United States House of Representatives elections in Ohio, 2014

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United States House of Representatives elections in Ohio, 2014
Ohio
2012 ←
November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04) → 2016

All 16 Ohio seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 12 4
Seats won 12 4
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 1,770,923 1,179,587
Percentage 60.02% 39.98%

The 2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Ohio were held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to elect the 16 U.S. Representatives from the state of Ohio, one from each of the state's 16 congressional districts. The elections coincided with the elections of other federal and state offices, including a gubernatorial election.

District 1[edit]

Ohio's 1st District is represented by two-term Republican Congressman Steve Chabot. Marketing executive Jim Prues has announced on the Democratic side.[1][2]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Chabot 31,953 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Fred Kundrata 7,369 55.90
Democratic Jim Prues 5,814 44.10
Total votes 13,183 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 1st Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Chabot (Incumbent) 124,779 63.22
Democratic Fred Kundrata 72,604 36.78
Total votes 197,383 100
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

This seat is held by Republican Brad Wenstrup. Three candidates have announced for the Democratic primary:[2] Management Consultant and Ex-Congressional Aide Gavi Begtrup; Storyteller & Vietnam War Veteran Ronny Richards; and Attorney John Sheil,[5][6]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brad Wenstrup 37,134 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marek Tyszkiewicz 4,812 29.71
Democratic Ronny Richards 3,995 24.67
Democratic William R. Smith 3,974 24.54
Democratic John Sheil 3,416 21.09
Total votes 16,197 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 2nd Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brad Wenstrup 132,658 65.96
Democratic Marek Tyszkiewicz 68,453 34.04
Total votes 201,111 100
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

Ohio's 3rd District is represented by Democrat Joyce Beatty.

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joyce Beatty 25,151 100
Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Adams 10,045 58.82
Republican Eric Vennon 7,032 41.18
Total votes 17,077 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 3rd Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joyce Beatty (Incumbent) 91,769 64.06
Republican John Adams 51,475 35.93
Independent Ralph A. Applegate (write-in) 17 0.01
Total votes 143,261 100
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

Ohio's 4th District is represented by Republican Jim Jordan.

Janet Garrett is running for the Democratic nomination.[7]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Jordan 47,967 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Janet Garrett 1,471 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 4th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Jordan (Incumbent) 125,907 67.67
Democratic Janet Garrett 60,165 32.33
Total votes 186,072 100
Republican hold

District 5[edit]

Ohio's 5th District is represented by Republican Bob Latta.

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Latta 42,288 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Fry 16,460 100
Libertarian primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Eric Eberly 395 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 5th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Latta (Incumbent) 134,449 66.46
Democratic Robert Fry 58,507 28.82
Libertarian Eric Eberly 9,344 4.62
Total votes 198,918 100
Republican hold

District 6[edit]

Ohio's 6th District is represented by Bill Johnson. Democratic State Representative Jennifer Garrison is running.[8]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Johnson 30,799 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jennifer Garrison 22,359 72.95
Democratic Gregory D. Howard 8,292 27.05
Total votes 30,651 100
Green primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Dennis Lambert 29 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 6th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Johnson (Incumbent) 111,026 58.23
Democratic Jennifer Garrison 73,561 38.58
Green Dennis Lambert 6,065 3.18
Total votes 190,652 100
Republican hold

District 7[edit]

The 7th district is represented by Republican Bob Gibbs. Former Democratic Representative John Boccieri (who served in Ohio's 16th congressional district for a single term, from 2009 through 2011, and was defeated in his bid for reelection in the 2010 elections by Republican Jim Renacci) filed paperwork to run in the 7th district in January 2013,[9] but has put his plans on hold and may run in another district or not at all.[10]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Gibbs 32,839 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 7th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Gibbs (Incumbent) 143,959 100
Total votes 143,959 100
Republican hold

District 8[edit]

Republican John Boehner, the Speaker of the House, has represented Ohio's 8th congressional district since 1991. Though Republican aides believe Boehner may step down as House speaker in 2014,[11] Boehner has insisted he will run for reelection to the House and as Speaker.[12] Boehner faces primary challenges from two conservatives, computer consultant Eric Gurr[13] and high school teacher and Tea Party member J.D. Winteregg[14][15]

Tom Poetter, a professor at Miami University, will run for the Democratic nomination.[16]

Jim Condit, Jr. is running as the Constitution Party candidate.[17]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Boehner 47,261 71.50
Republican J.D. Winteregg 15,030 22.74
Republican Eric Gurr 3,812 5.77
Total votes 65,658 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Poetter 8,911 54.64
Democratic Matthew J. Guyette 7,399 45.36
Total votes 16,310 100
Constitution primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Constitution James J. Condit, Jr. 60 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 8th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Boehner (Incumbent) 126,539 67.19
Democratic Tom Poetter 51,534 27.36
Constitution James J. Condit, Jr. 10,257 5.45
Total votes 188,330 100
Republican hold

District 9[edit]

Democrat Marcy Kaptur has represented Ohio's 9th congressional district since 1983. She faces a challenge in the Democratic primary from former campaign aide Isaac Quiñones II.[2][18]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marcy Kaptur 32,464 100
Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard May 9,587 72.23
Republican Robert C. Horrocks, Jr. 3,686 27.77
Total votes 13,273 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 9th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marcy Kaptur (Incumbent) 108,870 67.74
Republican Richard May 51,704 32.17
Independent Cory Hoffman (write-in) 112 0.07
Independent George A. Skalsky (write-in) 29 0.02
Total votes 160,715 100
Democratic hold

District 10[edit]

The 10th district is held by Republican Congressman Mike Turner.


Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Turner 32,550 79.85
Republican John D. Anderson 8,214 20.15
Total votes 40,764 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Klepinger 9,645 55.75
Democratic Bill Conner 7,655 44.25
Total votes 17,300 100
Libertarian primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian David A. Harlow 221 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 10th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Turner (Incumbent) 130,752 65.18
Democratic Robert Klepinger 63,249 31.53
Libertarian David A. Harlow 6,605 3.29
Total votes 200,606 100
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

Ohio's 11th District is represented by Democrat Marcia Fudge.

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marcia Fudge 55,088 100
Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Zetzer 8,839 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 11th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marcia Fudge (Incumbent) 137,105 79.45
Republican Mark Zetzer 35,461 20.55
Total votes 172,566 100
Democratic hold

District 12[edit]

The 12th district is held by Republican Congressman Pat Tiberi. Bob Hart will be running as a member of the Green Party.[19]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pat Tiberi 46,186 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Arthur Tibbs 18,259 100
Green primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Bob Hart 155 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 12th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pat Tiberi (Incumbent) 150,573 68.11
Democratic David Arthur Tibbs 61,360 27.75
Green Bob Hart 9,148 4.14
Total votes 216,816 100
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

Democrat Tim Ryan is running for reelection.

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tim Ryan 45,585 85.05
Democratic John Stephen Luchansky 8,016 14.95
Total votes 53,601 100
Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas Pekarek 351 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 13th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tim Ryan (Incumbent) 120,230 68.49
Republican Thomas Pekarek 55,233 31.46
Independent David Allen Pastorius (write-in) 86 0.05
Total votes 175,549 100
Democratic hold

District 14[edit]

Republican Representative David Joyce has represented the 14th district since January 2013. He will be challenged in the Republican primary by State Representative Matt Lynch. Joyce, who has been called "Ohio's most vulnerable House Republican", did not win a primary election for the seat in 2012. After incumbent Republican Steve LaTourette retired months after winning the primary unopposed, local party leaders picked Joyce.[20] Michael Wager, an attorney, will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Joyce.[21]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Joyce 27,547 54.99
Republican Matt Lynch 22,546 45.01
Total votes 50,093 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael Wager 23,533 100
Libertarian primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian David Macko 259 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 14th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Joyce (Incumbent) 135,736 63.26
Democratic Michael Wager 70,856 33.02
Libertarian David Macko 7,988 3.72
Total votes 214,580 100
Republican hold

District 15[edit]

The 15th District is held by Republican Steve Stivers. Farmer and airline pilot Scott Wharton is seeking the Democratic nomination.[22]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Stivers 36,569 90.14
Republican Charles S. Chope 3,999 9.86
Total votes 40,568 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Scott Wharton 18,336 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 15th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Stivers (Incumbent) 128,496 66.02
Democratic Scott Wharton 66,125 33.98
Total votes 194,621 100
Republican hold

District 16[edit]

The 16th District is held by Republican Jim Renacci. Democrats are hoping to recruit a strong challenger.[23]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Renacci 37,040 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Crossland 14,635 58.05
Democratic James Donenwirth 10,575 41.95
Total votes 25,210 100

General election results[edit]

Ohio's 16th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Renacci (Incumbent) 132,176 63.74
Democratic Pete Crossland 75,199 36.26
Total votes 207,375 100
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoffman, Ryan (June 21, 2013). "‘Concerned citizen’ to run against Chabot". Politics Extra. Cincinnati.com. Retrieved 2013-11-18. 
  2. ^ a b c "Online Guide to Ohio Elections, Candidates & Politics". Politics1.com. Ron Gunzburger. Retrieved 2013-11-18. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak "Ohio Decides 2014". Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Ohio State Unofficial Election Results, retrieved November 8, 2014 
  5. ^ John Sheil for congress (campaign site)
  6. ^ Shesgreen, Deirdre (August 9, 2013). "In 2nd District race, Sheil says he’s no invisible candidate". Cincinnati.com. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  7. ^ Metzger, Stephanie (April 30, 2014). "Lorain County labor unions group sponsors candidates night". The Morning Journal. Retrieved May 3, 2014. 
  8. ^ Skolnick, David (12 July 2013). "A former state House member will run in the Democratic primary for Congress". Vindy.com. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  9. ^ Eaton, Sabrina (January 28, 2013). "Former Rep. John Boccieri files papers to run against Rep. Bob Gibbs". cleveland.com. (Cleveland) Plain Dealer. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  10. ^ Eaton, Sabrina (May 23, 2013). "Ex-Rep. John Boccieri says he has no immediate plans to run for Congress". cleveland.com. (Cleveland) Plain Dealer. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  11. ^ "Former Boehner Aides, GOP Sources Expect House Speaker Will Step Down After 2014 Elections". Huffington Post. September 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  12. ^ Palmer, Anna and Sherman, Jake (July 19, 2013). "John Boehner says again that he’s running for re-election". Politico.com. Retrieved 2013-11-18. 
  13. ^ "eric gurr for congress ohio republican". Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  14. ^ J.D. Winteregg for Congress 2014 (campaign site)
  15. ^ Stoehr, John (October 2, 2013). "The Fall of the House of Boehner". The Washington Spectator. Public Concern Foundation Inc. Retrieved 2013-11-18. 
  16. ^ Cahn, Emily (October 24, 2013). "John Boehner Gets Democratic Challenger". Roll Call. Retrieved 2013-11-18. 
  17. ^ "Candidates". cpofohio.org. Constitution Party of Ohio. Retrieved May 3, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Sign in". VoteIQ2. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  19. ^ Pelzer, Jeremy (November 8, 2013). "Libertarians file legal challenge against Ohio's new rules for minor political parties; Greens may follow suit". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved November 9, 2013. 
  20. ^ Eaton, Sabrina (December 12, 2012). "Local Lawmaker Eyes Primary to Ohio’s Most Vulnerable House Republican". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  21. ^ Eaton, Sabrina (December 12, 2012). "Attorney Michael Wager to seek 14th District congressional seat". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  22. ^ DeWitt, David (4 August 2013). "State senator won’t run for U.S. Congress but area farmer will". The Athens News. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 
  23. ^ Gonzales, Nathan L. (20 September 2013). "House Strategists Continue Search for 2014 Candidates". Roll Call. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 

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