Ohio's 4th congressional district

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Ohio's 4th congressional district
Ohio's 4th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Ohio's 4th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Jim Jordan (RUrbana)
Distribution 58.66% urban, 41.34% rural
Population (2010) 718,059[1]
Median income $45,849
Ethnicity 91.17% White, 5.21% Black, 0.74% Asian, 3.28% Hispanic, 0.17% Native American, 2.71% other
Cook PVI R+9

Ohio's 4th congressional district is represented by Republican Jim Jordan. The congressional district was somewhat redrawn from the previous district to stretch from Lima, to include the northwestern suburbs of Columbus, up to Tiffin and Elyria on the shores of Lake Erie.

From 2002 to 2012 the district included the counties of Allen, Auglaize, Champaign, Hancock, Hardin, Logan, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Shelby, and part of Wyandot. The largest cities in the district include Findlay, Lima, Mansfield, Marion, and Sidney.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Congress(es) Year(s) Notes
District created March 4, 1813
No image.svg James Caldwell Democratic-
Republican
13th
14th
March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
No image.svg Samuel Herrick 15th
16th
March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1821
No image.svg David Chambers 17th October 9, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
Won election after Rep-elect John C. Wright
resigned before beginning of term
Joseph Vance.jpg Joseph Vance Adams-Clay D-R 18th March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Redistricted from the 5th district
Adams 19th
20th
March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian 21st
22nd
March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1833
Redistricted to the 10th district
Thomas Corwin by Wilcox.jpg Thomas Corwin 23rd
24th
March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
Redistricted from the 2nd district
Whig 24th
26th
March 4, 1837 –
May 30, 1840
Resigned after being nominated Governor
Jeremiah Morrow by Witt.jpg Jeremiah Morrow 26th
27th
October 13, 1840 –
March 3, 1843
Joseph Vance by Birge.jpg Joseph Vance 28th
29th
March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
No image.svg Richard S. Canby 30th March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
No image.svg Moses Bledso Corwin 31st March 4, 1849 –
March 4, 1851
Benjamin Stanton-ppmsca.26739.jpg Benjamin Stanton 32nd March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
Matthias H. Nichols-ppmsca.26735.jpg Matthias H. Nichols Democratic 33rd March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Opposition 34th March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Republican 35th March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
No image.svgWilliam Allen Democratic 36th
37th
March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
John Franklin McKinney.jpg John F. McKinney 38th March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
William Lawrence Ohio - Brady-Handy.jpgWilliam Lawrence Republican 39th
41st
March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1871
John Franklin McKinney.jpg John F. McKinney Democratic 42nd March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
Lewis B. Gunckel.jpg Lewis B. Gunckel Republican 43rd March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
John A. McMahon 1896.jpg John A. McMahon Democratic 44th
45th
March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
Redistricted to the 3rd district
J. Warren Keifer - Brady-Handy.jpg J. Warren Keifer Republican 46th March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
Redistricted from the 8th district,
Redistricted to the 8th district
No image.svg Emanuel Shultz 47th March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
Benjamin Le Fevre.png Benjamin Le Fevre Democratic 48th March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Redistricted from the 5th district,
Redistricted to the 5th district
Charles Marley Anderson 1896.jpgCharles Marley Anderson 49th March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
Samuel S Yoder.jpg Samuel S. Yoder 50th
51st
March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
No image.svg Martin K. Gantz 52nd March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
Fernando C. Layton.pngFernando C. Layton 53rd
54th
March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1897
Redistricted from the 5th district
George A. Marshall 1899.jpg George A. Marshall 55th March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
Robert B. Gordon 1903.jpg Robert B. Gordon 56th
57th
March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1903
Harvey C. Garber.png Harvey C. Garber 58th
59th
March 4, 1903 –
March 4, 1907
William E. Tou Velle.png William E. Tou Velle 60th
61st
March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1911
J. Henry Goeke.png J. Henry Goeke 62nd
63rd
March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1915
J. Edward Russell 1906.jpg J. Edward Russell Republican 64th March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
Benjamin F. Welty-hec.18520.jpg Benjamin F. Welty Democratic 65th
66th
March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1921
John L. Cable-hec.19980.jpg John L. Cable Republican 67th
68th
March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1925
No image.svg William T. Fitzgerald 69th
70th
March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1929
John L. Cable-hec.19980.jpg John L. Cable 71st
72nd
March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1933
Frank Le Blond Kloeb.jpgFrank Le Blond Kloeb Democratic 73rd
75th
March 4, 1933 –
August 19, 1937
Resigned after being appointed judge of
US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
No image.svg Walter H. Albaugh Republican 75th November 8, 1938 –
January 3, 1939
No image.svgRobert Franklin Jones 76th
80th
January 3, 1939 –
September 2, 1947
Resigned after being appointed a member
of the Federal Communications Commission
William Moore McCulloch 92nd Congress 1971.jpg William Moore McCulloch 80th
92nd
November 4, 1947 –
January 3, 1973
Tennyson Guyer 94th Congress 1975.jpg Tennyson Guyer 93rd
97th
January 3, 1973 –
April 12, 1981
Died
Michael Oxley 109th Congress.jpg Mike Oxley 97th
109th
June 25, 1981 –
January 3, 2007
Jimjordanofficialphoto.jpg Jim Jordan 110th
present
January 3, 2007 –
Present

Recent election results[edit]

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
1910[2] J. Henry Goeke : 20, 865 C. E. Johnston : 13,482 Arthur A. Hensch : 1,403
1912[2] J. Henry Goeke : 21,512 John L. Cable : 10,267 William E. Rudy : 4,993
Scott Williams : 2,132
W. Rollo Boehringer : 1,091
1914[2] N. W. Cunningham : 24,114 J. Edward Russell : 25,069 Samuel L. Newman : 1,737
C. C. Hobart : 1,400
1916[2] Benjamin F. Welty : 29,486 J. Edward Russell : 25,378  
1918[2] Benjamin F. Welty : 22,580 J. Edward Russell : 22,136  
1920 Benjamin F. Welty: 45,489 John L. Cable: 50,576  
1922 J. Henry Goeke: 35,916 John L. Cable: 43,251  
1924 Hugh T. Mathers: 42,652 William T. Fitzgerald: 43,984  
1926 Benjamin F. Welty: 31,293 William T. Fitzgerald: 32,236  
1928 William Klinger: 41,677 John L. Cable: 56,291  
1930 Gainor Jennings: 37,673 John L. Cable: 43,104  
1932 Frank L. Kloeb: 59,003 John L. Cable: 49,100  
1934 Frank L. Kloeb: 48,613 Guy D. Hawley: 41,504  
1936 Frank L. Kloeb: 61,927 Robert W. Yurner: 53,352  
1938 William B. Swonger: 33,284 Robert Franklin Jones: 56,399 John C. Fisher: 4,616
1940 Clarence C. Miller: 47,765 Robert Franklin Jones: 65,534  
1942 Clarence C. Miller: 22,567 Robert Franklin Jones: 39,275  
1944 Earl Ludwig: 42,983 Robert Franklin Jones: 67,829  
1946 Merl J. Bragg: 32,160 Robert Franklin Jones: 64,718  
1948 Earl Ludwig: 45,534 William M. McCulloch*: 57,321  
1950 Carleton Carl Reiser: 32,686 William M. McCulloch: 65,640  
1952 Carleton Carl Reiser: 43,426 William M. McCulloch: 93,442  
1954 Forrest L. Blankenship: 32,474 William M. McCulloch: 67,762  
1956 Ortha O. Barr Jr.: 42,416 William M. McCulloch: 93,607  
1958 Marjorie Conrad Struns: 93,401 William M. McCulloch: 73,448  
1960 Joseph J. Murphy: 52,797 William M. McCulloch: 99,683  
1962 Marjorie Conrad Struns: 32,866 William M. McCulloch: 77,790  
1964 Robert H. Mihlbaugh: 64,667 William M. McCulloch: 81,204  
1966 Robert H. Mihlbaugh: 37,855 William M. McCulloch: 66,142  
1968   William M. McCulloch: 129,435  
1970 Donald B. Laws: 45,619 William M. McCulloch: 82,521  
1972 Dimitri Nicholas: 65,216 Tennyson Guyer: 109,612  
1974 James L. Gehrlich: 51,065 Tennyson Guyer: 81,674  
1976 Clinton G. Dorsey: 51,784 Tennyson Guyer: 121,173  
1978 John W. Griffin: 39,360 Tennyson Guyer: 85,575  
1980 Gerry Tebben: 51,150 Tennyson Guyer: 133,795  
1982 Bob Moon: 57,564 Mike Oxley: 105,087  
1984 William O. Sutton: 47,018 Mike Oxley: 162,199  
1986 Clem T. Cratty: 26,320 Mike Oxley: 115,751 Raven L. Workman: 11,997
1988   Mike Oxley: 160,900  
1990 Thomas E. Burkhart: 64,467 Mike Oxley: 103,897  
1992 Raymond M. Ball: 92,608 Mike Oxley: 147,346  
1994   Mike Oxley: 139,841  
1996 Paul Anthony McClain: 69,096 Mike Oxley: 147,608 Michael McCaffery (N): 11,057
1998 Paul Anthony McClain: 63,529 Mike Oxley: 112,011  
2000 Daniel L. Dickman: 67,330 Mike Oxley: 156,510 Ralph Mullinger (L): 8,278
2002 Jim Clark: 57,726 Mike Oxley: 120,001  
2004 Ben Konop: 115,422 Mike Oxley: 163,459  
2006 Richard E. Siferd: 83,929 James D. Jordan: 126,542  
2008 Mike Carroll: 93,495 James D. Jordan: 177,017  
2012[3] Jim Slone: 114,214 James D. Jordan: 182,643 Chris Kalla (L) : 16,141

2010[edit]

Ohio's 1st Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Jordan* 146,029 71.49%
Democratic Doug Litt 50,533 24.74%
Libertarian Donald Kissick 7,708 3.77%
Totals 204,270 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 40°30′N 83°58′W / 40.500°N 83.967°W / 40.500; -83.967