Who is Mike DeWine?
Mike Dewine is a big name in the law and political industry. He is a professional lawyer turned politician. He used to be the Prosecutor of Greene County, Member of the Ohio Senate from the 10th district, Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, United States Senator, and the Attorney General of Ohio. Currently, he is the 70th Governor of Ohio.
Mike DeWine was born on the 5th of January, 1947 under the name Richard Michael DeWine in Yellow Springs, Ohio, U.S. He is the son of Jean Ruth DeWine and Richard Lee DeWine. The details about the siblings of DeWine is still unknown.
Talking about his ancestry, Mike belongs to an Irish Descent. Furthermore, he was a Roman Catholic by birth. He has American citizenship and belongs to the white ethnicity.
The details about the high school education of Mike DeWine is unknown. He then attended Miami University for further studies and graduated in Science degree in 1969. He then attended the Ohio Northern University College of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 1972.
Dating and Marriage
Mike DeWine married Frances Struewing DeWine on the 3rd of June, 1967. The couple is happily together ever since. They have 8 children together. Furthermore, he has 24 grandchildren.
Mike DeWine has Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts. His Instagram id is @govmikedewine. He has more than 4600 followers on Instagram. Furthermore, his Twitter id is @MikeDeWine. He has more than 40.5k followers on Twitter. His official website is MikeDewine.com
The Career of Mike DeWine
Mike started his professional career as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney at the very young age of 25 years old. He then became the County Prosecutor in 1976 after Nicholas Carrera left the position. He served this position for a total of four years. His position was then taken by William Schenck.
Member of the Ohio Senate from the 10th district
Mike then started working as a member of the Ohio Senate from the 10th district on the 2nd of January, 1981. Previously, this position was held by the late John Mahoney. He served this position till the 13th of December, 1982 and Dave Hobson later took this position.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio’s 7th district
Mike DeWine then became a member of the U.S House of Representatives from Ohio’s seventh district from the 3rd of January, 1983. This position was first taken by an American politician Bud Brown. He served this position till the 3rd of January, 1991, a total of 8 years. He resigned to run for the Lieutenant Governor position. Later, politician Dave Hobson took the position.
Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
Mike DeWine then became the 59th Governor of Ohio on the 14th of January,1991. He served Governor George Voinovich during his work. Previously, the 58th Lieutenant Governor was politician Paul Leonard. He served the position to the 12th of November, 1994, a total of 4 years. Later, Nancy Hollister took this position.
United States Senator
DeWine ran from the U.S Senate position in 1992 against John Glenn. However, his campaign was unsuccessful and he was not elected. Two years later, he ran for the Senate position of the United States again against attorney Joel Hyatt. He won the elections with 14 points extra and became the U.S Senator from Ohio from the 3rd of January, 1995. He ran for the position again in 2000, where he defeated Ronald Dickson and Frank Cremeans with 12.44% of the votes and 8.05% of the votes respectively in the primary elections. Similarly, in the general elections, he beat Dick Celeste. He reelected in 2006 again, however, Sherrod Brown beat him.
Mike DeWine then ran for the Attorney General position in 2009. He ran for the elections against Richard Cordray and won with 48% of the votes. Mike then became the 50th Attorney General of Ohio under Governor John Kasich. He started the office on the 10th of January, 2011. He then re-elected for the position on the 4th of November, 2014 against David A. Pepper. Mike won the elections with 83 points out of the 88. He left the position on the 14th of January, 2019. Dave Yost then took his position.
Mike ran for the governor position of Ohio State in 2018. He won the primary elections against Mary Taylor. Later, he won the general elections as well against Richard Cordray. He was appointed to the position by the president of the U.S. Donald Trump. His running mate in this position is Jon Husted.
Net Worth of Mike DeWine
Mike DeWine is a big name in the political industry and he holds some special power in the countries affairs. His net worth estimation is currently not available.