Ohio's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Ohio's 5th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Robert E. Latta Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 5th 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.[1]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Robert E. Latta (R), who was first elected in 2007.

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.[2]

Candidates

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May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


District history

2012

The 5th congressional district of Ohio held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Robert E. Latta won re-election in the district.[4]

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, Bob Latta (R) won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Democrat David Finkenbiner and Libertarian Brian Smith . [5]

U.S. House, Ohio District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert E. Latta Incumbent 61.1% 104,703
     Democratic David Finkenbiner 32% 54,919
     Libertarian Brian Smith 6.9% 11,831
Total Votes 171,453

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