Ohio's 5th congressional district
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.
|Ohio's 5th congressional district|
Ohio's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
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.
Election results from presidential racesEdit
|2000||President||George W. Bush 59% - Al Gore 37%|
|2004||President||George W. Bush 61% - John Kerry 39%|
|2008||President||John McCain 52% - Barack Obama 46%|
|2012||President||Mitt Romney 53.9% - Barack Obama 44.1%|
|2016||President||Donald Trump 59.7% - Hillary Clinton 34.6%|
List of Largest MunicipalitiesEdit
All or part of twenty-one cities (whose population is greater than 5,000) are in the district.
The largest municipalities represented in this district include:
- Findlay, population 41,202
- Bowling Green, population 29,636
- Perrysburg, population 16,945
- Fremont, population 16,734
- Defiance, population 17,400
- Norwalk, population 16,238
- Fostoria(*), population 13,931
- Bucyrus, population 13,224
- Galion(*), population 11,341
- Van Wert, population 10,690
- Napoleon, population 9,318
- Bryan, population 8,333
- Wauseon, population 7,091
- Upper Sandusky(*), population 6,533
- Rossford, population 6,406
- Northwood, population 5,471
(*) Denotes that areas of the city are located in another Congressional District.
List of members representing the districtEdit
The following chart shows historic election results. Bold type indicates victor. Italic type indicates incumbent.
Historical district boundariesEdit
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- Bureau, Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
- "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
- "U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000" (PDF). census.gov. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
- Federal Elections 2008. Federal Elections Commission, Washington DC, July 2009
- "2012 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
- "2014 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
- 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