Steve Driehaus

Steven L. "Steve" Driehaus (* June 24, 1966 in Cincinnati, Ohio ) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. Between 2009 to 2011 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 1st Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


Steve Driehaus was born in Cincinnati. After attending high school, he studied at Miami University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1988. His Master of Public Administration received after the conclusion of a further study at Indiana University in 1995. Between the two studies, he was with the Peace Corps in Senegal active. After graduating from Indiana University, he worked as Deputy Director of the Department for International Training. He then worked as assistant to Charlie hatches, the mayor of Cincinnati, works. He was then elected to the House of Representatives from Ohio where he was from 2005 to 2008 Minority Whip in 2001.

Since 2009, Driehaus is the representative of the 1st Congressional District of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives. He conquered in the 2008 elections the seat of Republican Steve Chabot. However, Chabot could win back the seat in the 2010 elections. In House Driehaus was most recently a member of the Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Driehaus is the Roman Catholic faith and lives with his wife and three children in Cincinnati.