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Bob Gibbs
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U.S. House, Ohio, District 18
In office
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 4
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Ohio State Senate
Ohio House of Representatives
Bachelor'sOhio State University Agriculture Technology Institute
Date of birthJune 14, 1954
Place of birthPeru, Indiana
ProfessionTechnician, Farmer, Small Business Owner
ReligionUnited Methodist Church
Office website
Bob Gibbs (b. June 14, 1954) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Ohio. Gibbs represents Ohio's 18th congressional district and was first elected in 2010.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Gibbs is a "rank-and-file Republican".[1]


Gibbs was born in Peru, Indiana. He earned an A.A.S. from Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute in 1974.[2]


Committee assignments

U.S. House


Gibbs serves on the following committees:[3]

Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment

    • Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
    • Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management


Political positions

Percentage voting with party

Bob Gibbs voted with the Republican Party 96.6% of the time, which ranked 5 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[4]



See also: Ohio's 7th congressional district elections, 2012

Gibbs is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, to represent Ohio's 7th District. He defeated Hombre Liggett in the March 6 Republican primary and will face Joyce Healy-Abrams in the November 6, 2012 general election.


On November 2, 2010, Gibbs won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Zachary T. Space (D), Lindsey Dean Sutton (Constitution), and Mark Pitrone (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 18 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Gibbs 53.9% 107,426
     Democrat Zachary T. Space 40.5% 80,756
     Constitution Lindsey Dean Sutton 5.6% 11,246
     Write-in Mark Pitrone 0% 20
Total Votes 199,448

Campaign donors


Gibbs won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Gibbs's campaign committee raised a total of $1,123,244 and spent $1,090,872.[6]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

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Political offices
Preceded by
Zack Space
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio, District 18
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Ohio State Senate
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Ohio House of Representatives
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