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Located in the Midwestern United States, Ohio is bordered by Indiana, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Michigan, Kentucky and Canada. The state capital and largest city is Columbus. Nicknamed “the Buckeye state,” Ohio was originally partitioned from the Northwest Territory before becoming the 17th state admitted to the Union.

Ohio has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of sixteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 members of the Ohio State Senate and 99 members of the Ohio House of Representatives.


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National politics in Ohio

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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Rob Portman
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Ohio 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016LinkGeorge Voinovich (R)
Sherrod Brown
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Ohio 2007January 3, 2019November 2018LinkMike DeWine (R)

Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Bill Johnson
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkCharlie Wilson (D)
Bob Gibbs
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkSteve Austria (R)
Robert E. Latta
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkPaul Gillmor (R)
Brad Wenstrup
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJean Schmidt (R)
David Joyce
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Republican PartyDistrict 14 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkSteven C. LaTourette (R)
Jim Jordan
Republican PartyDistrict 4 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkMike Oxley (R)
James B. Renacci
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Republican PartyDistrict 16 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJohn Boccieri (D)
John A. Boehner
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Republican PartyDistrict 8 1991January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkDonald Buz Lukens (R)
Joyce Beatty
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Democratic PartyDistrict 3 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkMike Turner (R)
Marcia L. Fudge
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Democratic PartyDistrict 11 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkStephanie Tubbs Jones (D)
Marcy Kaptur
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Democratic PartyDistrict 9 1983January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkEd Weber (R)
Michael R. Turner
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Republican PartyDistrict 10 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkDennis J. Kucinich (D)
Patrick J. Tiberi
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Republican PartyDistrict 12 2000January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJohn Kasich (R)
Steve Chabot
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkSteve Driehaus (D)
Steve Stivers
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Republican PartyDistrict 15 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkMary Jo Kilroy (D)
Tim Ryan
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Democratic PartyDistrict 13 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkBetty Sutton (D)

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The Buckeye State
Capital:   Columbus
Motto:   With God, all things are possible
Population:   11.5 million
Area of state:   44,825 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1803
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