby Day
 Rep. Slesnick congratulates Ohio's Division III State Wrestling Champion
Rep. Slesnick congratulates Ohio's Division III State Wrestling Champion
House Session
House Session
 Rep. Slesnick being sworn in to the 130th General Assembly
Rep. Slesnick being sworn in to the 130th General Assembly
 Rep. Slesnick Lighting a Candle During the Holocaust Commemoration Service
Rep. Slesnick Lighting a Candle During the Holocaust Commemoration Service
Rep. Slesnick signs the discharge petition in an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
Rep. Slesnick signs the discharge petition in an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
 Rep. Slesnick Speaks at Pro- Choice Rally
Rep. Slesnick Speaks at Pro- Choice Rally
 Project Rebuild High School Graduation
Project Rebuild High School Graduation
Rep. Slesnick at Fry Family Park
Rep. Slesnick at Fry Family Park
 
 

The Ohio House of Representatives’ Democratic Caucus appointed State Representative Stephen D. Slesnick (D-Canton) to what was previously the 52nd District seat in March of 2008, succeeding current Canton Mayor William J. Healy II. Reelected in the following November and again in 2010 and 2012, Rep. Slesnick serves as the voice of his hometown at the Statehouse, in addition to the surrounding areas of Massillon and  parts of Bethlehem, Canton, Osnaburg, Perry, Pike, Plain, and Tuscarawas Townships in Stark County. 

 
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Representative Slesnick Serves In the Following Committees :

Commerce and LaborPublic UtilitiesState Government
 
 
 
 

02.22.16 - Rep. Slesnick Announces State Support For Stark County ESC

 

State Rep. Stephen Slesnick (D-Canton) recently announced the release of $499,242 in grant funding to the Stark County Educational Service Center through the state’s “Straight A Program.” 

 
 

02.17.16 - Ohio House Recognizes First African American Professional Baseball Player

 

State Rep. Stephen Slesnick (D-Canton) today applauded the passage of House Bill 87, legislation to honor Moses Fleetwood Walker, the nation’s first professional African American baseball player. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Slesnick, designates Walker’s birthday of October 7 as “Moses Fleetwood Walker Day” in the state of Ohio. 

"Walker overcame prejudice and discrimination to break into professional baseball during the Jim Crow-era," said Slesnick. "His legacy as one of the first professional African American athletes is an inspiration to all of us today."

 
 

02.05.16 - Rep. Stephen D. Slesnick Encourages Local College Grads To Apply For Paid Statehouse Fellowship

 

State Rep. Stephen Slesnick (D-Canton) today announced the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The Commission will hire 24 fellows to work with members of the Ohio General Assembly during 2017.

 
 

09.10.15 - Rep. Slesnick Applauds Pro Football Hall Of Fame Expansion Groundbreaking

 

State Rep. Stephen Slesnick (D-Canton) hailed the expected economic impact of the new Hall of Fame Village during the project’s groundbreaking ceremony today. Construction on the multi-million dollar project began this afternoon with the demolition of the north stands of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.   

 
 
 

Connect With Representative Slesnick

 
Representative Stephen Slesnick
District 49
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-8030
Fax      (614) 719-6952
Email Representative Slesnick
 
Hometown : Canton
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :
Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another term