Ohio's 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Ohio's 9th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Marcy Kaptur Democratic Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 9th Congressional District of Ohio will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
February 5, 2014
May 6, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Ohio has a mostly closed primary system, in which voters must vote in the same party's primary as in the previous election, or register with the other party to switch.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Ohio elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Marcy Kaptur (D), who was first elected in 1982.

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]


General election candidates

May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


Government shutdown
See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Voted "No" On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.[3] At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference.[4] Marcy Kaptur voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[5]

Voted "Yes" The shutdown finally ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funds the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[6] The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. Marcy Kaptur voted for HR 2775.[7]

Campaign contributions

Marcy Kaptur

Marcy Kaptur (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$128,695.51$31,267.06$(27,748.17)$132,214.40
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$132,214.40$78,276.00$(60,614.53)$149,875.87
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$149,875.87$125,494.40$(67,002.70)$208,367.57
Year-End Quarterly[11]December 31, 2013$208,367.00$76,205.00$(32,476.00)$252,095.00
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$252,095.86$160,018.00$(63,270.51)$348,843.35
Running totals

District history

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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.[13]

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"


On November 2, 2010, Marcy Kaptur won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Rich Iott (R) in the general election.[14]

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

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