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Joyce BeattyDEMDemocrat United States Representative, OH-3
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OHResidence (state)

Joyce Marie Beatty (née Birdsong, March 12, 1950) is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district since 2013, and as chair of the Congressional Black Caucus since 2021. A member of the Democratic Party, Beatty represented the 27th district in the Ohio House of Representatives from 1999 to 2008, serving for a time as minority leader. She was also previously the senior vice-president for outreach and engagement at Ohio State University. In 2012, Beatty ran in the newly redrawn Ohio's 3rd congressional district, based in Columbus, and won the Democratic primary, defeating former U.S. Representative Mary Jo Kilroy. She went on to defeat Republican Chris Long in the general election. Beatty was married to Otto Beatty Jr., who was also a former Ohio state representative.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$1,087,553
Total Raised
$765,403
Total Spent
$1,266,743
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Insurance$171,508
42%
Misc Issues$72,700
40%
Real Estate$69,273
40%
Commercial Banks$68,650
39%
Securities & Investment$67,000
23%
Lawyers/Law Firms$39,300
21%
Electric Utilities$37,000
20%
Building Trade Unions$35,000
18%
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$32,000
17%
Accountants$29,500
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education6 - 6 of 4
University of Cincinnati
Wright State University
Master of Science
1974
Central State University
Bachelor of Arts
1972
Thurgood Marshall High School
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Regional Whip
United States House of Representatives
Current
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Ohio
2012 - Current
Assistant Minority Leader
Ohio State House of Representatives
2007 - 2009
Representative
Ohio State House of Representatives
1999 - 2008
Senior Vice President
Outreach and Engagement, Ohio State University
2008 - 2012
Executive Director
Human Services, Montgomery County
1983 - 1993
President
Joyce Beatty and Associates Incorporated Consulting/Training Company
1992 - Current
Professor
Sinclair Community College
1974 - 1983
Director
Rehabilitation Center
1970 - 1974
Other Experience1 - 39 of 39
Member
National Coalition of 100 Black Women
Current
Delegate
Democratic National Convention
1996
Delegate
Democratic National Convention
2000
Delegate
Democratic National Convention
2004
Delegate
Democratic National Convention
2008
Delegate
Democratic National Convention
2012
Member
African-American Businesswomen Chief Executive Officers
1999 - Current
Member
American Society of Training and Development
1993 - Current
Member
NAACP, Columbus Branch
1992 - Current
Former National Endowment Chair
The Links, Incorporated
Member
Urban League
Chair
Columbus Urban League Board
Co-Chair
Women’s Empowerment Committee
First National Vice President
National Education Committee
Member
Board, National American Heart Association
Member
The Women's Fund
Member
National Black Conference of State Legislators
Member
Ohio Democratic Committee
Member
Women's Environment and Development Organization, (WEDO)
Member
United Negro College Fund
Member
National Association of Women Business Owners
Member
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
Member
Board, Columbus, Ohio's Dynamic Center of Science and Industry (COSI)
Member
East Medical Board, Ohio State University
Member
Columbus Metro Heart Association
Member
Campus Partnership
Member
Financial Literacy Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus on Human Trafficking
Current
Member
Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition
Current
Member
Women's Caucus
Current
Member
House Democratic Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Brain Injury Task Force
Current
Member
Congressional Black Caucus
Current
Member
Predicate Study Steering Committee
1999 - 2000
Member
Ohio Advisory Council for the Aging
1999 - 2000
Member
Deputy Treasurer, Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus
1999 - Current
Former Member
Housing and Insurance Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Financial Services), United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Ohio Legislative Black Caucus