The Green Papers: Ohio 2007 Off Year Election
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Special Party Primary House CD 5: Tuesday 6 November 2007
Special General Election House CD 5: Tuesday 11 December 2007
Electoral Votes:20(3.72% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:18(4.14% of 435)
2000 Census:11,374,540 (4.03% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):8,433,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):7,537,822
Capital:Columbus
Tuesday 6 November 2007 polling hours 6:30a EST (1130 UTC) to 7:30p EST (0030 UTC).
Tuesday 11 December 2007 polling hours 6:30a EST (1130 UTC) to 7:30p EST (0030 UTC).
 

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Ohio State and Local Government


Off-Year General Election Day

Tuesday 6 November 2007

Ohio Special Primary CD 5
to nominate candidates to ultimately fill the vacancy caused by the 4 September 2007 passing of Congressman Paul E. Gillmor (Republican). The Special General Election for this vacant seat will be held 11 December 2007.

DEMOCRATIC nominee: Robin Weirauch
REPUBLICAN nominee: Robert E. "Bob" Latta

OHIO Special Primary returns re: 5th Congressional District from an official source.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 110th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 6 November 2012

Class 3 Republican Senator George V. Voinovich
First elected: 1998; re-elected: 2004.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime, All Governors

  Democratic Governor Ted Strickland
First elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Elected on a ticket with the Governor. No separate primaries for Gov and Lt Gov.

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

110th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 110th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
11 Republican (8 Undetermined, 3 Open);
7 Democratic (7 Undetermined)

CD 1
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Republican Congressman Steven J. "Steve" Chabot
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 2
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Republican Congressman Jeannette H. "Jean" Schmidt
Elected in a Special Election, 2 August 2005, held to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Congressman Rob Portman in order to become U.S. Trade Representative, 29 April 2005
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 3
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Republican Congressman Michael R. "Mike" Turner
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 4
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Republican Congressman James D. "Jim" Jordan
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 5
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Robert E. "Bob" Latta
First elected in a special election (re: death of Congressman Paul E. Gillmor): 11 December 2007
Seat up for election: Tuesday 11 December 2007
  Elected Republican 56,367 56.87% state Representative Robert E. "Bob" Latta
FEC: $640,755
  Candidate Democratic 42,563 42.95% Robin R. Weirauch
Party endorsed candidate

FEC: $45,563
  Candidate Write-in 180 0.18% John F. "Jack" Green
    Democratic     George F. Mays - lost primary
    Republican     state Senator Steve Buehrer - lost primary
FEC: $256,169
    Republican     Mark Hollenbaugh - lost primary
    Republican     Fred Pieper - lost primary
    Republican     Michael "Mike" Smitley - lost primary
Total 99,110 100.00%  
  

Wednesday 5 September 2007: Congressman Paul E. Gillmor (Republican), 68, passed away suddenly Tuesday night. First elected in 1988, he served 10 terms in the House. Media reports state that when Congressman Gillmor did not show up this morning, his staff become concerned. He was later found dead in his apartment.

On Friday 14 September 2007, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland announced that a 6 November 2007 Special Party Primary (Democratic and Republican) and an 11 December 2007 Special General election will be held to fill the vacancy caused by the passing of Congressman Paul E. Gillmor (Republican). The filing deadline is 28 September 2007. The winner will complete the late Congressman's term which ends in January 2009. Reference: http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/ElectionsVoter/directives/2007/Dir2007-15.pdf

Reference: Wood County Board of Elections


CD 6
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Democratic Congressman Charles A. "Charlie" Wilson, Jr.
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 7
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Republican Congressman David Lee "Dave" Hobson
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Open Seat - Announced retirement 14 October 2007

CD 8
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Republican Congressman John A. Boehner
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 9
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Democratic Congressman Marcy Kaptur
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 10
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Democratic Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 11
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Democratic Congressman Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 12
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Republican Congressman Patrick J. "Pat" Tiberi
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 13
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Democratic Congressman Betty Sue Sutton
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 14
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Republican Congressman Steven C. LaTourette
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 15
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Republican Congressman Deborah D. Pryce
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Open Seat - Announced retirment 16 August 2007

CD 16
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Republican Congressman Ralph S. Regula
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Open Seat - Announced retirement 12 October 2007

CD 17
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Democratic Congressman Timothy J. Ryan
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 18
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Democratic Congressman Zachary T. "Zach" Space
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Secretary of State Jennifer L. Brunner
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Attorney General Marc Dann
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Treasurer Richard Cordray
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Republican Auditor Mary Taylor
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 13 incumbents, 1 candidate
  Republican: 13 incumbents, 1 candidate
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Write-in: 1 candidate
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that the person so listed will actually appear on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


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  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
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