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Ohio's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012

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Ohio's 12th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
March 6, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Patrick J. Tiberi Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Patrick J. Tiberi Republican Party
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The 12th congressional district of Ohio will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.

Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the signature filing deadline of December 7, 2011. The primary elections were held on March 6, 2012.

The twelfth is in the middle of Ohio, and includes parts of Columbus and northern suburbs. Heading into the election the incumbent is Patrick J. Tiberi (R) who has served since 2001.

This is the 8th congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.


General election candidates

Democratic Party James Reese
Republican Party Patrick J. Tiberi

March 6, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic primary

Republican Party Republican primary

Race background

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Ohio in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House or Republicans will hold its majority in 2013.[2] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[2]

Impact of Redistricting

See also Redistricting in Ohio

District History


On November 2, 2010, Tiberi won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Paula Brooks and Travis M. Irvine in the general election.[3]

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 12 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick J. Tiberi Incumbent 55.8% 150,163
     Democrat Paula Brooks 41% 110,307
     Libertarian Travis M. Irvine 3.2% 8,710
Total Votes 269,180

See also