Ohio's 9th congressional district

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Ohio's 9th congressional district
Ohio's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Ohio's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Marcy Kaptur (DToledo)
Distribution 86.02% urban, 13.98% rural
Population (2010) 709,6031
Median income $37,520
Ethnicity 75.43% White, 16.62% Black, 1.35% Asian, 10.30% Hispanic, 0.36% Native American, 6.24% other
Cook PVI D+15

Ohio's 9th congressional district has been represented by Representative Marcia C. Kaptur (D) since 1983.

This district is in the northern part of the state, bordering Michigan and Ontario, Canada (via Lake Erie), and includes the counties of Erie, Lorain, Lucas, and Ottawa. Due to redistricting by the Republican-controlled state legislature following the 2010 state elections, the 9th district absorbed part of Cuyahoga County2 pitting 10th district Democratic incumbent Dennis Kucinich against Kaptur in the 2012 Democratic primary.345

The new 9th district has been called "The Mistake by the Lake" and one of the "Top 5 Ugliest Districts" due to gerrymandering.6

List of largest municipalities

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

The largest municipalities7 represented in this district include:

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1823
No image.svg Philemon Beecher Adams-Clay
Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Adams March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
19
20
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!
William W. Irvin.jpgWilliam W. Irvin Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1833
21
22
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!
John Chaney (congressman).jpg John Chaney Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23
24
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
25 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
William Medill.png William Medill Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1843
26
27
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Elias Florence.jpg Elias Florence Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
No image.svg Augustus L. Perrill Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
29 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
No image.svg Thomas O. Edwards Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Edson B. Olds.jpg Edson B. Olds Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
31
32
Redistricted to the 12th district
No image.svg Frederick W. Green Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33 Redistricted from the 6th district
Cooper K. Watson - bench and bar.jpg Cooper K. Watson Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
No image.svg Lawrence W. Hall Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
35 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
John Carey (congressman).JPG John Carey Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
36 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Warren P. Noble 1897.jpg Warren P. Noble Democratic March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1865
37
38
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Ralph Pomeroy Buckland.jpg Ralph P. Buckland Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1869
39
40
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!
No image.svg Edward F. Dickinson Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1871
41 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Charles foster.jpg Charles Foster Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
42 Redistricted to the 10th district
James Wallace Robinson 1897.jpg James W. Robinson Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
43 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
No image.svg Earley F. Poppleton Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
44 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
JSJones.jpg John S. Jones Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
45 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
George L. Converse.png George L. Converse Democratic March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
46 Redistricted to the 12th district
James S. Robinson by Howe.jpg James S. Robinson Republican March 4, 1881 –
January 12, 1885
47
48
Resigned to become
Ohio Secretary of State
Vacant January 12, 1885 –
March 4, 1885
48
William C. Cooper 005.png William C. Cooper Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1891
49
50
51
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Joseph Hodson Outhwaite.jpg Joseph H. Outhwaite Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
52 Redistricted from the 13th district
Redistricted to the 12th district
Byron Foster Ritchie.jpg Byron F. Ritchie Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
53 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
James H. Southard 1899.jpg James H. Southard Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1907
54
55
56
57
58
59
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Isaac R. Sherwood 1910.jpg Isaac R. Sherwood Democratic March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1921
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!
William W. Chalmers npcc.21435.jpg William W. Chalmers Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
67 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Isaac R. Sherwood from Ohio in the War.png Isaac R. Sherwood Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
68 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
William W. Chalmers npcc.21435.jpg William W. Chalmers Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1931
69
70
71
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Wilbur M. White WWI.jpg Wilbur M. White Republican March 4, 1931 –
March 3, 1933
72 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!
Warren J. Duffey (1913).jpg Warren J. Duffey Democratic March 4, 1933 –
July 7, 1936
73
74
First elected in 1932
Re-elected in 1934
Died
Vacant July 7, 1936 –
January 3, 1937
74
No image.svg John F. Hunter Democratic January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1943
75
76
77
First elected in 1936
Re-elected in 1938
Re-elected in 1940
Lost re-election
Homer A. Ramey 1921.jpg Homer A. Ramey Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1949
78
79
80
First elected in 1942
Re-elected in 1944
Re-elected in 1946
Lost re-election
No image.svg Thomas Henry Burke Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
81 Elected in 1948
Lost renomination
No image.svg Frazier Reams Independent January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1955
82
83
First elected in 1950
Re-elected in 1952
Lost re-election
Thomas W. L. Ashley 93rd Congress 1973.jpg Thomas W. L. Ashley Democratic January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1981
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
First elected in 1954
Re-elected in 1956
Re-elected in 1958
Re-elected in 1960
Re-elected in 1962
Re-elected in 1964
Re-elected in 1966
Re-elected in 1968
Re-elected in 1970
Re-elected in 1972
Re-elected in 1974
Re-elected in 1976
Re-elected in 1978
Lost re-election
Ed Weber 97th Congress 1981.jpg Ed Weber Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1983
97 First elected in 1980
Lost re-election
Marcy Kaptur, official photo portrait, color.jpg Marcy Kaptur Democratic January 3, 1983 –
Present
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
First elected in 1982
Re-elected in 1984
Re-elected in 1986
Re-elected in 1988
Re-elected in 1990
Re-elected in 1992
Re-elected in 1994
Re-elected in 1996
Re-elected in 1998
Re-elected in 2000
Re-elected in 2002
Re-elected in 2004
Re-elected in 2006
Re-elected in 2008
Re-elected in 2010
Re-elected in 2012

Election results

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
2012 Marcia C. Kaptur: 217,775 Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher: 68,666 Sean Stipe (L): 11,725
2010 Marcia C. Kaptur: 121,819 Rich Iott: 83,423  
2008 Marcia C. Kaptur: 210,822 Bradley S. Leavitt: 73,610  
2006 Marcia C. Kaptur: 153,880 Bradley S. Leavitt: 55,119  
2004 Marcia C. Kaptur: 199,528 Larry A. Kaczala: 93,930  
2002 Marcia C. Kaptur: 132,236 Edward S. Emery: 46,481  
2000 Marcia C. Kaptur: 168,547 Dwight E. Bryan: 49,446 Galen Fries (L): 4,239
Dennis Slotnick (N): 3,096
1998 Marcia C. Kaptur: 130,793 Edward S. Emery: 30,312  
1996 Marcia C. Kaptur: 170,617 R. Randy Whitman: 46,040 Elizabeth A. Slotnick (N): 4,677
1994 Marcia C. Kaptur: 118,120 R. Randy Whitman: 38,665  
1992 Marcia C. Kaptur: 178,879 Ken D. Brown: 53,011 Edward Howard: 11,162
1990 Marcia C. Kaptur: 117,681 Jerry D. Lammers: 33,791  
1988 Marcia C. Kaptur: 157,557 Al Hawkins: 36,183  
1986 Marcia C. Kaptur: 105,646 Mike Shufeldt: 30,643  
1984 Marcia C. Kaptur: 117,985 Frank Venner: 93,210 Other: 3,714
1982 Marcia C. Kaptur: 95,162 Edward F. Weber: 64,459 David Muir (L): 1,217
Susan A. Skinner: 1,785
James J. Somers: 1,594
1980 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 68,728 Edward F. Weber: 96,927 Edward S. Emery: 4,357
Toby Elizabeth Emmerich: 2,411
1978 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 71,709 John C. Hoyt: 34,326 Edward S. Emery: 2,563
Michael James Lewinski: 4,530
1976 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 91,040 Carty Finkbeiner: 73,919 Edward S. Emery: 1,533
Lynn Galonsky: 1,477
1974 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 64,831 Carty Finkbeiner: 57,892  
1972 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 110,450 Joseph C. Richards: 49,388  
1970 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 82,777 Allen H. Shapiro: 33,947  
1968 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 85,280 Ben Marsh: 63,290  
1966 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 83,261 Jane M. Kuebbeler: 53,777  
1964 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 109,167 John O. Celusta: 64,401  
1962 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 86,443 Martin A. Janis: 64,279  
1960 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 108,688 Howard C. Cook: 82,433  
1958 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 102,115 William K. Gernheuser: 63,660  
1956 Thomas W. L. Ashley: Harvey G. Straub: 81,562  
1954 Thomas W. L. Ashley: 48,471 Irving C. Reynolds: 39,933 Henry Frazier Reams Sr.: 44,656
1952 Thomas H. Burke: 61,047 Gilmore Flues: 46,989 Henry Frazier Reams Sr.: 74,821
1950 Thomas H. Burke: 45,268 Homer A. Ramey: 43,301 Henry Frazier Reams Sr.: 51,024
1948 Thomas H. Burke: 85,409 Homer A. Ramey: 73,394  
1946 Michael V. DiSalle: 59,057 Homer A. Ramey: 59,394  
1944 John F. Hunter: 77,693 Homer A. Ramey: 82,735  
1942 John F. Hunter: 44,027 Homer A. Ramey: 47,377  
1940 John F. Hunter: 86,956 Wilbur McK. White: 71,927  
1938 John F. Hunter: 56,306 Homer A. Ramey: 55,441  
1936 John F. Hunter: 75,737 Raymond E. Hildebrand: 55,043 Earl O. Lehman: 3,739
1934 Warren J. Duffey: 61,037 Frank L. Mulholland: 35,732 Kenneth Eggert (C): 684
Karl Pauli (S): 510
1932 Warren J. Duffey: 56,755 Wilbur McK. White: 54,078 Silas E. Hurin: 4,200
Clyde E. Kiker: 2,135
Karl Pauli (S): 1,314
Eugene Stoll (C): 620
1930 Scott Stahl: 36,375 Wilbur McK. White: 49,498  
1928 William P. Clarke: 50,601 William W. Chalmers: 82,560 Charles V. Stephenson (W): 190
1926 C. W. Davis: 23,947 William W. Chalmers: 47,331 George F. Parrish (TRI): 1,110
Millard Price (S): 1,018
1924 Isaac R. Sherwood: 48,482 William W. Chalmers: 54,792 Millard Price (P): 2,159
John Kocinski: 747
1922 Isaac R. Sherwood: 45,059 William W. Chalmers: 42,712  
1920 Isaac R. Sherwood: 38,292 William W. Chalmers: 49,732 Karl E. Pauli: 47

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also

References

  1. ^ "My Congressional District". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Ohio's 9th congressional district elections, 2012". Ballotpedia. Retrieved February 12, 2012. 
  3. ^ Alex M. Parker (February 9, 2012). "Friendly Fire Coming in House Re-Elections?". U.S. News and World Report. 
  4. ^ Andrea Billups (February 6, 2012). "Kaptur, Kucinich face off in Ohio". The Washington Times. 
  5. ^ Kevin Milliken (January 16, 2012). "Kaptur, Kucinich square off for one congressional seat". La Prensa. 
  6. ^ Shira Toeplitz (November 10, 2011). "Top 5 Ugliest Districts: Partisan Gerrymandering 101". Roll Call. 
  7. ^ U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000.

Coordinates: 41°30′N 82°54′W / 41.500°N 82.900°W / 41.500; -82.900








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