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Ohio's 24th congressional district

The 24th congressional district of Ohio was created for the 1966 election (after the banning of at-large seats by the Voting Rights Act of 1965). It was eliminated in the redistricting following the 1970 census.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Year(s) Cong
Electoral history
District created January 3, 1967
Buz Lukens
Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1971
[Data unknown/missing.]
Walter E. Powell
Republican January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1973
92nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 8th district.
District inactive January 3, 1973 –

Election resultsEdit

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
1966 James H. Pelley: 43,418 Donald E. "Buz" Lukens: 61,194  
1968 Lloyd D. Miller: 44,400 Donald E. "Buz" Lukens: 105,350  
1970 James D. Ruppert: 55,455 Walter E. Powell*: 63,344 Joseph F. Payton (AI): 4,179


  • 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