Ohio's 15th congressional district: Wikis

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Ohio's 15th congressional district
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Current Representative Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
Population (2000) 630,730
Median income $43,885
Ethnicity 84.1% White, 8.7% Black, 3.8% Asian, 3.7% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 1.3% other
Cook PVI D+1

The 15th congressional district of Ohio is currently represented by Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy in the 111th United States Congress, who narrowly defeated Republican Steve Stivers in the 2008 Congressional Election. Union County and Madison County are entirely within the district's boundaries as is approximately half of Franklin County. The 15th district includes the cities of Upper Arlington, Hilliard, Grove City, Grandview Heights, Marysville, Plain City and London as well as the downtown and western portions of Columbus.

List of representatives

Congress Year(s) Notes Representative Party
District created March 4, 1833
23rd24th March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837 Jonathan Sloane Anti-Masonic
25th26th March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841 John William Allen Whig
27th March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843 Sherlock J. Andrews
28th29th March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847 Joseph Morris Democratic
30th March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849 William Kennon, Jr.
31st32nd March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853 William F. Hunter Whig
33rd March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 William R. Sapp
34th March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 Opposition
35th March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859 Joseph Burns Democratic
36th March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861 William Helmick Republican
37th March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863 Robert H. Nugen Democratic
38th March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865 Redistricted from the 17th district James R. Morris
39th40th March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1869 Tobias A. Plants Republican
41st March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871 Eliakim H. Moore
42nd43rd March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1875 William P. Sprague
44th45th March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879 Nelson H. Van Vorhes
46th March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881 Redistricted to the 14th district George W. Geddes Democratic
47th March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883 Rufus Dawes Republican
48th March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Redistricted to the 17th district Adoniram J. Warner Democratic
49th March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887 Redistricted from the 16th district, Redistricted to the 16th district Beriah Wilkins
50th51st March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1891 Redistricted from the 14th district Charles H. Grosvenor Republican
52nd March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893 Redistricted to the 14th district Michael D. Harter Democratic
53rd58th March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1905 H. Clay Van Voorhis Republican
59th60th March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1909 Beman G. Dawes
61st March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1911 James Joyce
62nd63rd March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1915 George White Democratic
64th March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1917 William C. Mooney Republican
65th March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1919 George White Democratic
66th72nd March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1933 C. Ellis Moore Republican
73rd77th March 4, 1933 – August 3, 1942 Resigned to enter the United States Navy Robert T. Secrest Democratic
78th80th January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949 Percy W. Griffiths Republican
81st83rd January 3, 1949 – September 26, 1954 Resigned to become a member of the Federal Trade Commission Robert T. Secrest Democratic
84th86th January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1961 John E. Henderson Republican
87th January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1963 Tom V. Moorehead
88th89th January 3, 1963 – December 30, 1966 Resigned Robert T. Secrest Democratic
90th102nd January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1993 Chalmers P. Wylie Republican
103rd110th January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2009 Deborah Pryce
111th January 3, 2009 - Present Mary Jo Kilroy Democratic

Election results

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
2008 Mary Jo Kilroy: 139,584* Steve Stivers: 137,272* Mark Noble (L): 14,061
Don Eckhart: 12,915
Travis Casper: 6  [1]
2006 Mary Jo Kilroy: 109,677[2] Deborah D. Pryce: 110,739[2]  
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  

* These totals are currently unofficial.

References

  1. ^ Federal Elections 2008. Federal Elections Commission, Washington DC, July 2009
  2. ^ a b Julie Carr Smyth, "Recount confirms Republican won Ohio congressional district, The Beacon Journal, December 11, 2006.

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