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Angela Zimmann
Angela Zimmann.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Ohio, District 5
Prior offices
Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West, Governing Board
High schoolSpringfield
Bachelor'sUniversity of Toledo
Master'sGettysburg Seminary
Ph.D.Bowling Green
ProfessionPastor, professor
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Angela Zimmann was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 5th Congressional District of Ohio.[1]
Angela Zimmann for House campaign logo.

She is a Lutheran pastor and has led her congregation for eight years. She also works as a professor at Bowling Green State University, where she teaches writing.

In February 2012, the grassroots organization Democracy for America, founded by Howard Dean, named Zimmann one of the top 10 progressive candidates in the 2012 U.S. House races.[2]



See also: Ohio's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

Zimmann was defeated by incumbent Bob Latta.[3] Zimmann ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Ohio's 5th District. Zimmann ran unopposed in the March 6, 2012 primary. She faces incumbent Rep. Bob Latta (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Ohio in 2012 as one of the 10 states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House or Republicans hold their majority in 2013.[4] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[4]

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur supports Zimmann.
U.S. House, Ohio District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Angela Zimmann 39.2% 137,806
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert E. Latta Incumbent 57.3% 201,514
     Libertarian Eric Eberly 3.6% 12,558
Total Votes 351,878
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors


Above is a breakdown of funds for the 2012 election, according to source.

Miller lost the United States House of Representatives election in 2012. During that election cycle, Miller's campaign committee raised a total of $475,155 and spent $471,028.[5]

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