Conservative Republican

Pro Life

 Member of the NRA


A Family Man of Faith

Faith and family are at the center of Matthew’s life. He is married to Katelyn, a former school teacher at McGuffey Elementary in Newark. They are the proud parents of Lydia (2) and Emily (born in May). Matthew is an active member of Covenant Community Church and an avid supporter of Heartbeats of Licking County.

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The right Temperament

Matthew is a committed constitutional conservative who is decisive and principled. Matthew was an Ashbrook Scholar at Ashland University and President of the Federalist Society at Washington & Lee University Law School.

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The Experience We Need

Matthew serves as Magistrate in both the Licking County Court of Common Pleas and Domestic Relations Court. Appointed as a magistrate in 2007, Matthew has served Licking County with honor and dignity for over a decade.