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Ohio's 16th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Ohio's 16th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Jim Renacci Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Jim Renacci Republican Party
James Renacci.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

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

Ohio U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 16th 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 Jim Renacci (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Ohio's 16th Congressional District is located in the north-central portion of the state and includes Lorain, Medina, Summit, Portage, Stark and Wayne counties.[5]


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May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history


The 16th congressional district of Ohio held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jim Renacci won re-election in the district.[6]

U.S. House, Ohio District 16 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Betty Sutton 48% 170,600
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames B. Renacci Incumbent 52% 185,165
Total Votes 355,765
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Jim Renacci won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated John A. Boccieri, Jeffrey J. Blevins, and Robert L. Ross in the general election.[7]

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 16 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames B. Renacci 52.1% 114,652
     Democrat John A. Boccieri 41.3% 90,833
     Libertarian Jeffrey J. Blevins 6.6% 14,585
     Write-in Robert L. Ross 0% 67
Total Votes 220,137

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