Ohio's 8th congressional district

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Ohio's 8th congressional district
Ohio's 8th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Ohio's 8th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative John Boehner (RWest Chester Township)
Distribution 77.95% urban, 22.05% rural
Population (2010) 724,285[1]
Median income $49,728
Ethnicity 89.11% White, 5.90% Black, 1.53% Asian, 3.03% Hispanic, 0.25% Native American, 3.21% other
Cook PVI R+14

Ohio's 8th congressional district sits on the west side of Ohio, bordering Indiana. The cities of Hamilton, Fairfield, Middletown, Springfield, Eaton, Greenville, Piqua, Troy, and parts of Dayton, Riverside, and Wright Patterson Air Force Base are part of the district. The district has been represented since 1991 by Republican John Boehner, the current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Congress(es) Year(s) Notes
District created March 4, 1823
No image.svg William Wilson Crawford Republican 18th March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Died
Adams 19th20th March 4, 1825 –
June 6, 1827
William Stanbery.jpg William Stanbery Jacksonian 20th21st October 9, 1827 –
March 3, 1831
Anti-Jacksonian 22nd March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
No image.svg Jeremiah McLene Jacksonian 23rd24th March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
No image.svg Joseph Ridgway Whig 25th27th March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1843
John Inskeep Vanmeter.jpg John I. Vanmeter 28th March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
Allen G. Thurman (Baker, Columbus Ohio).png Allen G. Thurman Democratic 29th March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
No image.svg John L. Taylor Whig 30th32nd March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1853
Redistricted to the 10th district
No image.svg Moses Bledso Corwin 33rd March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Benjamin Stanton-ppmsca.26739.jpg Benjamin Stanton Opposition 34th March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Republican 35th36th March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1861
Samuel Shellabarger cph.3a00888.jpg Samuel Shellabarger 37th March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
Wiliam Johnston (congressman) cropped.jpg William Johnston Democratic 38th March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
James Randolph Hubbell from findagrave.jpg James Randolph Hubbell Republican 39th March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1867
Cornelius S. Hamilton (ancestry.com).jpg Cornelius S. Hamilton 40th March 4, 1867 –
December 22, 1867
Died
John Beatty.jpg John Beatty 40th42nd February 5, 1868 –
March 3, 1873
William Lawrence (Ohio Republican) 1874.jpg William Lawrence 43rd44th March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1877
J. Warren Keifer - Brady-Handy.jpg J. Warren Keifer 45th March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
Redistricted to the 4th district
Ebenezer B. Finley 1915.jpg Ebenezer B. Finley Democratic 46th March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
Redistricted from the 14th district
J. Warren Keifer - Brady-Handy.jpg J. Warren Keifer Republican 47th48th March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1885
Redistricted from the 4th district,
Speaker of the U.S. House of
Representatives
from 1881 - 1883
John Little (congressman).jpg John Little 49th March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
Redistricted to 7th district,
lost re-election
Robert P Kennedy.jpg Robert P. Kennedy 50th51st March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
Darius D. Hare 1896.jpg Darius D. Hare Democratic 52nd March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
Redistricted to the 13th district
Luther M. Strong 1895.jpg Luther M. Strong Republican 53rd54th March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1897
Archibald Lybrand 1899.jpg Archibald Lybrand 55th56th March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1901
William R. Warnock 1897.jpg William R. Warnock 57th58th March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1905
Ralph D. Cole.jpg Ralph D. Cole 59th61st March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1911
Frank B. Willis 1903.jpg Frank B. Willis 62nd63rd March 4, 1911 –
January 9, 1915
Resigned after being elected Governor
John Alexander Key head crop.jpg John A. Key Democratic 64th65th March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1919
R. Clint Cole head and shoulder crop.jpg R. Clint Cole Republican 66th68th March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1925
Thomas Brooks Fletcher 1910.png Thomas B. Fletcher Democratic 69th70th March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1929
Grant E. Mouser, Jr. 1921.jpg Grant E. Mouser, Jr. Republican 71st72nd March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1933
Thomas Brooks Fletcher 1910.png Thomas B. Fletcher Democratic 73rd75th March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
No image.svg Frederick Cleveland Smith Republican 76th81st January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1951
Jackson Edward Betts 87th Congress 1961.jpg Jackson Edward Betts 82nd92nd January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1973
Walter E. Powell 93rd Congress 1973.jpg Walter E. Powell 93rd January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
Redistricted from the 24th district
Tom Kindness 97th Congress 1981.jpg Tom Kindness 94th99th January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1987
Buz Lukens 91st Congress 1969.jpg Buz Lukens 100th101st January 3, 1987 –
October 24, 1990
Resigned
John Boehner 102nd Congress 1991.jpg John Boehner 102nd–present January 3, 1991 –
Present
Speaker of the U.S. House of
Representatives
from 2011 - Present

Election results[edit]

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
1920 Fred H. Guthery: 36,665 Clint Cole: 43,473  
1922 H. H. Hartmann: 34,105 Clint Cole: 37,065  
1924 Thomas B. Fletcher: 38,439 Clint Cole: 33,258 Charles E. Lukens: 555
1926 Thomas B. Fletcher: 30,167 James R. Hopley: 23,247  
1928 Thomas B. Fletcher: 38,651 Grant E. Mouser, Jr.: 42,199  
1930 Carl W. Smith: 33,906 Grant E. Mouser, Jr.: 35,663  
1932 Thomas B. Fletcher: 45,930 Grant E. Mouser, Jr.: 41,234  
1934 Thomas B. Fletcher: 39,466 Gertrude Jones: 36,112  
1936 Thomas B. Fletcher: 49,668 Grant E. Mouser, Jr.: 42,565  
1938 Thomas B. Fletcher: 33,972 Frederick C. Smith: 40,772  
1940 Kenneth M. Petri: 44,605 Frederick C. Smith: 49,218  
1942 Thomas B. Fletcher: 22,753 Frederick C. Smith: 33,797  
1944 Roy Warren Roof: 34,494 Frederick C. Smith: 51,253  
1946 John T. Siemon: 22,945 Frederick C. Smith: 40,755  
1948 Andrew T. Durbin: 36,685 Frederick C. Smith: 43,929  
1950 W. Dexter Hazen: 28,379 Jackson E. Betts: 47,761  
1952 Henry P. Drake: 34,474 Jackson E. Betts: 75,768  
1954 Thomas M. Dowd: 30,592 Jackson E. Betts: 52,196  
1956 Robert M. Corry: 40,716 Jackson E. Betts: 70,690  
1958 Virgil M. Gase: 39,343 Jackson E. Betts: 62,232  
1960 Virgil M. Gase: 38,871 Jackson E. Betts: 81,373  
1962 Morris Laderman: 28,400 Jackson E. Betts: 66,458  
1964 Frank B. Bennett: 45,445 Jackson E. Betts: 73,395  
1966 Frank B. Bennett: 38,787 Jackson E. Betts: 78,933  
1968 Marie Baker: 40,898 Jackson E. Betts: 101,974  
1970   Jackson E. Betts: 90,916  
1972 James D. Ruppert: 73,344 Walter E. Powell*: 80,050  
1974 T. Edward Strinko: 45,701 Tom Kindness: 51,097 Don Gingerich: 23,616
1976 John W. Griffin: 46,424 Tom Kindness: 110,775 Joseph F. Payton: 4,158
1978 Luella R. Schroeder: 32,493 Tom Kindness: 81,156 George Hahn: 3
1980 John W. Griffin: 44,162 Tom Kindness: 139,590  
1982 John W. Griffin: 49,877 Tom Kindness: 98,527  
1984 John T. Francis: 46,673 Tom Kindness: 155,200  
1986 John W. Griffin: 46,195 Donald "Buz" Lukens: 98,475  
1988 John W. Griffin: 49,084 Donald "Buz" Lukens: 154,164  
1990 Gregory V. Jolivette: 63,584 John Boehner*: 99,955  
1992 Fred Sennet: 62,033 John Boehner: 176,362  
1994   John Boehner: 148,338  
1996 Jeffrey D. Kitchen: 61,515 John Boehner: 165,815 William Baker (N): 8,613
1998 John W. Griffin: 52,912 John Boehner: 127,979  
2000 John G. Parks: 66,293 John Boehner: 179,756 David R. Shock (L): 3,802
2002 Jeff Hardenbrook: 49,444 John Boehner: 119,947  
2004 Jeff Hardenbrook: 87,769 John Boehner: 195,923  
2006 Mort Meier: 74,641 John Boehner: 132,743  
2008 Nicholas von Stein: 74,848 John Boehner: 163,586  
2010 Justin Coussoule: 65,883 John Boehner: 142,731 David Harlow (L): 5,121
James Condit (C): 3,701
2012[2] John Boehner : 246,380 James Condit (Write in) : 62

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My Congressional District". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ "2012 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State. 

Coordinates: 40°0′N 84°30′W / 40.000°N 84.500°W / 40.000; -84.500

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Pennsylvania-3
Home district of the Speaker of the House
December 5, 1881-March 4, 1883
Succeeded by
Kentucky-6
Preceded by
California-8
Home district of the Speaker of the House
January 5, 2011-
Succeeded by
Incumbent