Rep. Pelanda, left, helps Rep. Seitz with his carnation just before opening of 132nd General Assemby.
Rep. Pelanda, left, helps Rep. Seitz with his carnation just before opening of 132nd General Assemby.
 Rep. Pelanda speaks on the House floor
Rep. Pelanda speaks on the House floor
 Rep. Pelanda speaks during a hearing at Statehouse.
Rep. Pelanda speaks during a hearing at Statehouse.
Rep. Pelanda speaks during session Aug. 8, 2016.
Rep. Pelanda speaks during session Aug. 8, 2016.
 Rep. Pelanda leads session.
Rep. Pelanda leads session.
 Rep. Pelanda during session of the Ohio House.
Rep. Pelanda during session of the Ohio House.
Rep. Pelanda speaks during session.
Rep. Pelanda speaks during session.
 Representative Pelanda joins Governor Kasich for a bill signing
Representative Pelanda joins Governor Kasich for a bill signing
 Rep. Pelanda speaks during session 12/1/2015.
Rep. Pelanda speaks during session 12/1/2015.
Rep. Pelanda testifies in committee.
Rep. Pelanda testifies in committee.
 Rep. Pelanda welcomes Pastor Aaron Brown to perform the opening prayer to begin session.
Rep. Pelanda welcomes Pastor Aaron Brown to perform the opening prayer to begin session.
 Reps. Pelanda, left, and LaTourette receive applause from other House members just prior to being sworn in as Majority Floor Leader and Assistant Majority Floor Leader, respectively.
Reps. Pelanda, left, and LaTourette receive applause from other House members just prior to being sworn in as Majority Floor Leader and Assistant Majority Floor Leader, respectively.
The women of the Republican Caucus with Speaker Batchelder on Go Red For Women Day
The women of the Republican Caucus with Speaker Batchelder on Go Red For Women Day
 Rep. Pelanda welcomes Pastor Matt Zurowski to perform the opening prayer to begin House session.
Rep. Pelanda welcomes Pastor Matt Zurowski to perform the opening prayer to begin House session.
 Rep. Pelanda joins Governor Kasich for a bill signing
Rep. Pelanda joins Governor Kasich for a bill signing
Rep. Pelanda is sworn in as a member of the House
Rep. Pelanda is sworn in as a member of the House
 
 

Representative Dorothy Pelanda is serving her third term as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives after being appointed to serve during the 129th General Assembly. She proudly represents the 86th House District, which includes Union and Marion Counties. Representative Pelanda had served as the Assistant Majority Whip and Majority Whip in previous General Assemblies. She currently serves as the Majority Floor Leader. 

 
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06.21.17 - Legislation To Streamline In-Person Absentee Voting Process Passes Ohio House

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that updates various laws pertaining to voter registration, as well as procedures for casting, processing and reviewing in-person absentee ballots.

 
 

05.31.17 - Rep. Pelanda To Step Down As Ohio House Majority Floor Leader

 
COLUMBUS -

State Representative Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) announced that she will be stepping down from her role as Majority Floor Leader for the Ohio House Republican Caucus, effective today.

 
 

05.23.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Dorothy Pelanda

 

We have been witnessing, for far too many years, the havoc that heroin and opiates have inflicted upon our communities in Union and Marion counties. In some Ohio neighborhoods, coroners’ offices can’t keep up with the death toll and have reached out to local funeral homes for “temporary storage” when their morgues are full. The House’s version of the state operating budget, House Bill 49, takes new steps to combat this deadly epidemic through coordinated care efforts. These efforts can be broken down into four main areas: prevention, treatment, mental health care, and workforce initiatives, for a monetary investment of $170.6 million. 

 
 

04.25.17 - Rep. Pelanda's Bill To Eliminate Unnecessary Elections Passes Ohio House

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 18, legislation sponsored by Rep. Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) that would save taxpayer dollars by eliminating unnecessary elections.

 
 
 

Connect With Representative Pelanda

 
Representative Dorothy Pelanda
District 86
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-8147
Fax      (614) 719-6983
Email Representative Pelanda
 
Hometown : Marysville
Party : Republican
Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Eligible to run for another term