Advertisement > Politics > Elections 2004

Jane Louella Mitakides (D)
Date Of Birth & Birthplace: 3/24/1948 (Dayton, OH)
Race: White
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Residence: Washington Township, OH
Education: Attended in English from Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Occupation: Business Owner, Dental Waste Recycling Company
Office Type: U.S. House -- Ohio District 3 

Quarterly Campaign Finance Information

Cash on Hand:

Total Receipts:

Total Disbursements:

Date of Last Report:


Jane Mitakides was born in 1948 in Dayton, Ohio, and now lives in nearby Washington Township. She graduated from Centerville High School and attended Wright State University until 1974, majoring in English, but did not get her degree.

Mitakides began her career as a copywriter with Calderhead-Jackson Advertising in New York City, where she completed writing seminars at New York University. She returned to Ohio in 1970 and founded Helsley Advertising, which specializes in investor relations.

During the 1990s, she invested in a small recycling firm which has grown into a dental-waste recycling company. She is a founding member of the Democratic National Committee's Small Business Council.

Mitakides and her husband, John, have two children.

Past Campaigns:

Jane Mitakides is a first-time candidate. She was unopposed in the March 2, 2004, primary for the 3rd District.

Web site:
Email address:

Election Information by State:

Candidate Search
Find candidate running for federal and state offices.
Candidate Last Name
State (Optional)
Office Type (Optional)

© 2004 The Washington Post Company