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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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[3]


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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.

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.[4]

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.[5]

Candidates

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May 6, 2014, primary results

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Democratic Party Democratic Primary

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District history

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.[9]

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, Kaptur won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. She defeated Rich Iott in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 9 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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