Ohio State House District 24
2020 Race Update: Allison won 57.90% to 42.10%
Allison Russo flipped a district from Red to Blue in 2018, and, in her first term in office, has been a rising star in the Ohio House of Representatives. She brings a practical approach and evidence-based solutions to the critical issues facing Ohio, introducing several pieces of important legislation that address health care access, the protection of public health and safety, and the financial security of family caregivers and aging adults. Allison is fighting to adequately fund Ohio’s public schools, support economic strategies that sustain working families and vibrant communities, and prioritize innovative solutions in health care that increase access and make it affordable for all Ohioans.
Allison is a passionate advocate for women and families. She currently serves as the Co-Chair of the bipartisan Legislative Children’s Caucus and is the Policy Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus. She also serves on the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Central Ohio, is the creator of the Girls Who Lead after-school program, and is an advocate and guest writer for the Ohio Women’s Public Policy Network.
Allison is deeply committed to public service and the constituents in her district. She continues to serve as a Board Member of the Upper Arlington Rotary Club, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, and an active volunteer in her children’s local public schools and youth sports leagues.
Allison earned a Doctor of Public Health in health policy from the George Washington University and a Master of Public Health in epidemiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has been married to Brian, a military veteran, for nearly 20 years, and together they have three children.