Margaret Ann Ruhl is a Republican politician who represents the 68th District of the, which includes Knox County and the eastern portion of Delaware County.
A lifelong resident of Knox County, Ohio, Ruhl graduated from Fredricktown High School.
She is serving her third term and was previously the Representative for the 90th district. She went on to begin a career in business and accounting, and eventually served as city auditor for Mount Vernon, Ohio from 1983-1995. In 1995, Ruhl was elected Knox County Auditor.
She served as auditor from 1995 to 2008 before she was elected to the in 2009.
When Representative Thom Collier was term limited from the Statehouse in 2008, Ruhl ran for the open seat. She defeated Democrat Duane Grassbaugh by 55.16% of the vote in an overwhelmingly Democratic year.
In 2010, Ruhl ran for a second term. She went on to defeat Democrat John Ryerson with 72.26% of the vote.
Ruhl is serving on the committees of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Financial Institutions, Housing and Urban Development (as vice chair). And Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security.