Ohio's 8th Congressional District

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Ohio's 8th Congressional District
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Current incumbentJohn Boehner Republican Party
Population726,266
Gender50.9% Female, 49.1% Male
Race89.5% White, 5.9% Black, 1.7% Asian
Ethnicity3.1% Hispanic
Unemployment10.2%
Median household income$48,452
High school graduation rate88.3%
College graduation rate21.0%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Ohio's 8th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Darke, Miami, Clark, Preble and Butler counties.[1]

The district previously included parts of the cities of Dayton and Riverside. The 8th Congressional District was also the home of Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

The current representative of the 7th Congressional District is John Boehner (R), the current Speaker of the House.

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 8th Congressional District of Ohio will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Ohio's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 8th Congressional District of Ohio held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent John Boehner won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Ohio District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn A. Boehner Incumbent 99.2% 246,378
     Write-In James Condit Jr. 0.8% 1,938
Total Votes 248,316
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, John Boehner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Justin Coussoule (D), David Harlow (L) and James Condit (Constitution) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Ohio District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn A. Boehner 65.6% 142,731
     Democratic Justin A. Coussoule 30.3% 65,883
     Libertarian David A. Harlow 2.4% 5,121
     Constitution James J. Condit, Jr 1.7% 3,701
Total Votes 217,436

2008
On November 4, 2008, John Boehner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nicholas Von Stein (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Ohio District 8 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Boehner incumbent 67.9% 202,063
     Democratic Nicholas Von Stein 32.1% 95,510
Total Votes 297,573

2006
On November 7, 2006, John Boehner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mort Meier (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Ohio District 8 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Boehner incumbent 63.8% 136,863
     Democratic Mort Meier 36.2% 77,640
Total Votes 214,503

2004
On November 2, 2004, John Boehner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jeff Hardenbrook (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Ohio District 8 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Boehner incumbent 69% 201,675
     Democratic Jeff Hardenbrook 31% 90,574
Total Votes 292,249

2002
On November 5, 2002, John Boehner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jeff Hardenbrook (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Ohio District 8 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Boehner incumbent 70.8% 119,947
     Democratic Jeff Hardenbrook 29.2% 49,444
Total Votes 169,391

2000
On November 7, 2000, John Boehner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Parks (D) and David Shock (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Ohio District 8 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Boehner incumbent 71% 179,756
     Democratic John Parks 26.2% 66,293
     Libertarian David Shock 2.9% 7,254
Total Votes 253,303

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 8th 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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