Ohio's 15th Congressional District

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Ohio's 15th congressional district
Current incumbentSteve Stivers Republican Party
Population719,537
Gender50.3% Male, 49.7% Female
Race91.4% White, 3.1% Black, 2.5% Asian
Ethnicity1.8% Hispanic
Unemployment8.3%
Median household income$53,239
High school graduation rate89.3%
College graduation rate27.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Ohio's 15th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Clinton, Fayette, Madison, Franklin, Ross, Pickaway, Fairfield, Hocking, Vinton, Perry, Morgan and Athens counties.[1]

The district previously included Union, Madison, and Franklin counties. It also included portions of the city of Columbus.

The current representative of the 15th congressional district is Steve Stivers (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Ohio's 15th congressional district elections, 2012

The 15th congressional district of Ohio held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Steve Stivers won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Ohio District 15 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Pat Lang 38.4% 128,188
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Stivers Incumbent 61.6% 205,274
Total Votes 333,462
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Steve Stivers won election to the United States House. He defeated Mary Jo Kilroy (D), William Kammerer (L), David Ryon (Constitution) and Bill Buckel in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Ohio District 15 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Stivers 54.2% 119,471
     Democratic Mary Jo Kilroy 41.3% 91,077
     Libertarian William J. Kammerer 2.8% 6,116
     Constitution David Ryon 1.8% 3,887
     Write-in Bill Buckel 0% 45
Total Votes 220,596

2008
On November 4, 2008, Mary Jo Kilroy won election to the United States House. She defeated Steve Stivers (R), Don Elijah Eckhart (I), Mark Michael Noble (L) and Travis Casper (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Ohio District 15 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMary Jo Kilroy 45.9% 139,584
     Republican Steve Stivers 45.2% 137,272
     Independent Don Elijah Eckhart 4.3% 12,915
     Libertarian Mark Michael Noble 4.6% 14,061
     Write-in Travis Casper 0% 6
Total Votes 303,838

2006
On November 7, 2006, Deborah Pryce won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Mary Jo Kilroy (D) and Bill Buckel (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Ohio District 15 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDeborah Pryce incumbent 50.2% 110,714
     Democratic Mary Jo Kilroy 49.7% 109,659
     Write-in Bill Buckel 0.1% 194
Total Votes 220,567

2004
On November 2, 2004, Deborah Pryce won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Mark P. Brown (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Ohio District 15 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDeborah Pryce incumbent 60% 166,520
     Democratic Mark P. Brown 40% 110,915
Total Votes 277,435

2002
On November 5, 2002, Deborah Pryce won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Mark Brown (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Ohio District 15 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDeborah Pryce incumbent 66.6% 108,193
     Democratic Mark Brown 33.4% 54,286
Total Votes 162,479

2000
On November 7, 2000, Deborah Pryce won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Bill Buckel (D) and Scott T. Smith (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Ohio District 15 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDeborah Pryce incumbent 67.5% 156,792
     Democratic Bill Buckel 27.9% 64,805
     Libertarian Scott T. Smith 4.6% 10,700
Total Votes 232,297

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 15th congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Ohio

The Ohio State Legislature recently approved a new map of the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.[9]

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