Troy Balderson currently represents Ohio’s 12th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
It is going to take real leadership to help our communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. As a member of the Small Business, Transportation & Infrastructure, Agriculture and Science, Space, and Technology Committees in Congress, Troy has helped lead our national response to this crisis to protect our jobs and our livelihoods.
From expanding telehealth & broadband internet access, securing America’s supply chains, and providing tax credits for small businesses purchasing PPE, Troy has worked tirelessly on behalf of his constituents to weather this storm.
Prior to serving in Congress, Troy was a State Senator for Ohio’s 20th District, where he served as the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and was a member of the Senate Finance Committee.
For Troy, it’s not about politics; it’s about getting the job done. In the State Senate, Troy voted to cut taxes by $5 billion, eliminate Ohio’s staggering deficit, and replenish the rainy-day fund, all without raising taxes. Under Troy’s leadership in the State Senate, Ohio has created 500,000 new jobs, helping drop unemployment across the state to under five-percent.
Prior to his time in the state legislature, Troy and his family owned and operated a farm in Adamsville, Ohio for several generations. He also worked at an automotive dealership that was in the family for three generations.
Born and raised in Southeastern Ohio, Troy attended Zanesville High School and went on to attend college at both Muskingum College and The Ohio State University.
He is a father to one son and has served as an elder at the First Christian Church.