Ohio's 5th congressional district

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Ohio's 5th congressional district
Current RepresentativeBob Latta (RBowling Green)
Distribution48.81% urban, 51.19% rural
Population (2000)630,730
Median income$41,701
Ethnicity95.5% White, 1.1% Black, 0.5% Asian, 3.8% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% other
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Ohio's 5th congressional district
Current RepresentativeBob Latta (RBowling Green)
Distribution48.81% urban, 51.19% rural
Population (2000)630,730
Median income$41,701
Ethnicity95.5% White, 1.1% Black, 0.5% Asian, 3.8% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% other
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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.

The district from 2003 to 2013

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[1] represented in this district include:

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

List of representatives[edit]

RepresentativePartyYearsCongressElectoral history
District createdMarch 4, 1813
James Kilbourne (Ohio).png James KilbourneDemocratic-
Republican
March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
13
14
First elected in 1812

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
RepublicanMarch 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
35
James Mitchell Ashley - Brady-Handy.jpg James Mitchell AshleyMarch 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 BlondDemocraticMarch 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1867
38
39
First elected in 1862

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Timothy T. Ansberry.png Timothy T. AnsberryDemocraticMarch 4, 1907 –
January 9, 1915
60
61
62
63
First elected in 1906

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

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
John S. Snook.png John S. SnookDemocraticMarch 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1919
65Elected in 1916

Retired
Charles J. Thompson-hec.19423.jpg Charles J. ThompsonRepublicanMarch 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. KniffinDemocraticMarch 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1939
72
73
74
75
First elected in 1900

Lost re-election
Cliff Clevenger 84th Congress 1955.jpg Cliff ClevengerRepublicanJanuary 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 LattaJanuary 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 GillmorJanuary 3, 1989 –
September 5, 2007
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
First elected in 1988

Died
VacantSeptember 5, 2007 –
December 11, 2007
110
Bob Latta, official 110th Congress photo portrait.jpg Bob LattaRepublicanDecember 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.

YearDemocraticRepublicanOther
1812District created following the 1810 Census.
1920Newt Bronson: 25,395Charles J. Thompson: 40,381 
1922Frank C. Kniffin: 28,067Charles J. Thompson: 31,700 
1924Frank C. Kniffin: 29,245Charles J. Thompson: 31,045 
1926Frank C. Kniffin: 23,022Charles J. Thompson: 23,638 
1928Frank C. Kniffin: 31,385Charles J. Thompson: 36,096 
1930Frank C. Kniffin: 29,117Charles J. Thompson: 27,497 
1932Frank C. Kniffin: 44,433William L. Manahan: 29,605 
1934Frank C. Kniffin: 34,249Davis B. Johnson: 27,423 
1936Frank C. Kniffin: 41,693Stephan S. Beard: 33,212Fred L. Hay: 3,663
1938Frank C. Kniffin: 28,109Cliff Clevenger: 37,027 
1940C. H. Armbruster: 31,063Cliff Clevenger: 48,040 
1942Ferdinand E. Warren: 17,514Cliff Clevenger: 30,667 
1944T. Walter Williams: 22,740Cliff Clevenger: 48,490 
1946Willard Thomas: 20,163Cliff Clevenger: 30,623 
1948Dan Batt: 32,076Cliff Clevenger: 34,950 
1950Dan Batt: 26,689Cliff Clevenger: 36,096 
1952Dan Batt: 42,104Cliff Clevenger: 72,168 
1954Martin W. Feigert: 33,483Cliff Clevenger: 49,265 
1956George E. Rafferty: 42,181Cliff Clevenger: 69,774 
1958George E. Rafferty: 44,971Delbert L. Latta: 52,612 
1960Tom T. McRitchie: 41,375Delbert L. Latta: 85,175 
1962William T. Hunt: 29,114Delbert L. Latta: 69,272 
1964Milford Landis: 41,621Delbert L. Latta: 80,394 
1966John H. Shock: 26,503Delbert L. Latta: 80,906 
1968Louis Richard Batzler: 45,884Delbert L. Latta: 113,381 
1970Carl G. Sherer: 37,545Delbert L. Latta: 92,577 
1972Bruce Edwards: 49,465Delbert L. Latta: 132,032 
1974Bruce Edwards: 53,391Delbert L. Latta: 89,161 
1976Bruce Edwards: 60,304Delbert L. Latta: 124,910 
1978James R. Sherck: 51,071Delbert L. Latta: 85,547 
1980James R. Sherck: 57,704Delbert L. Latta: 137,003 
1982James R. Sherck: 70,120Delbert L. Latta: 86,450 
1984James R. Sherck: 78,809Delbert L. Latta: 132,582 
1986Tom Murray: 54,864Delbert L. Latta: 102,016 
1988Tom Murray: 80,472Paul E. Gillmor: 128,838 
1990P. Scott Mange: 41,693Paul E. Gillmor: 113,615John E. Jackson: 10,612
1992 Paul E. Gillmor: 187,860 
1994Jarrod Tudor: 49,335Paul E. Gillmor: 135,879 
1996Annie Saunders: 81,170Paul E. Gillmor: 145,892David J. Schaffer (N): 11,461
1998Susan Davenport Darrow: 61,926Paul E. Gillmor: 123,979 
2000Dannie Edmon: 62,138Paul E. Gillmor: 169,857John F. Green (L): 5,464
David J. Schaffer (N): 5,881
2002Roger Anderson: 51,872Paul E. Gillmor: 126,286John F. Green: 10,096
2004Robin Weirauch: 95,481Paul E. Gillmor: 194,559 
2006Robin Weirauch: 95,955Paul E. Gillmor : 126,898 
2007*Robin Weirauch: 32,246Robert E. Latta: 41,740 
2008George Mays: 105,840Robert E. Latta: 188,905 [2]
2012[3]Angela Zimmann: 137,806Robert E. Latta: 201,514Eric Eberly (L) : 12,558

2010[edit]

Ohio's 5th Congressional District Election (2010)
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanBob Latta*140,70367.82%
DemocraticCaleb Finkenbiner54,91926.47%
LibertarianBrian Smith11,8315.70%
Totals207,453100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000.
  2. ^ Federal Elections 2008. Federal Elections Commission, Washington DC, July 2009
  3. ^ "2012 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