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Danny O'Connor, Candidate [D, OH-12]
District 12, Ohio


Danny O'Connor was born and raised in rural Ohio. He attended Wright State University, and during his freshman year his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. He traveled home frequently to be with her, and thanks to an experimental drug and good health insurance, his mom is in remission and was able to afford the life-saving care she needed. After graduation, O'Connor spent a year in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps as a legal advocate helping veterans, immigrants, and families stricken by poverty. After graduating law school, O'Connor worked in the Franklin County Prosecutor's Office before starting a law practice.


Danny O’Connor was elected Franklin County Recorder in 2016, where he manages a staff of 54 employees. He is a 2018 Democrat candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 12th Congressional District of Ohio.


Location Ohio
Party Democrat