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Ohio's 15th congressional district

Ohio's 15th congressional district
Ohio's 15th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Ohio's 15th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Steve Stivers (RColumbus)
Distribution 91.26% urban, 8.74% rural
Population (2010) 726,053[1]
Median income $53,880
Ethnicity 91.22% White, 3.67% Black, 2.23% Asian, 1.65% Hispanic, 0.14% Native American, 2.75% other
Cook PVI R+6

The 15th congressional district of Ohio is represented by Republican Steve Stivers. The district includes the southern portions of Columbus as well as communities west and south of the City. It also includes the college town of Athens.

From 2003 to 2013 Union County and Madison County were entirely within the district's boundaries as is approximately half of Franklin County. The 15th district included the cities of Upper Arlington, Hilliard, Grove City, Grandview Heights, Marysville, Plain City and London as well as the downtown and western portions of Columbus.

List of representatives

Representative Party Congress Year(s) Notes
District created March 4, 1833
Jonathan Sloane Anti-Masonic 23rd24th March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
John William Allen Whig 25th26th March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
Sherlock J. Andrews 27th March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
Joseph Morris Democratic 28th29th March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
William Kennon, Jr. 30th March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
William F. Hunter Whig 31st32nd March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
William R. Sapp 33rd March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Opposition 34th March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Joseph Burns Democratic 35th March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
William Helmick Republican 36th March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
Robert H. Nugen Democratic 37th March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
James R. Morris 38th March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
Redistricted from the 17th district
Tobias A. Plants Republican 39th40th March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1869
Eliakim H. Moore 41st March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1871
William P. Sprague 42nd43rd March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1875
Nelson H. Van Vorhes 44th45th March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
George W. Geddes Democratic 46th March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
Redistricted to the 14th district
Rufus Dawes Republican 47th March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
Adoniram J. Warner Democratic 48th March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Redistricted to the 17th district
Beriah Wilkins 49th March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
Redistricted from the 16th district,
Redistricted to the 16th district
Charles H. Grosvenor Republican 50th51st March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
Redistricted from the 14th district
Michael D. Harter Democratic 52nd March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
Redistricted to the 14th district
H. Clay Van Voorhis Republican 53rd58th March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1905
Beman G. Dawes 59th60th March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1909
James Joyce 61st March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1911
George White Democratic 62nd63rd March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1915
William C. Mooney Republican 64th March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
George White Democratic 65th March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1919
C. Ellis Moore Republican 66th72nd March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1933
Robert T. Secrest Democratic 73rd77th March 4, 1933 –
August 3, 1942
Resigned to enter
the United States Navy
Percy W. Griffiths Republican 78th80th January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1949
Robert T. Secrest Democratic 81st83rd January 3, 1949 –
September 26, 1954
Resigned to become a member
of the Federal Trade Commission
John E. Henderson Republican 84th86th January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1961
Tom V. Moorehead 87th January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1963
Robert T. Secrest Democratic 88th89th January 3, 1963 –
December 30, 1966
Resigned
Chalmers P. Wylie Republican 90th102nd January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1993
Deborah Pryce 103rd110th January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2009
Mary Jo Kilroy Democratic 111th January 3, 2009 -
January 3, 2011
Steve Stivers Republican 112th113th January 3, 2011 -
present
Incumbent

Election results

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
2012[2] Pat Lang: 128,188 Steve Stivers: 205,277  
2010 Mary Jo Kilroy: 86,815 Steve Stivers: 116,290 William Kammerer (L): 5,831
David Ryon (Constitution): 3,728
Bill Buckel (Write-In): 240  [3]
2008 Mary Jo Kilroy: 139,584 Steve Stivers: 137,272 Mark M. Noble (L): 14,061
Don Eckhart: 12,915
Travis Casper: 6  [4]
2006 Mary Jo Kilroy: 109,677[5] Deborah D. Pryce: 110,739[5]  
2004 Mark P. Brown: 117,324 Deborah D. Pryce: 189,024  
2002 Mark P. Brown: 54,286 Deborah D. Pryce: 108,193  
2000 William L. Buckel: 64,805 Deborah D. Pryce: 156,792 Scott T. Smith (L): 10,700
1998 Adam Clay Miller: 49,334 Deborah D. Pryce: 113,846 Kevin Nestor: 9,996
1996 Cliff Arnebeck Jr.: 64,665 Deborah D. Pryce: 156,776  
1994 William L. Buckel: 46,480 Deborah D. Pryce: 112,912  
1992 Richard Cordray: 94,907 Deborah D. Pryce: 110,390 Linda Reidelbach: 44,906
1990 Thomas V. Erney: 68,510 Chalmers P. Wylie: 99,251 William L. Buckel (WI): 158
1988 Mark S. Froehlich: 51,172 Chalmers P. Wylie: 154,694  
1986 David L. Jackson: 55,750 Chalmers P. Wylie: 97,745  
1984 Duane Jager: 58,870 Chalmers P. Wylie: 148,311  
1982 Greg Kostelac: 47,070 Chalmers P. Wylie: 104,678 Steve Kender (L): 6,139
1980 Terry Freeman: 48,708 Chalmers P. Wylie: 129,025  
1978 Henry W. Eckhart: 37,000 Chalmers P. Wylie: 91,023  
1976 Manley L. "Mike" McGee: 57,741 Chalmers P. Wylie: 109,630  
1974 Manley L. "Mike" McGee: 49,683 Chalmers P. Wylie: 79,376  
1972 Manley L. "Mike" McGee: 55,314 Chalmers P. Wylie: 115,779 Edward Price (AI): 4,820
1970 Manley L. "Mike" McGee: 34,018 Chalmers P. Wylie: 81,536  
1968 Russell H. Volkema: 35,861 Chalmers P. Wylie: 98,499  
1966 Robert L. Van Heyde: 38,805 Chalmers P. Wylie: 57,993  
1964 Robert T. Secrest: 62,438 Randall Metcalf: 31,803  
1962 Robert T. Secrest: 41,856 Tom Van Horn Moorehead: 38,095  
1960 Herbert U. Smith: 47,366 Tom Van Horn Moorehead: 49,742  
1958 Herbert U. Smith: 36,026 John E. Henderson: 48,316  
1956 Herbert U. Smith: 35,954 John E. Henderson: 55,126  
1954 Max L. Underwood: 32,795 John E. Henderson: 38,524  
1952 Robert T. Secrest: 62,913 Percy W. Griffiths: 34,966  
1950 Robert T. Secrest: 47,448 Holland M. Gary: 29,573  
1948 Robert T. Secrest: 45,575 Percy W. Griffiths: 35,294  
1946 Robert T. Secrest: 32,159 Percy W. Griffiths: 36,564  
1944 Olney R. Gillogly: 31,756 Percy W. Griffiths: 47,710  
1942 Charles W. Lynch: 23,213 Percy W. Griffiths: 35,137  
1940 Robert T. Secrest: 57,359 Clair A. Young: 40,233  
1938 Robert T. Secrest: 42,573 Percy W. Griffiths: 38,903  
1936 Robert T. Secrest: 53,263 Kenneth C. Ray: 42,053 Joe I. Clarke: 333
1934 Robert T. Secrest: 42,722 Kenneth C. Ray: 33,950  
1932 Robert T. Secrest: 50,313 C. Ellis Moore: 38,113 Joseph H. Ewing: 444
1930 H. R. McClintock: 33,968 C. Ellis Moore: 35,611  
1928 Frank H. Ward: 26,441 C. Ellis Moore: 50,941  
1926 E. B. Schneider: 23,703 C. Ellis Moore: 28,519  
1924 James R. Alexander: 30,608 C. Ellis Moore: 39,155  
1922 James R. Alexander: 30,120 C. Ellis Moore: 32,894 F. J. Ash: 1,003
1920 John S. Talbott: 30,326 C. Ellis Moore: 42,419  

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also

References

  1. ^ "My Congressional District".  
  2. ^ "2012 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State. 
  3. ^ "Election Statistics". Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved 2010-11-06. 
  4. ^ Federal Elections 2008. Federal Elections Commission, Washington DC, July 2009
  5. ^ a b Julie Carr Smyth, "Recount confirms Republican won Ohio congressional district, The Beacon Journal, December 11, 2006.

Sources

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

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