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Ohio's 15th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Ohio's 15th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Steve Stivers Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Steve Stivers Republican Party
Steve Stivers,.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Safe R[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[3]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 15th congressional district of Ohio will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Ohio is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Only affiliated voters can vote for candidates in the primary election; however, voters do not choose their affiliation until Election Day, when they request a party's ballot.[4]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Steve Stivers (R), who was first elected in 2010.

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.[5]


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May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history


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.[7]

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"


On November 2, 2010, Stivers won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Mary Jo Kilroy, William J. Kammerer, Bill Buckel, and David Ryon in the general election.[8]

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 15 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Stivers 54.2% 119,471
     Democrat 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

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