Ohio's 5th congressional district

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Ohio's 5th congressional district
Ohio's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Ohio's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Bob Latta (RBowling Green)
Distribution 48.81% urban, 51.19% rural
Population (2010) 726,090[1]
Median income $49,793
Ethnicity 92.41% White, 3.03% Black, 1.32% Asian, 4.32% Hispanic, 0.16% Native American, 3.08% other
Cook PVI R+8

Ohio's 5th congressional district is in northwestern and north central Ohio and borders Michigan and Indiana. The district is currently represented by Republican Bob Latta. The district borders have changed somewhat from the previous redistrict as some of the easternmost counties were redistricted to other districts.

From 2003 to 2013 all of Crawford, Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Huron, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood Counties were included in this district. Portions of Ashland, Lucas, Mercer, and Wyandot Counties were also a part of the 5th District.

List of Largest Municipalities[edit]

All or part of twenty-one cities (whose population is greater than 5,000) are in the district.

The largest municipalities[2] represented in this district include:

(*) Denotes that areas of the city are located in another Congressional District.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Congress Electoral history
District created March 4, 1813
James Kilbourne (Ohio).png James Kilbourne Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
13
14
First elected in 1812

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Philemon Beecher March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1821
15
16
First elected in 1816

Lost re-election
Joseph Vance.jpg Joseph Vance March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
17 Elected in 1820

Redistricted to the 4th district
JohnWilsonCampbell.jpg John Wilson Campbell Jacksonian
Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18 Redistricted from the 2nd district

Did not seek re-election.
Adams March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
19
William Russell (Ohio politician).jpg William Russell Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1833
20
21
22
First elected in 1826

Lost re-election
ThomasLHamer.jpg Thomas L. Hamer March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23
24
First elected in 1832

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
25
No image.svg William Doan March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1843
26
27
First elected in 1838

Did not seek re-election
Emery D. Potter.jpg Emery D. Potter March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28 Elected in 1842

Did not seek re-election
No image.svg William Sawyer March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1849
29
30
First elected in 1844

Lost re-election
Emery D. Potter.jpg Emery D. Potter March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
31 Elected in 1848

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Alfred Peck Edgerton.png Alfred Edgerton March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1855
32
33
First elected in 1850

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Richard Mott.jpg Richard Mott Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34 First elected in 1854

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
35
James Mitchell Ashley - Brady-Handy.jpg James Mitchell Ashley March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
36
37
First elected in 1858

Redistricted to the 10th district
Francis Celeste Le Blond 003.png Francis Celeste Le Blond Democratic March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1867
38
39
First elected in 1862

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
WMungen.jpg William Mungen March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1871
40
41
First elected in 1866

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
CNLamison.jpg Charles Nelson Lamison March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1875
42
43
First elected in 1870

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
GenAVRice.jpg Americus Vespucius Rice March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
44
45
First elected in 1874

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Benjamin Le Fevre.png Benjamin Le Fevre March 4, 1879 –
March 4, 1883
46
47
Redistricted to the 4th district
George E. Seney (1902).png George E. Seney March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48 Redistricted to the 7th district
Benjamin Le Fevre.png Benjamin Le Fevre March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
49 Redistricted from the 4th district
George E Seney.jpg George E. Seney March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
50
51
Redistricted from the 7th district
Fernando C. Layton.png Fernando C. Layton March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
52 Redistricted to the 4th district
Dennis D. Donovan.jpg Dennis D. Donovan March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
53 Redistricted from the 6th district
No image.svg Francis B. De Witt Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
54 Elected in 1894

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
David Meekison 1899.jpg David Meekison Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1901
55
56
First elected in 1896

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
John S. Snook.png John S. Snook March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1905
57
58
First elected in 1900

Retired
William W. Campbell.png William W. Campbell Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1907
59 Elected in 1904

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Timothy T. Ansberry.png Timothy T. Ansberry Democratic March 4, 1907 –
January 9, 1915
60
61
62
63
First elected in 1906

Resigned when appointed to the Ohio Court of Appeals
Vacant January 9, 1915 –
March 4, 1915
63
No image.svg Nelson E. Matthews Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
64 Elected in 1914

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John S. Snook.png John S. Snook Democratic March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1919
65 Elected in 1916

Retired
Charles J. Thompson-hec.19423.jpg Charles J. Thompson Republican March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1931
66
67
68
69
70
71
First elected in 1918

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Frank C. Kniffin Democratic March 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1939
72
73
74
75
First elected in 1900

Lost re-election
Cliff Clevenger 84th Congress 1955.jpg Cliff Clevenger Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1959
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
First elected in 1938

Retired
Del Latta 97th Congress 1981.jpg Del Latta January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1989
86
87
88
89
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
First elected in 1958

Retired
Paul Gillmor, official Congressional photo.jpg Paul Gillmor January 3, 1989 –
September 5, 2007
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
First elected in 1988

Died
Vacant September 5, 2007 –
December 11, 2007
110
Bob Latta, official 110th Congress photo portrait.jpg Bob Latta Republican December 11, 2007 –
Present
110
111
112
113
First elected in a 2007 special election

Election results[edit]

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
1812 District created following the 1810 Census.
1920 Newt Bronson: 25,395 Charles J. Thompson: 40,381  
1922 Frank C. Kniffin: 28,067 Charles J. Thompson: 31,700  
1924 Frank C. Kniffin: 29,245 Charles J. Thompson: 31,045  
1926 Frank C. Kniffin: 23,022 Charles J. Thompson: 23,638  
1928 Frank C. Kniffin: 31,385 Charles J. Thompson: 36,096  
1930 Frank C. Kniffin: 29,117 Charles J. Thompson: 27,497  
1932 Frank C. Kniffin: 44,433 William L. Manahan: 29,605  
1934 Frank C. Kniffin: 34,249 Davis B. Johnson: 27,423  
1936 Frank C. Kniffin: 41,693 Stephan S. Beard: 33,212 Fred L. Hay: 3,663
1938 Frank C. Kniffin: 28,109 Cliff Clevenger: 37,027  
1940 C. H. Armbruster: 31,063 Cliff Clevenger: 48,040  
1942 Ferdinand E. Warren: 17,514 Cliff Clevenger: 30,667  
1944 T. Walter Williams: 22,740 Cliff Clevenger: 48,490  
1946 Willard Thomas: 20,163 Cliff Clevenger: 30,623  
1948 Dan Batt: 32,076 Cliff Clevenger: 34,950  
1950 Dan Batt: 26,689 Cliff Clevenger: 36,096  
1952 Dan Batt: 42,104 Cliff Clevenger: 72,168  
1954 Martin W. Feigert: 33,483 Cliff Clevenger: 49,265  
1956 George E. Rafferty: 42,181 Cliff Clevenger: 69,774  
1958 George E. Rafferty: 44,971 Delbert L. Latta: 52,612  
1960 Tom T. McRitchie: 41,375 Delbert L. Latta: 85,175  
1962 William T. Hunt: 29,114 Delbert L. Latta: 69,272  
1964 Milford Landis: 41,621 Delbert L. Latta: 80,394  
1966 John H. Shock: 26,503 Delbert L. Latta: 80,906  
1968 Louis Richard Batzler: 45,884 Delbert L. Latta: 113,381  
1970 Carl G. Sherer: 37,545 Delbert L. Latta: 92,577  
1972 Bruce Edwards: 49,465 Delbert L. Latta: 132,032  
1974 Bruce Edwards: 53,391 Delbert L. Latta: 89,161  
1976 Bruce Edwards: 60,304 Delbert L. Latta: 124,910  
1978 James R. Sherck: 51,071 Delbert L. Latta: 85,547  
1980 James R. Sherck: 57,704 Delbert L. Latta: 137,003  
1982 James R. Sherck: 70,120 Delbert L. Latta: 86,450  
1984 James R. Sherck: 78,809 Delbert L. Latta: 132,582  
1986 Tom Murray: 54,864 Delbert L. Latta: 102,016  
1988 Tom Murray: 80,472 Paul E. Gillmor: 128,838  
1990 P. Scott Mange: 41,693 Paul E. Gillmor: 113,615 John E. Jackson: 10,612
1992   Paul E. Gillmor: 187,860  
1994 Jarrod Tudor: 49,335 Paul E. Gillmor: 135,879  
1996 Annie Saunders: 81,170 Paul E. Gillmor: 145,892 David J. Schaffer (N): 11,461
1998 Susan Davenport Darrow: 61,926 Paul E. Gillmor: 123,979  
2000 Dannie Edmon: 62,138 Paul E. Gillmor: 169,857 John F. Green (L): 5,464
David J. Schaffer (N): 5,881
2002 Roger Anderson: 51,872 Paul E. Gillmor: 126,286 John F. Green: 10,096
2004 Robin Weirauch: 95,481 Paul E. Gillmor: 194,559  
2006 Robin Weirauch: 95,955 Paul E. Gillmor : 126,898  
2007* Robin Weirauch: 32,246 Robert E. Latta: 41,740  
2008 George Mays: 105,840 Robert E. Latta: 188,905  [3]
2012[4] Angela Zimmann: 137,806 Robert E. Latta: 201,514 Eric Eberly (L) : 12,558
2014[5] Robert Fry: 57,328 Robert E. Latta: 132,448 Eric Eberly (L) : 9,142

2010[edit]

Ohio's 5th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Latta* 140,703 67.82%
Democratic Caleb Finkenbiner 54,919 26.47%
Libertarian Brian Smith 11,831 5.70%
Totals 207,453 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My Congressional District". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000.
  3. ^ Federal Elections 2008. Federal Elections Commission, Washington DC, July 2009
  4. ^ "2012 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State. 
  5. ^ "2014 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State. 

Coordinates: 41°09′21″N 84°02′41″W / 41.15583°N 84.04472°W / 41.15583; -84.04472