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The district previously included an area that bordered the state of [[Michigan]] and sat on the coast of Lake Erie opposite Ontario, Canada.   
 
The district previously included an area that bordered the state of [[Michigan]] and sat on the coast of Lake Erie opposite Ontario, Canada.   
  
On March 30, 2012, the ''National Journal'' released a list of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. The 9th District was included in the list. <ref name="national">[http://www.nationaljournal.com/hotline/redistricting/modern-gerrymanders-10-most-contorted-congressional-districts-maps-20120330 ''National Journal'' "Modern Gerrymanders: 10 Most Contorted Congressional Districts—MAPS" Accessed March 31, 2012]</ref>
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On March 30, 2012, the ''National Journal'' released a list of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. The 9th District was included in the list.<ref name="national">[http://www.nationaljournal.com/hotline/redistricting/modern-gerrymanders-10-most-contorted-congressional-districts-maps-20120330 ''National Journal'' "Modern Gerrymanders: 10 Most Contorted Congressional Districts—MAPS" Accessed March 31, 2012]</ref>
  
 
The current representative of the 9th Congressional District is [[Marcy Kaptur]] (D).  
 
The current representative of the 9th Congressional District is [[Marcy Kaptur]] (D).  
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[[File:OH Congressional District 9 2000-2010.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 9th Congressional District prior to the [[Redistricting in Ohio|2010 redistricting]].]]
 
[[File:OH Congressional District 9 2000-2010.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 9th Congressional District prior to the [[Redistricting in Ohio|2010 redistricting]].]]
 
::''See also: [[Redistricting in Ohio]]''
 
::''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. Because of redistricting, Kaptur faced a primary challenge from Rep. [[Dennis J. Kucinich]], who formerly represented Ohio's 10th district.<ref>[http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/dec/18/ohio-redistricting-sets-up-battles-of-incumbents/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS ''Washington Times'' ''Ohio redistricting sets up battles of incumbents'' December 21, 2011]</ref> On March 30, 2012, the ''National Journal'' released a list of the top ten most contorted congressional districts. <ref name="national">[http://www.nationaljournal.com/hotline/redistricting/modern-gerrymanders-10-most-contorted-congressional-districts-maps-20120330 ''National Journal'' "Modern Gerrymanders: 10 Most Contorted Congressional Districts—MAPS" Accessed March 31, 2012]</ref> The 9th District was on the list.<ref name="national"/>
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The [[Ohio State Legislature]] approved a new map of the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. Because of redistricting, Kaptur faced a primary challenge from Rep. [[Dennis J. Kucinich]], who formerly represented Ohio's 10th district.<ref>[http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/dec/18/ohio-redistricting-sets-up-battles-of-incumbents/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS ''Washington Times'' ''Ohio redistricting sets up battles of incumbents'' December 21, 2011]</ref> On March 30, 2012, the ''National Journal'' released a list of the top ten most contorted congressional districts.<ref name="national">[http://www.nationaljournal.com/hotline/redistricting/modern-gerrymanders-10-most-contorted-congressional-districts-maps-20120330 ''National Journal'' "Modern Gerrymanders: 10 Most Contorted Congressional Districts—MAPS" Accessed March 31, 2012]</ref> The 9th District was on the list.<ref name="national"/>
  
 
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Ohio's 9th Congressional District
Ohio's 9th.JPG
Current incumbentMarcy Kaptur Democratic Party
Population718,027
Gender50.7% Female, 49.3% Male
Race76.2% White, 15.3% Black, 1.5% Asian
Ethnicity9.8% Hispanic
Unemployment12.8%
Median household income$37,749
High school graduation rate85.5%
College graduation rate20.2%
Ohio's 9th Congressional District is located in the northernmost portion of the state and includes portions of Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Erie, Lorain and Cuyahoga counties.[1]

The district previously included an area that bordered the state of Michigan and sat on the coast of Lake Erie opposite Ontario, Canada.

On March 30, 2012, the National Journal released a list of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. The 9th District was included in the list.[2]

The current representative of the 9th Congressional District is Marcy Kaptur (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio's 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 9th Congressional District of Ohio will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Ohio's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012

An election for Ohio's 9th Congressional District was held on November 6, 2012. The primary took place on March 6, 2012. Incumbent Marcy Kaptur won re-election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, Ohio District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcy Kaptur Incumbent 73% 217,771
     Republican Samuel Wurzelbacher 23% 68,668
     Libertarian Sean Stipe 3.9% 11,725
Total Votes 298,164
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Marcy Kaptur won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Rich Iott (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Ohio District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcy Kaptur incumbent 59.4% 121,819
     Republican Rich Iott 40.6% 83,423
Total Votes 205,242

2008
On November 4, 2008, Marcy Kaptur won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Bradley Leavitt (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Ohio District 9 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcy Kaptur incumbent 74.4% 222,054
     Republican Bradley S. Leavitt 25.6% 76,512
Total Votes 298,566

2006
On November 7, 2006, Marcy Kaptur won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Bradley Leavitt (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Ohio District 9 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcy Kaptur incumbent 73.6% 153,880
     Republican Bradley S. Leavitt 26.4% 55,119
Total Votes 208,999

2004
On November 2, 2004, Marcy Kaptur won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Larry Kaczala (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Ohio District 9 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcy Kaptur 68.1% 205,149
     Republican Larry A. Kaczala 31.9% 95,983
Total Votes 301,132

2002
On November 5, 2002, Marcy Kaptur won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Ed Emery (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Ohio District 9 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcy Kaptur incumbent 74% 132,236
     Republican Ed Emery 26% 46,481
Total Votes 178,717

2000
On November 7, 2000, Marcy Kaptur won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Ed Emery (R), Galen Fries (L) and Dennis Slotnick (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Ohio District 9 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcy Kaptur incumbent 74.8% 168,547
     Republican Ed Emery 21.9% 49,446
     Libertarian Galen Fries 1.9% 4,239
     Natural Law Dennis Slotnick 1.4% 3,096
Total Votes 225,328

1998
On November 3, 1998, Marcy Kaptur won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Edward Emery (R) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Ohio District 9 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcy Kaptur incumbent 81.2% 130,793
     Republican Edward S. Emery 18.8% 30,312
Total Votes 161,105

1996
On November 5, 1996, Marcy Kaptur won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Randy Whitman (R) and Elizabeth Slotnick (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Ohio District 9 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcy Kaptur incumbent 77.1% 170,617
     Republican Randy Whitman 20.8% 46,040
     Natural Law Elizabeth A. Slotnick 2.1% 4,677
Total Votes 221,334

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 9th 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. Because of redistricting, Kaptur faced a primary challenge from Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, who formerly represented Ohio's 10th district.[12] On March 30, 2012, the National Journal released a list of the top ten most contorted congressional districts.[2] The 9th District was on the list.[2]

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See also

References