Ohio's 10th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Ohio's 10th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Mike Turner Republican Party
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Ohio U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 10th Congressional District of Ohio will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
February 5, 2014
May 6, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Ohio is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Only affiliated voters can vote for candidates in the primary election; however, voters do not choose their affiliation until election day, when they request a party's ballot.[1]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by April 7, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 6, 2014.[2]

See also: Ohio elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Michael R. Turner (R), who was first elected in 2002.

Ohio's 10th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Montgomery, Greene and Fayette counties.[3]

Candidates

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Not running


Primary results

U.S. House, Ohio District 10 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Turner Incumbent 79.8% 32,550
John Anderson 20.2% 8,214
Total Votes 40,764
Source: Ohio Secretary of State, Official Election Results
U.S. House, Ohio District 10 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Klepinger 55.8% 9,645
Bill Conner 44.2% 7,655
Total Votes 17,300
Source: Ohio Secretary of State, Official Election Results

Issues

Government shutdown

See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Voted "Yes" On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.[6] At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference.[7] Michael Turner voted in favor of the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[8]

Voted "No" The shutdown finally ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[9] The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. Michael Turner voted against HR 2775.[10]

Campaign contributions

Mike Turner

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Turner’s reports.[11]

Mike Turner (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2013$272,370.97$102,510.21$(55,309.43)$319,571.75
July Quarterly[13]July 15, 2013$319,571.75$77,475.00$(75,891.48)$321,155.27
October Quarterly[14]October 15, 2013$321,155.27$102,858.96$(48,421.79)$375,592.44
Year-End Quarterly[15]December 31, 2014$375,592.00$128,430.00$(79,829.00)$424,192.00
April Quarterly[16]April 15, 2014$421,192.99$96,093.31$(102,552.56)$414,733.74
Running totals
$507,367.48$(362,004.26)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

The 10th Congressional District of Ohio held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Republican Michael R. Turner won the election in the district.[17]

U.S. House, Ohio District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Sharen Swartz Neuhardt 37.5% 131,097
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Turner 59.5% 208,201
     Libertarian David Harlow 3% 10,373
Total Votes 349,671
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Michael Turner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joe Roberts (D) in the general election.[18]

U.S. House, Ohio District 10 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael R. Turner incumbent 68.1% 152,629
     Democratic Joe Roberts 31.9% 71,455
Total Votes 224,084

See also

External links

References

  1. Ohio Secretary of State Website, "Frequently Asked Questions about General Voting and Voter Registration," accessed January 3, 2014
  2. Ohio Secretary of State Website, "Frequently Asked Questions About General Voting and Voter Registration," accessed January 3, 2014
  3. Ohio Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed August 9, 2012
  4. Campaign website, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  5. Candidate Facebook page, "Robert Klepinger," accessed February 27, 2014
  6. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  7. Buzzfeed, "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013
  8. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  9. The Washington Post, "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013
  10. U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Mike Turner Summary Report," accessed August 1, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Mike Turner April Quarterly," accessed August 1, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Mike Turner July Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Michael Turner October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2013
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Michael Turner Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 7, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Michael Turner April Quarterly," accessed May 13, 2014
  17. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Ohio"
  18. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013