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Accession Number 2009.007
Catalog Number 2009.007.001
Object Name Flier, Political
Title Roberto For State Senator
Description Red, white and blue flier with black lettering. On the front cover is: "A Good Democratic State Senator. / He has earned your vote. / Roberto For State Senator" The inside of the flier when opened reads: "A Good Democratic State Senator. / He has earned your vote. / Marc Roberto is an attorney, teacher, and legislator with a deep commitment to public service. / Marc Roberto has served as State Senator since 1976. Prior to that time, Roberto served three terms / in the Ohio House. He has chaired both the Senate and House Education committees and currently / chairs the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. / Marc Roberto has served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was educated locally at Kent State / University and the University of Akron. / Marc Roberto is married to Marjorie Jean Hope and resides / in Ravenna Township. They have four adult children. / Marc Roberto has established a reputation for honesty / and hard work in developing legislation for educa- / tion, tax reform, and relief for working families and / those in need. [Bottom half] "Marc Roberto has voted for you, / Now you can vote for him! / Economic Development: / Job development and training, attention to the / needs of the unemployed and dispossessed, tax / reform and tax relief are primary goals. / Educational Excellence: / A sound educational finance program and atten- / tion to programs of excellence at the local level / are continuing priorities. / Constituent Service: / Continuing efficiency and dispatch in tending to constituent concerns and their relationship to State / Government. / State Senator Marcus A. Roberto / 28th Senate District / Roberto For State Senator" [REVERSE] "State Senate 28th District / Marcus A. Roberto / Vote For Roberto / on Election Day. / A Good Democratic State Senator. / He has earned your vote. / Roberto For State Senator / Paid for By: The Roberto Committee / Mary Ellen Peterson, Sec.-Treas., / 3377 Summit Rd., Ravenna, Ohio 44266"
Date 1979
Dimensions H-3.75 W-7 inches
Notes Marcus Aurelius Roberto, a native of Ravenna, Ohio, graduated from Kent State University with a master's degree in history and received his law degree from the University of Akron. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1954. He was a seconday school teacher for thirteen years and worked as an attorney.

He served six years in the Ohio House of Representatives before his election to the Ohio Senate in 1976. He was re-elected in 1980. He was chairman of the House and Senate Education committees and served on the Senate Ways and Means Committee. He also served on the Senate Judiciary Committee. His areas of expertise were education and taxation.

Marcus Roberto died on February 24, 1986.
People Peterson, Mary Ellen
Roberto, Marcus Aurelius, 1930-1986
Material Paper/Ink
Provenance William L. Phillis, of Columbus, Ohio, donated a collection of political memorabilia to the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board in 2009.

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board took over the care of the Statehouse and its collections in 1988.
Subjects Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Collection William Phillis Collection