Mike Duffey - House District 21

State Representative Mike Duffey is serving his fourth term in the Ohio House of Representatives where he has most recently chaired the Higher Education subcommittee as well as JCARR.  He represents the 21st Ohio House district, including Dublin, Worthington, Washington Township, Sharon Township, Perry Township, the Village of Riverlea, and portions of Columbus.

Representative Duffey is a former twice-elected member of Worthington City Council, where he is a lifelong resident. He graduated with honors from Thomas Worthington High School in 1996. Four years later, he earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan.

Representative Duffey and his wife, Lindsay, have two young children, Jack and Annie, and a rescued lab mix, Cocoa. They live in the Kilbourne Village neighborhood of Worthington and attend Worthington United Methodist Church.  Representative Duffey currently also serves as a member of the Franklin County Republican Party Central Committee.

From 2003 to 2010, Duffey was employed with Hinson Ltd Public Relations, most recently as director of media relations for clients in real estate, retail, healthcare, aviation and homebuilding.  From 2001 to 2003, he worked as a statehouse reporter for Hannah News as a member of the Ohio Legislative Correspondents Association (OLCA).  In college, Duffey interned in the Washington, D.C. office of Congressman John R. Kasich and worked for Ohio Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell.