David Leland (D-Columbus) was officially sworn in to the Ohio House of Representatives Monday as State Representative to the 22nd House District. Rep. Leland will return to the Statehouse to serve the citizens of Clintonville, Northland and northern Columbus.
"I called this campaign my ‘Back to the Future’ effort to once again serve my community that has been so important to me and my family," said Rep. Leland. “There is much to be done, and I look forward to working with Democrats and Republicans to help make Ohio an even better place to live, work and raise a family."
From 1995-2002, Rep. Leland served as Chair of the Ohio Democratic Party. In 2000, he was appointed to the Federal Service Impasses Panel by President William J. Clinton. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Columbus Clippers, the Cleveland Indians Triple-A franchise.
Rep. Leland is a graduate of Columbus North High School, The Ohio State University, and Capital University Law School. He serves as partner with the Columbus Law firm Carpenter Lipps & Leland.