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Ohio's 16th congressional district
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Current Representative John Boccieri (D)
Population (2000) 630,730
Median income $41,801
Ethnicity 92.8% White, 4.8% Black, 0.6% Asian, 0.9% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% other
Cook PVI R+4

The 16th congressional district of Ohio is currently represented by Representative John Boccieri (D-Alliance), who defeated Kirk Schuring (R-Canton) in the 2008 general election. Congressman Boccieri replaced Ralph Regula who retired at the end of the 110th Congress.

List of representatives

Congress(es) Year(s) Notes Representative Party
District created March 4, 1833
23rd March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835 Redistricted from the 13th district Elisha Whittlesey Anti-Masonic
24th25th March 4, 1835 – July 9, 1838 Resigned Whig
25th27th December 3, 1838 – March 22, 1842 Resigned Joshua Reed Giddings
27th March 22, 1842 – December 5, 1842 Vacant
27th December 5, 1842 – March 3, 1843 Re-elected after resignation, Redistricted to the 20th district Joshua Reed Giddings Whig
28th March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845 Redistricted from the 13th district James Mathews Democratic
29th30th March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1849 John D. Cummins
31st March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851 Moses Hoagland
32nd March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853 John Johnson Independent Democrat
33rd March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 Edward Ball Whig
34th March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 Opposition
35th36th March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1861 Cydnor B. Tompkins Republican
37th March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863 William P. Cutler
38th March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865 Joseph W. White Democratic
39th42nd March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1873 John Bingham Republican
43rd45th March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1879 Lorenzo Danford
46th March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881 Redistricted from the 17th district, Redistricted to the 17th district William McKinley
47th March 4, 1881 – November 30, 1882 Redistricted from the 18th district, Died Jonathan T. Updegraff
47th January 2, 1883 – March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the 17th district Joseph D. Taylor
48th March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Redistricted to the 15th district Beriah Wilkins Democratic
49th March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887 Redistricted from the 14th district George W. Geddes
50th March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1889 Redistricted from the 15th district Beriah Wilkins
51st March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 Redistricted to the 14th district James W. Owens
52nd March 4, 1891 – August 14, 1892 Died John G. Warwick
52nd December 5, 1892 – March 3, 1893 Lewis P. Ohliger
53rd March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895 Redistricted from the 17th district Albert J. Pearson
54th56th March 4, 1895 – June 19, 1899 Died Lorenzo Danford Republican
56th58th December 4, 1899 – October 31, 1903 Resigned Joseph J. Gill
58th60th November 3, 1903 – March 3, 1909 Capell L. Weems
61st March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1911 David Hollingsworth
62nd63rd March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1915 William B. Francis Democratic
64th66th March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1921 Roscoe C. McCulloch Republican
67th March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923 Joseph H. Himes
68th70th March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1929 John McSweeney Democratic
71st72nd March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1933 Charles B. McClintock Republican
73rd75th March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939 William R. Thom Democratic
76th January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1941 James Seccombe Republican
77th January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 William R. Thom Democratic
78th January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945 Henderson H. Carson Republican
79th January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947 William R. Thom Democratic
80th January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949 Henderson H. Carson Republican
81st January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951 John McSweeney Democratic
82nd92nd January 3, 1951 – November 13, 1972 Died Frank T. Bow Republican
93rd110th January 3, 1973 – January 3, 2009 Ralph Regula
111th January 3, 2009 - Present John Boccieri Democratic

Election results

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
2008 John Boccieri: 123,849 Kirk Schuring: 105,399[1]  
2006 Thomas Shaw: 88,089 Ralph S. Regula: 124,886  
2004 Jeff Seemann: 99,210 Ralph S. Regula: 197,990  
2002 Jim Rice: 58,644 Ralph S. Regula: 129,734  
2000 William Smith: 62,709 Ralph S. Regula: 162,294 Richard L. Shetler (L): 6,166
Brad Graef (N): 3,231
1998 Peter D. Ferguson: 66,047 Ralph S. Regula: 117,426  
1996 Thomas E. Burkhart: 64,902 Ralph S. Regula: 159,314 Brad Graef (N): 7,611
1994 J. Michael Finn: 45,781 Ralph S. Regula: 137,322  
1992 Warner D. Mendenhall: 90,224 Ralph S. Regula: 158,489  
1990 Warner D. Mendenhall: 70,516 Ralph S. Regula: 101,097  
1988 Melvin J. Gravely: 43,356 Ralph S. Regula: 158,824  
1986 William J. Kennick: 36,639 Ralph S. Regula: 118,206  
1984 James Gwin: 58,048 Ralph S. Regula: 152,399  
1982 Jeffrey R. Orenstein: 57,386 Ralph S. Regula: 110,485  
1980 Larry V. Slagle: 39,219 Ralph S. Regula: 149,960  
1978 Owen S. Hand Jr.: 29,640 Ralph S. Regula: 105,152  
1976 John G. Freedom: 55,671 Ralph S. Regula: 116,374 Harold B. Festerly (A): 1,969
Mark F. Vanvoorhis (W): 77
1974 John G. Freedom: 48,754 Ralph S. Regula: 92,986  
1972 Virgil L. Musser: 75,929 Ralph S. Regula: 102,013  
1970 Virgil L. Musser: 63,187 Frank T. Bow: 81,208  
1968 Virgil L. Musser: 68,916 Frank T. Bow: 101,495  
1966 Robert D. Freeman: 55,775 Frank T. Bow: 87,597  
1964 Robert D. Freeman: 93,255 Frank T. Bow: 101,808  
1962 Ed Witmer: 64,213 Frank T. Bow: 96,512  
1960 John G. Freedom: 78,257 Frank T. Bow: 130,542  
1958 John G. Freedom: 74,660 Frank T. Bow: 100,678  
1956 John McSweeney: 82,206 Frank T. Bow: 101,324  
1954 Thomas H. Nichols: 56,787 Frank T. Bow: 79,371  
1952 John McSweeney: 82,522 Frank T. Bow: 98,447  
1950 John McSweeney: 75,255 Frank T. Bow: 77,306  
1948 John McSweeney: 79,859 Henderson H. Carson: 71,871  
1946 William R. Thom: 51,934 Henderson H. Carson: 65,639  
1944 William R. Thom: 85,755 Henderson H. Carson: 75,921 Harry T. Whiteleather: 1,149
1942 William R. Thom: 45,531 Henderson H. Carson: 50,657  
1940 William R. Thom: 92,469 James Seccombe: 71,629  
1938 William R. Thom: 60,382 James Seccombe: 62,176  
1936 William R. Thom: 89,911 H. Ross Ake: 54,979 A. M. Hickey: 4,552
Jacob S. Coxey Sr. (U): 2,384
1934 William R. Thom: 59,354 Charles B. McClintock: 45,390  
1932 William R. Thom: 67,670 Charles B. McClintock: 63,609  
1930 William R. Thom: 47,237 Charles B. McClintock: 51,113  
1928 John McSweeney: 55,778 Charles B. McClintock: 73,966 Jacob S. Coxey Sr.: 1,428
Carl Guillod (W): 92
1926 John McSweeney: 40,283 Charles B. McClintock: 27,116  
1924 John McSweeney: 51,491 Thomas C. Hunsicker: 45,559 Jacob S. Coxey Sr.: 2,901
1922 John McSweeney: 43,590 Joseph H. Himes: 39,881  
1920 John McSweeney: 42,799 Joseph H. Himes: 56,584  

References

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