Ohio's 16th congressional district

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Ohio's 16th congressional district
Ohio's 16th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Ohio's 16th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Jim Renacci (RWadsworth)
Population (2010) 722,292[1]
Median income $58,526
Ethnicity 93.74% White, 2.39% Black, 1.79% Asian, 1.95% Hispanic, 0.18% Native American, 1.90% other
Cook PVI R+5

The 16th congressional district of Ohio is represented by Representative Jim Renacci (R). The district stretches from Lake Erie to Wooster. It also includes some rural communities east of Akron.

From 2003 to 2013 the district was based in Stark County and the Canton area and also included Wayne County and most of Medina and Ashland counties.

On Nov. 2, 2010, John Boccieri lost his bid for a second term to Republican Jim Renacci, who was seated in January 2011.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Congress(es) Year(s) Notes
District created March 4, 1833
Elisha Whittlesey.png Elisha Whittlesey Anti-Masonic 23rd March 4, 1833 –
March 4, 1835
Redistricted from the 13th district
Resigned
Whig 24th25th March 4, 1835 –
July 9, 1838
Giddings brady 1955-65rr.jpg Joshua Reed Giddings 25th27th December 3, 1838 –
March 22, 1842
Resigned
Vacant 27th March 22, 1842 –
December 5, 1842
Joshua Reed Giddings - Brady-Handy.jpg Joshua Reed Giddings Whig 27th December 5, 1842 –
March 4, 1843
Re-elected after resignation,
Redistricted to the 20th district
No image.svg James Mathews Democratic 28th March 4, 1843 –
March 4, 1845
Redistricted from the 13th district
No image.svg John D. Cummins 29th30th March 4, 1845 –
March 4, 1849
Moses Hoagland from findagrave.jpg Moses Hoagland 31st March 4, 1849 –
March 4, 1851
No image.svg John Johnson Independent Democrat 32nd March 4, 1851 –
March 4, 1853
No image.svg Edward Ball Whig 33rd March 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1855
Opposition 34th March 4, 1855 –
March 4, 1857
Cydnor B. Tompkins-ppmsca.26747.jpg Cydnor B. Tompkins Republican 35th36th March 4, 1857 –
March 4, 1861
William P. Cutler.png William P. Cutler 37th March 4, 1861 –
March 4, 1863
Hon. Joseph W. White, Ohio - NARA - 525458.jpg Joseph W. White Democratic 38th March 4, 1863 –
March 4, 1865
John Bingham - Brady-Handy.jpg John Bingham Republican 39th42nd March 4, 1865 –
March 4, 1873
Lorenzo Danford.jpg Lorenzo Danford 43rd45th March 4, 1873 –
March 4, 1879
William McKinley 1896 Baker Art Gallery.jpg William McKinley 46th March 4, 1879 –
March 4, 1881
Redistricted from the 17th district,
Redistricted to the 17th district
Jonathan T. Updegraff Brady Handy.04457.jpg Jonathan T. Updegraff 47th March 4, 1881 –
November 30, 1882
Redistricted from the 18th district, Died
Joseph Danner Taylor.jpg Joseph D. Taylor 47th January 2, 1883 –
March 4, 1883
Redistricted to the 17th district
Beriah Wilkins.jpg Beriah Wilkins Democratic 48th March 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1885
Redistricted to the 15th district
George W. Geddes.png George W. Geddes 49th March 4, 1885 –
March 4, 1887
Redistricted from the 14th district
Beriah Wilkins.jpg Beriah Wilkins 50th March 4, 1887 –
March 4, 1889
Redistricted from the 15th district
No image.svg James W. Owens 51st March 4, 1889 –
March 4, 1891
Redistricted to the 14th district
John G. Warwick 1892.jpg John G. Warwick 52nd March 4, 1891 –
August 14, 1892
Died
Lewis P. Ohliger.jpg Lewis P. Ohliger 52nd December 5, 1892 –
March 4, 1893
Albert Jackson Pearson.jpg Albert J. Pearson 53rd March 4, 1893 –
March 4, 1895
Redistricted from the 17th district
Lorenzo Danford 1899.jpg Lorenzo Danford Republican 54th56th March 4, 1895 –
June 19, 1899
Died
Joseph J. Gill.png Joseph J. Gill 56th58th December 4, 1899 –
October 31, 1903
Resigned
Capell L. Weems 1903.jpg Capell L. Weems 58th60th November 3, 1903 –
March 4, 1909
David Hollingsworth hatless.jpg David Hollingsworth 61st March 4, 1909 –
March 4, 1911
William B. Francis crop.jpg William B. Francis Democratic 62nd63rd March 4, 1911 –
March 4, 1915
Roscoe Conkling McCulloch.jpg Roscoe C. McCulloch Republican 64th66th March 4, 1915 –
March 4, 1921
Joseph H. Himes-hec.20005.jpg Joseph H. Himes 67th March 4, 1921 –
March 4, 1923
John McSweeney (politician)-hec.12922.jpg John McSweeney Democratic 68th70th March 4, 1923 –
March 4, 1929
Charles B. McClintock (1921).png Charles B. McClintock Republican 71st72nd March 4, 1929 –
March 4, 1933
No image.svg William R. Thom Democratic 73rd75th March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
James Seccombe crop.jpg James Seccombe Republican 76th January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
No image.svg William R. Thom Democratic 77th January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
No image.svg Henderson H. Carson Republican 78th January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
No image.svg William R. Thom Democratic 79th January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
No image.svg Henderson H. Carson Republican 80th January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1949
John McSweeney (politician) 1925 or 1926.jpg John McSweeney Democratic 81st January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
Frank T. Bow 84th Congress 1955.jpg Frank T. Bow Republican 82nd92nd January 3, 1951 –
November 13, 1972
Died
Ralph Regula 99th Congress 1985.jpg Ralph Regula 93rd110th January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 2009
John Boccieri.jpg John Boccieri Democratic 111th January 3, 2009 -
January 3, 2011
JimRenacci.jpg Jim Renacci Republican 112th113th January 3, 2011 -
Present
Incumbent

Election results[edit]

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Renacci 112,902 52.1%
Democratic John Boccieri (incumbent) 89,008 41.1%
Libertarian Jeffery Blevins 14,342 6.6%
Independent Robert Ross 128 0%
Totals 216,380 %
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic


The following chart shows historic election results. Bold type indicates victor. Italic type indicates incumbent.

Year Democratic Republican Other
2012[3] Betty S. Sutton: 170,604 James B. Renacci: 185,167  
2010 John Boccieri: 89,008 James B. Renacci: 112,902 Jeffery Blevins (L):14,342
Robert Ross(I): 128
2008 John Boccieri: 123,849 Kirk Schuring: 105,399[4]  
2006 Thomas Shaw: 88,089 Ralph S. Regula: 124,886  
2004 Jeff Seemann: 99,210 Ralph S. Regula: 197,990  
2002 Jim Rice: 58,644 Ralph S. Regula: 129,734  
2000 William Smith: 62,709 Ralph S. Regula: 162,294 Richard L. Shetler (L): 6,166
Brad Graef (N): 3,231
1998 Peter D. Ferguson: 66,047 Ralph S. Regula: 117,426  
1996 Thomas E. Burkhart: 64,902 Ralph S. Regula: 159,314 Brad Graef (N): 7,611
1994 J. Michael Finn: 45,781 Ralph S. Regula: 137,322  
1992 Warner D. Mendenhall: 90,224 Ralph S. Regula: 158,489  
1990 Warner D. Mendenhall: 70,516 Ralph S. Regula: 101,097  
1988 Melvin J. Gravely: 43,356 Ralph S. Regula: 158,824  
1986 William J. Kennick: 36,639 Ralph S. Regula: 118,206  
1984 James Gwin: 58,048 Ralph S. Regula: 152,399  
1982 Jeffrey R. Orenstein: 57,386 Ralph S. Regula: 110,485  
1980 Larry V. Slagle: 39,219 Ralph S. Regula: 149,960  
1978 Owen S. Hand Jr.: 29,640 Ralph S. Regula: 105,152  
1976 John G. Freedom: 55,671 Ralph S. Regula: 116,374 Harold B. Festerly (A): 1,969
Mark F. Vanvoorhis (W): 77
1974 John G. Freedom: 48,754 Ralph S. Regula: 92,986  
1972 Virgil L. Musser: 75,929 Ralph S. Regula: 102,013  
1970 Virgil L. Musser: 63,187 Frank T. Bow: 81,208  
1968 Virgil L. Musser: 68,916 Frank T. Bow: 101,495  
1966 Robert D. Freeman: 55,775 Frank T. Bow: 87,597  
1964 Robert D. Freeman: 93,255 Frank T. Bow: 101,808  
1962 Ed Witmer: 64,213 Frank T. Bow: 96,512  
1960 John G. Freedom: 78,257 Frank T. Bow: 130,542  
1958 John G. Freedom: 74,660 Frank T. Bow: 100,678  
1956 John McSweeney: 82,206 Frank T. Bow: 101,324  
1954 Thomas H. Nichols: 56,787 Frank T. Bow: 79,371  
1952 John McSweeney: 82,522 Frank T. Bow: 98,447  
1950 John McSweeney: 75,255 Frank T. Bow: 77,306  
1948 John McSweeney: 79,859 Henderson H. Carson: 71,871  
1946 William R. Thom: 51,934 Henderson H. Carson: 65,639  
1944 William R. Thom: 85,755 Henderson H. Carson: 75,921 Harry T. Whiteleather: 1,149
1942 William R. Thom: 45,531 Henderson H. Carson: 50,657  
1940 William R. Thom: 92,469 James Seccombe: 71,629  
1938 William R. Thom: 60,382 James Seccombe: 62,176  
1936 William R. Thom: 89,911 H. Ross Ake: 54,979 A. M. Hickey: 4,552
Jacob S. Coxey Sr. (U): 2,384
1934 William R. Thom: 59,354 Charles B. McClintock: 45,390  
1932 William R. Thom: 67,670 Charles B. McClintock: 63,609  
1930 William R. Thom: 47,237 Charles B. McClintock: 51,113  
1928 John McSweeney: 55,778 Charles B. McClintock: 73,966 Jacob S. Coxey Sr.: 1,428
Carl Guillod (W): 92
1926 John McSweeney: 40,283 Charles B. McClintock: 27,116  
1924 John McSweeney: 51,491 Thomas C. Hunsicker: 45,559 Jacob S. Coxey Sr.: 2,901
1922 John McSweeney: 43,590 Joseph H. Himes: 39,881  
1920 John McSweeney: 42,799 Joseph H. Himes: 56,584  

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 40°58′56″N 81°44′26″W / 40.98222°N 81.74056°W / 40.98222; -81.74056