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Ohio's 15th congressional district

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 towns of Athens and Wilmington.

Ohio's 15th congressional district
Ohio US Congressional District 15 (since 2013).tif
Ohio's 15th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Steve Stivers
RUpper Arlington
Distribution
  • 91.26% urban
  • 8.74% rural
Population (2016)743,623
Median income$66,694[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+7[2]

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, Plain City, London, and Wilmington. As well as the downtown and western portions of Columbus.

Contents

Election results from presidential racesEdit

Year Office Result
2000 President George W. Bush 52% - Al Gore 44%
2004 President George W. Bush 50% - John Kerry 50%
2008 President Barack Obama 54% - John McCain 45%
2012 President Mitt Romney 52% - Barack Obama 46%
2016 President Donald Trump 55% - Hillary Clinton 40%

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Year(s) Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1833
Jonathan Sloane Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23rd
24th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
John William Allen
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
25th
26th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Sherlock J. Andrews
Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th [Data unknown/missing.]
Joseph Morris Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
28th
29th
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Kennon Jr. Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th [Data unknown/missing.]
William F. Hunter Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
31st
32nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
William R. Sapp Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd
34th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
 
Joseph Burns
Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
35th [Data unknown/missing.]
William Helmick Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
36th [Data unknown/missing.]
Robert H. Nugen Democratic March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
37th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
James R. Morris
Democratic March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
38th Redistricted from the 17th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Tobias A. Plants
Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1869
39th
40th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Eliakim H. Moore
Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1871
41st [Data unknown/missing.]
 
William P. Sprague
Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1875
42nd
43rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Nelson H. Van Vorhes
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
44th
45th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
George W. Geddes
Democratic March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
46th [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 14th district.
 
Rufus Dawes
Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
47th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Adoniram J. Warner
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 17th district.
 
Beriah Wilkins
Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
49th Redistricted from the 16th district,
Redistricted to the 16th district.
 
Charles H. Grosvenor
Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
50th
51st
Redistricted from the 14th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Michael D. Harter
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
52nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 14th district.
 
H. Clay Van Voorhis
Republican March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1905
53rd
54th
55th
56th
57th
58th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Beman G. Dawes
Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1909
59th
60th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
James Joyce
Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1911
61st [Data unknown/missing.]
 
George White
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1915
62nd
63rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
William C. Mooney
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
64th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
George White
Democratic March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1919
65th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
C. Ellis Moore
Republican March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1933
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Robert T. Secrest
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
August 3, 1942
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
Resigned to enter
the United States Navy
 
Percy W. Griffiths
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1949
78th
79th
80th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Robert T. Secrest
Democratic January 3, 1949 –
September 26, 1954
81st
82nd
83rd
Resigned to become a member
of the Federal Trade Commission
 
John E. Henderson
Republican January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1961
84th
85th
86th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Tom V. Moorehead
Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1963
87th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Robert T. Secrest
Democratic January 3, 1963 –
December 30, 1966
88th
89th
Resigned.
 
Chalmers P. Wylie
Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1993
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Deborah Pryce
Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2009
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Mary Jo Kilroy
Democratic January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2011
111th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Steve Stivers
Republican January 3, 2011 –
Present
112th
113th
114th
115th
116th
Incumbent

Election resultsEdit

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
2016[3] Scott Wharton: 113,960 Steve Stivers: 222,847  
2014[4] Scott Wharton: 66,125 Steve Stivers: 128,496  
2012[5] 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  [6]
2008 Mary Jo Kilroy: 139,584 Steve Stivers: 137,272 Mark M. Noble (L): 14,061
Don Eckhart: 12,915
Travis Casper: 6  [7]
2006 Mary Jo Kilroy: 109,677[8] Deborah D. Pryce: 110,739[8]  
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 boundariesEdit

 
2003 - 2013

In popular cultureEdit

The character Deanna Monroe, from AMC's The Walking Dead was a former Congresswoman from Ohio's 15th congressional district.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=39&cd=15
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ "2016 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
  4. ^ "2014 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
  5. ^ "2012 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
  6. ^ "Election Statistics". Ohio Secretary of State. Archived from the original on 2008-05-21. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  7. ^ Federal Elections 2008. Federal Elections Commission, Washington DC, July 2009
  8. ^ a b Julie Carr Smyth, "Recount confirms Republican won Ohio congressional district, The Beacon Journal, December 11, 2006.

SourcesEdit

Coordinates: 39°34′40″N 82°45′22″W / 39.57778°N 82.75611°W / 39.57778; -82.75611