Ohio's 16th Congressional District

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Ohio's 16th Congressional District
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Current incumbentJim Renacci Republican Party
Population724,108
Gender51.3% Female, 48.7% Male
Race94.3% White, 2.0% Asian, 1.6% Black
Ethnicity2.0% Hispanic
Unemployment7.8%
Median household income$56,251
High school graduation rate92.4%
College graduation rate30.5%
Ohio's 16th Congressional District is located in the north-central portion of the state and includes Lorain, Medina, Summit, Portage, Stark and Wayne counties.[1]

The district previously included the city of Canton.

The current representative of the 16th Congressional District is Jim Renacci (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio's 16th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 16th Congressional District of Ohio held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Jim Renacci (R) defeated Pete Crossland (D) in the general election.

U.S. House, Ohio District 16 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Renacci Incumbent 63.7% 132,176
     Democratic Pete Crossland 36.3% 75,199
Total Votes 207,375
Source: Ohio Secretary of State

2012

See also: Ohio's 16th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 16th Congressional District of Ohio held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jim Renacci won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Ohio District 16 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Betty Sutton 48% 170,600
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames B. Renacci Incumbent 52% 185,165
Total Votes 355,765
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jim Renacci won election to the United States House. He defeated John Boccieri (D), Jeffrey Blevins (L) and Robert Ross in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Ohio District 16 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames B. Renacci 52.1% 114,652
     Democratic John A. Boccieri 41.3% 90,833
     Libertarian Jeffrey J. Blevins 6.6% 14,585
     Write-in Robert L. Ross 0% 67
Total Votes 220,137

2008
On November 4, 2008, John A. Boccieri won election to the United States House. He defeated Kirk Schuring (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Ohio District 16 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn A. Boccieri 55.4% 169,044
     Republican Kirk Schuring 44.6% 136,293
Total Votes 305,337

2006
On November 7, 2006, Ralph Regula won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Thomas Shaw (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Ohio District 16 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRalph Regula incumbent 58.3% 137,167
     Democratic Thomas Shaw 41.7% 97,955
Total Votes 235,122

2004
On November 2, 2004, Ralph Regula won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jeff Seemann (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Ohio District 16 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRalph Regula incumbent 66.5% 202,544
     Democratic Jeff Seemann 33.5% 101,817
Total Votes 304,361

2002
On November 5, 2002, Ralph Regula won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Rice (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Ohio District 16 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRalph Regula incumbent 68.9% 129,734
     Democratic Jim Rice 31.1% 58,644
Total Votes 188,378

2000
On November 7, 2000, Ralph Regula won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William Smith (D), Richard L. Shelter (L) and Brad Graef (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Ohio District 16 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRalph Regula incumbent 69.2% 162,294
     Democratic William Smith 26.8% 62,709
     Libertarian Richard L. Shelter 2.6% 6,166
     Natural Law Brad Graef 1.4% 3,231
Total Votes 234,400

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 16th Congressional District prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Ohio

The Ohio State Legislature approved a new map of the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.[9] As a result, two incumbents faced off against each other in 2012: Rep. Betty Sutton (D) from the 13th District and Jim Renacci.[10]

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