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Ohio's 5th Congressional District

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Ohio's 5th congressional district
Current incumbentBob Latta Republican Party
Population714,435
Gender51.7% Female, 48.3% Male
Race92.6% White, 2.8% Black
Ethnicity4.3% Hispanic
Unemployment9.9%
Median household income$48,211
High school graduation rate91.0%
College graduation rate22.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Ohio's 5th Congressional District is located in the northwestern corner of the state and includes Williams, Fulton, Lucas, Wood, Hancock, Henry, Defiance, Paulding, Van Wert, Mercer, Hardin and Wyandot counties.[1]

The district previously extended into central Ohio. It bordered the states of Indiana and Michigan.

The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Bob Latta (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio's 5th congressional district elections, 2014

The 5th congressional district of Ohio will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Ohio's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

The 5th congressional district of Ohio held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Bob Latta won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Ohio District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Angela Zimmann 39.2% 137,806
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert E. Latta Incumbent 57.3% 201,514
     Libertarian Eric Eberly 3.6% 12,558
Total Votes 351,878
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Robert Latta won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Caleb Finkenbiner (D) and Brian Smith (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Ohio District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert E. Latta 67.8% 140,703
     Democratic Caleb Finkenbiner 26.5% 54,919
     Libertarian Brian L. Smith 5.7% 11,831
Total Votes 207,453

2008
On November 4, 2008, Robert Latta won re-election to the United States House. He defeated George Mays in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Ohio District 5, General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Latta incumbent 64.1% 188,905
     Democratic George Mays 35.9% 105,840
Total Votes 294,745

2006
On November 7, 2006, Paul E. Gillmor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robin Weirauch (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Ohio District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul E. Gillmor incumbent 56.8% 129,813
     Democratic Robin Weirauch 43.2% 98,544
Total Votes 228,357

2004
On November 2, 2004, Paul E. Gillmor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robin Weirauch (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Ohio District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul E. Gillmor incumbent 67% 196,649
     Democratic Robin Weirauch 33% 96,656
Total Votes 293,305

2002
On November 5, 2002, Paul E. Gillmor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roger Anderson (D) and John Green (I) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Ohio District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul E. Gillmor incumbent 67.1% 126,286
     Democratic Roger Anderson 27.6% 51,872
     Independent John Green 5.4% 10,096
Total Votes 188,254

2000
On November 7, 2000, Paul E. Gillmor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dannie Edmon (D), John F. Green (L) and David J. Schaffer (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Ohio District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul E. Gillmor incumbent 69.8% 169,857
     Democratic Dannie Edmon 25.5% 62,138
     Libertarian John F. Green 2.2% 5,464
     Natural Law David J. Schaffer 2.4% 5,881
Total Votes 243,340

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Ohio

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

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