United States House of Representatives elections in Ohio, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Ohio

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Ohio took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected 16 candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's 16 congressional districts.
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 was October 6, 2014.[2]

See also: Ohio elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party held 12 of the 16 congressional seats from Ohio.

Members of the U.S. House from Ohio -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 4 4
     Republican Party 12 12
Total 16 16

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the 16 congressional districts were:

Name Party District
Steve Chabot Ends.png Republican 1
Brad Wenstrup Ends.png Republican 2
Joyce Beatty Electiondot.png Democratic 3
Jim Jordan Ends.png Republican 4
Bob Latta Ends.png Republican 5
Bill Johnson Ends.png Republican 6
Bob Gibbs Ends.png Republican 7
John Boehner Ends.png Republican 8
Marcy Kaptur Electiondot.png Democratic 9
Mike Turner Ends.png Republican 10
Marcia Fudge Electiondot.png Democratic 11
Patrick Tiberi Ends.png Republican 12
Tim Ryan Electiondot.png Democratic 13
David Joyce Ends.png Republican 14
Steve Stivers Ends.png Republican 15
Jim Renacci Ends.png Republican 16


Margin of victory for winners

There were a total of 16 seats up for election in 2014 in Ohio. The following table shows the margin of victory for each district winner, which is calculated by examining the percentage difference between the two candidates who received the most votes. If the race was uncontested, the margin of victory is listed as 100 percent.

District Winner Margin of Victory Total Vote Top Opponent
District 1 Republican Party Steve Chabot 26.4% 197,383 Fred Kundrata
District 2 Republican Party Brad Wenstrup 31.9% 201,111 Marek Tyszkiewicz
District 3 Democratic Party Joyce Beatty 28.1% 143,261 John Adams
District 4 Republican Party Jim Jordan 35.3% 186,072 Janet Garrett
District 5 Republican Party Bob Latta 37.5% 202,300 Robert Fry
District 6 Republican Party Bill Johnson 19.7% 190,652 Jennifer Garrison
District 7 Republican Party Bob Gibbs 100% 143,959 Unopposed
District 8 Republican Party John Boehner 39.8% 188,330 Tom Poetter
District 9 Democratic Party Marcy Kaptur 35.6% 160,715 Richard May
District 10 Republican Party Michael Turner 33.6% 200,606 Robert Klepinger
District 11 Democratic Party Marcia Fudge 58.9% 172,566 Mark Zetzer
District 12 Republican Party Patrick Tiberi 40.4% 221,081 David Tibbs
District 13 Democratic Party Tim Ryan 37% 175,549 Thomas Pekarek
District 14 Republican Party David Joyce 30.2% 214,580 Michael Wager
District 15 Republican Party Steve Stivers 32% 194,621 Richard Scott Wharton
District 16 Republican Party Jim Renacci 27.5% 207,375 Pete Crossland

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

4th Congressional District

General election candidates

*Garrett ran as a write-in candidate in the primary and received 799 votes, which was enough to put her on the general election ballot.[6]


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

5th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

6th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

7th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Disqualified

Independent Dan Phillip - Independent[11]


8th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew from race


9th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file


10th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Not running

11th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

12th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

13th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


14th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

15th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

16th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

See also

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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. Campaign Website, "Intro," accessed February 5, 2014
  4. Campaign website, "Home," accessed February 26, 2014
  5. Ronny Richards for Congress, "Home," accessed January 24, 2014
  6. Cleveland.com, "Oberlin's Janet Garrett will be Democratic candidate against Rep. Jim Jordan," accessed July 15, 2014
  7. Facebook, "Robert Fry campaign profile," accessed February 13, 2014
  8. Dennis Lambert for Congress, "Home," accessed May 19, 2014
  9. The Washington Post, "DCCC adds nine names to program for top recruits," accessed September 9, 2013
  10. Campaign website, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  11. The Suburbanite, "Congressional hopeful off November ballot," accessed July 15, 2014
  12. Campaign website, "Home," accessed February 5, 2014
  13. Campaign website, "Home," accessed February 26, 2014
  14. Roll Call, "John Boehner Gets Democratic Challenger," accessed October 24, 2013
  15. Campaign website, "Home," accessed February 26, 2014
  16. Eric Gurr for Congress, "Ashworth withdrawals – Supports Eric Gurr for Congress," accessed June 30, 2014
  17. Campaign website, "Home," accessed February 26, 2014
  18. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, "General Election Independent Candidate List," accessed July 17, 2014
  19. Ohio Secretary of State, "What's on the Ballot?," accessed October 6, 2014
  20. Campaign website, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  21. Candidate Facebook page, "Robert Klepinger," accessed February 27, 2014
  22. Bob Hart for Congress, "Home," accessed February 24, 2014
  23. David Tibbs for Congress, "Home," accessed February 24, 2014
  24. Ohio Secretary of State, "What's on the ballot?," accessed October 6, 2014
  25. Matt Lynch for 14th Ohio Congressional District, "Home," accessed April 25, 2014
  26. TribToday.com, "House hopefuls file their reports," accessed October 16, 2013
  27. Campaign website, "Home," accessed February 21, 2014