I’m running for Governor

Some people call government red tape a “hidden” tax. But I can tell you this: It isn’t hidden from the taxpayers, innovators and small business women and men I talk to.

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About Mary Taylor

As Lieutenant Governor, Mary Taylor has worked to improve the jobs climate in Ohio and rein in government overreach.

Mary Taylor’s vision for Ohio isn’t just a set of sound bites and talking points. Her record is clear.

Conservative Reformer

  • Stood up to her own party and refused to vote for tax increases.
  • First CPA in Ohio history to serve as Auditor of State.
  • As Insurance Commissioner, fought for the repeal of Obamacare while working to make Ohio’s insurance marketplace competitive.
  • Predicted Ohio’s $8 billion budget shortfall and challenged the status quo.

Jobs Experience

  • Instrumental in passing tax reform that reduced personal income taxes by 21% and helped spur job creation.
  • Helped bring nearly 460,000 jobs back to Ohio.
  • Fought for jobs in Ohio – not south of the border.
  • Taylor spearheaded Ohio’s Common Sense Initiative (CSI) which has reviewed over 10,000 business impacting regulations and changed or eliminated 61% of them.

Strong Leader & Proven Winner

  • Mary Taylor helped restore conservative governance to Ohio after tax-and-spend politicians pushed Ohio to the fiscal breaking point.
  • Has never lost a campaign.
  • Won her first legislative race in a deeply “blue” District.
  • Only Republican to win statewide in 2006, a landslide Democrat election year.

What Are Others Saying?

“Her record of achievement as an independent thinker in the Ohio House, as State Auditor in a time when she was the only elected Republican in a State office and her accomplishments as both the Ohio Director of Insurance dealing with the ACA and her oversight of the Common Sense Initiative (CSI) that removed government impediments to Ohio business opportunities, are all hallmarks of her successful service to Ohioans.”

Sen. Lou Terhar

“The choice is clear. I support Mary Taylor because she challenges the status quo, sticks to her guns, and gets conservative results! We deserve a conservative who always stands strong for conservative principles.”

Matt GilmoreMercer County Republican Chair

“Mary Taylor has always stood with conservatives. Even in the face of threats from the political establishment, she never caved and she refused to vote for tax hikes. She is absolutely the most conservative candidate in this race. Endorsing her was an easy choice.”

Rep. Tom Brinkman

“Mary Taylor gets in the game: One of the biggest questions surrounding Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor’s interest in the 2018 race for governor has been her ability to raise money...Taylor stepped up her fundraising after Election Day, bringing on finance director Beau Euton and raking in $800,000 in the weeks before the new year...”

The Plain Dealer

“In a talented GOP field, she stands out!”

Ohio House Majority Floor Leader Bill Seitz

“Those attending the roundtable discussion with Ohio’s Lt. Governor, Mary Taylor, would have found members of the Wooster Chamber of Commerce talking about government regulations that impact the operation of their businesses. And, the Lt. Governor was listening.”

Wooster Weekly News

“Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor hopes to make history in 2018 by becoming the first woman elected to serve as governor of the Buckeye State...”

The Intelligencer

“'Commitment to reduce government regulations' through the Taylor-led CSI was 'second to none' in the country.”

Roger GeigerNational Federation of Independent Business/Ohio

“Ohio Auditor Mary Taylor is a former state representative who rose to become the first certified public accountant elected as the state’s fiscal watchdog.
...the National State Auditor’s Association gives Taylor its A-plus ‘highest possible rating for audit quality.'”

The News-Herald

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The status quo has never been acceptable to me and Ohioans shouldn’t have to settle for it!

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“Here is my pledge to the voters of this state: Under a Mary Taylor administration, we will do more than restore good jobs; we will ensure that every Ohioan is prepared to seize those opportunities. We will restore dignity and bring opportunity to the lives of Ohioans.”