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Hearcel F. Craig
District 15

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Ohio Senate District 15

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Columbus, Ohio 43215
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Hearcel F. Craig brings a strong background of public service to the Statehouse as he serves in his first term as state Senator, representing Ohio's 15th Senate District.

A Columbus City Councilman from 2007-2014, Craig led the city's Veterans Affairs Committee to help meet the needs of veterans, service personnel and their families.

In March 2021, Senator Craig joined the Democratic leadership team as Assistant Minority Whip.


March 28, 2023

Today, Senate Minority Leader Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood) and Senators Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City), Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and Michele Reynolds (R-Canal Winchester) held a press conference to discuss the introduction of their legislation to end Ohio's death penalty and instead pursue life without parole for capital crimes.

March 24, 2023

March 24, 2023

March 24, 2023

March 23, 2023

Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) commended the Ohio Senate's passage of House Bill 23, the state's two-year transportation budget.

March 3, 2023

Today, state Senator and Assistant Minority Leader Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony for the remodeling of The Ohio State University's Department of African American and African Studies Community Extension Center.

March 1, 2023

Today, state Senator Hearcel Craig (D-COLUMBUS) issued a statement after the Ohio Senate voted along party lines to pass Senate Bill 1, which drastically limits the duties and function of the State Board of Education and Department of Education.

January 31, 2023

Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) issued the following statement in response to Governor Mike DeWine's State of the State address:

January 3, 2023

Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) took the oath of office to serve in the Ohio Senate as Assistant Minority Leader during the 135th General Assembly.

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