Ohio's 6th Congressional District

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Ohio's 6th Congressional District
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Current incumbentBill Johnson Republican Party
Population717,143
Gender50.6% Female, 49.4% Male
Race95.3% White, 2.4% Black
Ethnicity0.8% Hispanic
Unemployment10.2%
Median household income$41,355
High school graduation rate86.0%
College graduation rate14.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Ohio's 6th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Scioto, Lawrence, Jackson, Gallia, Meigs,Washington, Athens, Noble, Monroe, Belmont, Muskingum, Guernsey, Harrison, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Jefferson, Columbia and Mahoning counties.[1]

The district previously included an area that bordered Kentucky, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

The current representative of the 6th Congressional District is Bill Johnson (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 6th Congressional District of Ohio will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Ohio's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

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

U.S. House, Ohio District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Charlie Wilson 46.7% 144,444
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Johnson Incumbent 53.3% 164,536
Total Votes 308,980
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Bill Johnson won election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Wilson, Martin Elsass and Richard Cadle in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Ohio District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Johnson 50.2% 103,170
     Democrat Charles A. Wilson 45.2% 92,823
     Libertarian Martin J. Elsass 2.2% 4,505
     Constitution Richard E. Cadle 2.5% 5,077
Total Votes 205,575

2008
On November 4, 2008, Charles A. Wilson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard D. Stobbs (R) and Dennis Spissak (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Ohio District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles A. Wilson incumbent 62.3% 176,330
     Republican Richard D. Stobbs 32.8% 92,968
     Green Party Dennis Spassak 4.9% 13,812
Total Votes 283,110

2006
On November 7, 2006, Charles A. Wilson won election to the United States House. He defeated Chuck Blasdel (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Ohio District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles A. Wilson 62.1% 135,628
     Republican Chuck Blasdel 37.9% 82,848
Total Votes 218,476

2004
On November 2, 2004, Ted Strickland won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Stephen Luchansky (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Ohio District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTed Strickland incumbent 99.9% 223,842
     Write-in John Stephen Luchansky 0.1% 145
Total Votes 223,987

2002
On November 5, 2002, Ted Strickland won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Halleck (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Ohio District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTed Strickland incumbent 59.5% 113,972
     Republican Mike Halleck 40.5% 77,643
Total Votes 191,615

2000
On November 7, 2000, Ted Strickland won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Azinger (R) and Kenneth R. MacCutcheon (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Ohio District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTed Strickland incumbent 57.7% 138,849
     Republican Mike Azinger 40.3% 96,966
     Libertarian Kenneth R. MacCutcheon 2% 4,759
Total Votes 240,574

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th 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]

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