BREAKING: Steve Demetriou Is Republican Nominee for New State House District 23

February 2, 2022

BAINBRIDGE: Today, former Army Ranger and small business owner, Steve Demetriou, was the only candidate to file as a Republican in the newly formed Ohio State House District 23, making him the Republican nominee for the general election this November. 

“I am truly humbled and honored,” said Demetriou. “Our whole team worked very hard to earn this early success. My conservative ideals are the foundation of my campaign platform and I plan to work relentlessly to bring servant leadership to the 23rd District. I want to especially thank all of our supporters thus far for the time and energy they have poured into this team effort…this is only the beginning!”

The new District 23 is composed of parts of three counties; Geauga, Cuyahoga, and Summit. The Primary Election is on May 3rd and the General Election is scheduled for November 8th.


Steve Demetriou grew up in Northeast Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2011 with Dean’s List honors and a bachelor’s degree in economics. After West Point, the United States Army commissioned Steve as an infantry officer. He deployed to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom, where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. After the military, Steve started and successfully grew a business, eventually employing more than 60 people. Steve now runs an investment business with his family. He is married with a 6 month old son.