Ohioans Can't Trust Anything

Career Politician

Jim Renacci Says ...

"I know I can't fix Washington ...
so I want to come back and fix Ohio."

– Jim Renacci, 8/21/17

Tap Left or Right

Says One Thing ...

Renacci says he is a political outsider who has spent his career in business, but that’s not the whole story.

(The Plain Dealer, 3/20/17)

Career Politician

The Truth Is ...

Renacci is a 20-year career politician who has jumped from one political office to the next.

From 1994 To 1995, Renacci Was A Member Of The Wadsworth Board Of Zoning Appeals.

(Jim Renacci, Biographical Directory Of The United States Congress, Accessed 8/4/17)

From January 1996 To December 1999, Renacci Was The Wadsworth Planning Commissioner.

(Jim Renacci, LinkedIn, Accessed 8/4/17)

From January 2000 To December 2003, Renacci Was The President Of The Wadsworth City Council.

(Jim Renacci, LinkedIn, Accessed 8/4/17)

From January 2004 To December 2007, Renacci Was The Mayor Of Wadsworth, Ohio.

(Jim Renacci, LinkedIn, Accessed 8/4/17)

Since 2011, Renacci Has Been A Member Of The U.S. House Of Representatives.

(Jim Renacci, Biographical Directory Of The United States Congress, Accessed 8/4/17)

Says One Thing ...

Renacci is running for governor as a conservative, but his record tells a different story.

(The Plain Dealer, 3/20/17)

Not Conservative

The Truth Is ...

Renacci’s lifetime conservative ratings are lower than he portrays, including just a 62% Lifetime Club for Growth Scorecard and 63% Lifetime FreedomWorks Scorecard.

(“Congressional Scorecards,” Club For Growth, Accessed 6/26/17;  “James B. Renacci,” FreedomWorks, Accessed 6/26/17)

Since taking office in 2011, Renacci has scored lower than the House Republican average on the Lifetime Heritage Action Scorecard with just 59%.

(“Rep. Jim Renacci,” Heritage Action, Accessed 6/26/17)

Says One Thing ...

Renacci claims he’d freeze spending as governor, but his record in Congress says different.

(The Sandusky Register, 8/23/17)

Big Spending

The Truth Is ...

While in Congress for 6 years, Renacci voted against freezing the budget 5 times.

(H. Con. Res. 34, Roll Call Vote #275: Failed 119-136, 4/15/11, Renacci Voted Nay;  CQ Summary, Accessed 7/28/17) (H. Con. Res. 112, Roll Call Vote #149: Failed 136-285, 3/29/12, Renacci Voted Nay;  CQ Summary, Accessed 7/28/17) (H. Con. Res. 25, Roll Call Vote #86: Failed 104-132, 3/20/13, Renacci Voted Nay;  CQ Summary, Accessed 7/28/17) (H. Con. Res. 96, Roll Call Vote #175: Failed 133-291, 4/10/14, Renacci Voted Nay; CQ Summary, Accessed 4/10/14) (H. Con. Res. 27, Roll Call Vote #138: Failed 132-294, 3/25/15, Renacci Voted Nay;  CQ Summary, Accessed 7/28/17)

Says One Thing ...

Renacci himself says that “office holders should be judged by what they’ve accomplished.”

(The Sandusky Register, 8/23/17)

No Accomplishments

The Truth Is ...

During Renacci’s career in Washington, Renacci has sponsored 49 pieces of legislation but only 4 of those 49 bills have passed the House and 0 have been signed into law.

Says One Thing ...

Renacci is backpedaling from comments he made against drug education in Ohio’s schools.

Back Pedaling

We'll Let Renacci
Speak for Himself ...

Says One Thing ...

Renacci is campaigning as a conservative, but he doesn't always vote like a conservative.

(The Plain Dealer, 3/20/17)

Liberal Votes

The Truth Is ...

Renacci voted against our religious freedoms and voted for President Obama’s radical pro-LGBT agenda.

(“Maloney Anti-Religoius Freedom Amendment,” Heritage Action for America Score Card, Last Updated 8/3/17)

Says One Thing ...

Renacci is running as a conservative who says he will freeze expenses and veto expenditures.

(The Sandusky Register, 8/23/17; Jim Renacci, Highland County,  Ohio, 8/21/17)

Wasteful Spending

The Truth Is ...

Renacci has voted for BILLIONS in new spending that conservative groups like Heritage Action opposed.

(H.R. 34, Roll Call Vote #592: Motion Agreed To 392-26,  11/30/16, Renacci Voted Aye; CQ Summary, Accessed 4/6/17;  “Revised 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 34),” Heritage Action  For America Scorecard, Last Updated 8/3/17)