The Green Papers: Ohio 2016 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary (and Special Primary CD 8): Tuesday 15 March 2016
✓ Special Election House CD 8: Tuesday 7 June 2016
✓ Special Democratic Primary Election (re: withdrawal of Corey Foister) House CD 8: Tuesday 13 September 2016
✓ General Election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Tuesday 15 March 2016 - Primary (and Special Primary CD 8). Polling hours 6:30a-7:30p EDT (1030-2330 UTC).
Tuesday 7 June 2016 - Special Election House CD 8. Polling hours 6:30a-7:30p EDT (1030-2330 UTC).
Tuesday 13 September 2016 - Special Democratic Primary Election (re: withdrawal of Corey Foister) House CD 8. Polling hours reportedly 6:30a-7:30p EDT (1030-2330 UTC).
Tuesday 8 November 2016 - General Election. Polling hours 6:30a-7:30p EST (1130-0030 UTC).
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
Governor:1 
2010 Census:11,568,495 (3.73% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:18(3.35% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:16(3.68% of 435)
Capital:Columbus
 

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Ohio State and Local Government

Ohio 2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


15 March 2016 Primary Sample ballot and Candidate List from the Secretary of State.

7 June 2016 SPECIAL CONGRESSIONAL GENERAL ELECTION from the Miami County Board of Elections.


15 March 2016 Primary Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.

7 June 2016 CD 8 special election results from
Returns from the Ohio Secretary of State.
AP Statewide.


General Election Candidate List from the Ohio Secretary of State.


8 November 2016 returns from the Ohio Secretary of State.

 
           

President  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime. Electors: 18 (Winner-take-all), How Appointed, Meeting Place, Duly Appointed Presidential Electors, List of Presidential Candidates by State, List of Presidential Candidates.
Up for election in 2016
 Candidate list (5, 18 write-ins)
  Elected Republican 2,841,005 51.69% Donald John Trump, Sr.
for Vice President: Indiana Governor Michael R. "Mike" Pence
(18 Electoral Votes)
FEC P80001571; 28 Nov 16; Tot $341,062,859; Dsb $333,457,857
  Candidate Democratic 2,394,164 43.56% former Secretary of State Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton
for Vice President: Virginia Senator Timothy Michael "Tim" Kaine
FEC P00003392; 28 Nov 16; Tot $583,217,328; Dsb $582,378,679
  Candidate (Libertarian) 174,498 3.17% former Governor New Mexico Gary Earl Johnson
for Vice President: former Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts William F. "Bill" Weld
FEC P20002671; 28 Nov 16; Tot $11,670,597; Dsb $11,505,633
  Candidate Green 46,271 0.84% Jill E. Stein
for Vice President: Ajamu Baraka
FEC P20003984; 28 Nov 16; Tot $9,485,845; Dsb $5,315,546
  Candidate Nonparty 24,235 0.44% Richard A. Duncan
for Vice President: Ricky Johnson
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent) 12,574 0.23% David Evan "Evan" McMullin
for Vice President: Nathan Daniel Johnson
FEC P60022654; 28 Nov 16; Tot $1,634,839; Dsb $1,618,074
  Candidate Write-in; (Constitution) 1,887 0.03% Darrell Lane Castle
for Vice President: Scott N. Bradley
FEC P60021102; 28 Nov 16; Tot $71,876; Dsb $67,084
  Candidate Write-in; (America First) 589 0.01% Benjamin "Ben" Hartnell
for Vice President: Dave Marshall
  Candidate Write-in; (American Solidarity) 552 0.01% Michael Andrew "Mike" Maturen
for Vice President: Juan Antonio Muñoz
FEC P60022787
  Candidate Write-in; (America's Party) 268 0.00% Thomas Conrad "Tom" Hoefling
for Vice President: Steven Bernard "Steve" Schulin
FEC P20005260
  Candidate Write-in; (Veterans Party of America) 114 0.00% Christopher Robert "Chris" Keniston
for Vice President: Deacon Newell Taylor
FEC P60009917
  Candidate Write-in; (Kotlikoff for President) 90 0.00% Laurence J. "Larry" Kotlikoff
for Vice President: Edward Emery "Ed" Leamer
FEC P20004511
  Candidate Write-in; (Unaffiliated) 62 0.00% Joseph Charles "Joe" "Average Joe" "The Painter" Schriner
for Vice President: Joe Moreaux
FEC P00003962; 30 Sep 16; Tot $8,095; Dsb $8,085
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent) 62 0.00% Michael Lynn "Mike" Smith
for Vice President: Daniel Lee White
FEC P60020781
  Candidate Write-in 30 0.00% Josiah R. Stroh
for Vice President: Paul Callahan
  Candidate Write-in; (Workers World) 19 0.00% Monica Gail Moorehead
for Vice President: Lamont G. Lilly
FEC P60004405; 28 Nov 16; Tot $13,278; Dsb $12,839
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent) 18 0.00% Joseph Allen "Joe Exotic" Maldonado
for Vice President: Douglas K. Terranova
FEC P60018249; 30 Sep 16; Tot $12,032; Dsb $4,926
  Candidate Write-in 15 0.00% Barry Kirschner
for Vice President: Rick Menefield
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic) 9 0.00% James Jerome Bell
for Vice President: Scheem Milton Hempstead
FEC P60007523
  Candidate Write-in 8 0.00% Bruce E. Jaynes
for Vice President: Roger W. Stewart
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican) 6 0.00% Michael Bickelmeyer
for Vice President: Robert Young
FEC P00004861; 28 Nov 16; Tot $3,413; Dsb $3,427
  Candidate Write-in 6 0.00% Douglas W. Thomson
for Vice President: Thomas A. Ducro, Jr.
FEC P60021656
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent) 5 0.00% Cherunda Lynn Fox
for Vice President: Roger Matthew Kushner
FEC P60005303; 28 Oct 16; Tot $36,288; Dsb $36,288
Total 5,496,487 100.00%  

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 114th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator  Sherrod Brown
First elected: 2006; re-elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
 ** Uncontested Race **
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Sherrod Brown
FEC S6OH00163

Class 3
Seat up for regular election
Republican Senator  Robert Jones "Rob" Portman
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (5, 1 write-in)
  Elected Republican 3,118,567 58.03% Senator  Robert Jones "Rob" Portman
FEC S0OH00133; 28 Nov 16; Tot $19,824,166; Dsb $24,802,458
  Candidate Democratic 1,996,908 37.16% former Governor and Congressman  Ted Strickland
Ohio Governor: 2007 - 2011.
Congressman: January 1993 - January 1995, January 1997 - January 2007

FEC S6OH00254; 28 Nov 16; Tot $10,730,236; Dsb $10,501,903
  Candidate Nonparty 93,041 1.73% Thomas William "Tom" Connors
FEC S6OH00262; 28 Nov 16; Tot $72,812; Dsb $72,118
  Candidate Green 88,246 1.64% Joseph Rosario "Joe" DeMare
FEC S2OH00238; 12 Dec 16; Tot $11,011; Dsb $11,009
  Candidate Nonparty 77,291 1.44% Scott Allen Rupert
FEC S2OH00204
  Candidate Write-in 111 0.00% James Stahl
FEC S6OH00296
Total 5,374,164 100.00%  

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Republican Governor  John Richard Kasich
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) and Uncontested Race **
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General Michael "Mike" DeWine
26 May 2016: Running for Governor in 2018.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. Elected on a ticket with the Governor. No separate primaries for Gov and Lt Gov.

  Republican Lieutenant Governor  Mary Taylor
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Lieutenant Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat

114th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2016, 2018. No Term Limit. 114th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
12 Republican (11 Renominated, 1 on General Election ballot);
4 Democratic (4 Renominated)

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Steven J. "Steve" Chabot
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2, 2 write-ins) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 210,014 59.19% Congressman  Steven J. "Steve" Chabot
FEC H8OH01043; 28 Nov 16; Tot $989,389; Dsb $667,533
  Candidate Democratic 144,644 40.77% Michele Lori Young
FEC H6OH01096; 28 Nov 16; Tot $237,068; Dsb $227,758
  Candidate Write-in 114 0.03% Sholom Dovber Keller
FEC H6OH01104
  Candidate Write-in 16 0.00% Kiumars G. "Dr. Q" Kiani
FEC H6OH01112
Total 354,788 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Brad R. Wenstrup
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2, 1 write-in) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 221,193 65.00% Congressman  Brad R. Wenstrup
FEC H2OH02085; 28 Nov 16; Tot $1,140,668; Dsb $818,166
  Candidate Democratic 111,694 32.82% William Robert Smith
Disavowed by the Ohio Democratic Party

FEC H8OH02074
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic) 7,392 2.17% Janet Everhard
Endorsed by the Ohio Democratic Party.

FEC H6OH02292
Total 340,279 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Congressman  Joyce B. Beatty
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2) - 115th Congress
  Elected Democratic 199,791 68.57% Congressman  Joyce B. Beatty
FEC H2OH03125; 28 Nov 16; Tot $1,134,396; Dsb $659,576
  Candidate Republican 91,560 31.43% former Portsmouth City Councilman John Adams
FEC H0OH15099
Total 291,351 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  James D. "Jim" Jordan
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2006
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 210,227 67.99% Congressman  James D. "Jim" Jordan
FEC H6OH04082; 31 Dec 16; Tot $733,416; Dsb $422,967
  Candidate Democratic 98,981 32.01% Janet Patricia Garrett
FEC H4OH04046; 28 Nov 16; Tot $88,804; Dsb $79,655
Total 309,208 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Robert Edward "Bob" Latta
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected in a special election (re: death of Congressman Paul E. Gillmor): 11 December 2007
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 244,599 70.90% Congressman  Robert Edward "Bob" Latta
FEC H8OH05036; 28 Nov 16; Tot $1,052,911; Dsb $715,324
  Candidate Democratic 100,392 29.10% James Neu, Jr.
FEC H6OH05097
Total 344,991 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Bill Johnson
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 213,975 70.68% Congressman  Bill Johnson
FEC H0OH06189; 28 Nov 16; Tot $1,691,881; Dsb $1,259,797
  Candidate Democratic 88,780 29.32% Belpre Mayor  Michael L. Lorentz
FEC H6OH06152; 19 Oct 16; Tot $11,889; Dsb $4,890
Total 302,755 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Robert Brian "Bob" Gibbs
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (3) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 198,221 64.03% Congressman  Robert Brian "Bob" Gibbs
FEC H0OH18077; 28 Nov 16; Tot $898,819; Dsb $806,682
  Candidate Democratic 89,638 28.96% Roy Rich
FEC H6OH07127; 28 Nov 16; Tot $7,729; Dsb $8,793
  Candidate Nonparty 21,694 7.01% Daniel George "Dan" Phillip
FEC H4OH07049; 28 Nov 16; Tot $19,424; Dsb $10,156
Total 309,553 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman Warren Davidson
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 7 June 2016 in a special election.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (3) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 223,833 68.76% Congressman Warren Davidson
FEC H6OH08315; 28 Nov 16; Tot $971,909; Dsb $832,116
  Candidate Democratic 87,794 26.97% Steven Dean Fought
FEC H6OH08331; 08 Dec 16; Tot $3,911; Dsb $3,554
  Candidate Green 13,879 4.26% Derrick James Hendricks
FEC H6OH08349
Total 325,506 100.00%  
 25 September 2015: Congressman John Andrew Boehner (Republican), who was first elected in 1990 and re-elected 1992-2014, announced he will resign 30 October. Governor John Richard Kasich (Republican) will call a special primary and election to fill the vacant seat.
30 October 2015: Resigned.
7 June 2016: Warren Davidson (Republican) elected.

Special Election - 114th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for special election
Special Election
Republican
Seat up for special election: Tuesday 7 June 2016
Special Election - Primary on Tuesday 15 March 2016.
All candidates in the special election are the same as in the full term election except for Jim Condit, Jr. who is running as a Green is the regular election and as Constitution is the Special Election.
 Candidate list (3)
  Elected Republican 21,618 76.76% Warren Davidson
FEC H6OH08315; 28 Nov 16; Tot $971,909; Dsb $832,116
  Candidate Democratic 5,937 21.08% Corey Foister
FEC H6OH08307
  Candidate Green 607 2.16% James J. "Jim" Condit, Jr.
Total 28,162 100.00%  
  

31 October 2015: Ohio Congressman John Andrew Boehner (Republican), CD 8, resigned from the U.S. House. On 1 November 2015, Ohio Governor John Richard Kasich (Republican) set 15 March 2016 for a special primary and 7 June 2016 for the special election to fill the vacant seat.


Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 9
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Congressman  Marcia Carolyn "Marcy" Kaptur
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 1982
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2, 1 write-in) - 115th Congress
  Elected Democratic 193,966 68.69% Congressman  Marcia Carolyn "Marcy" Kaptur
FEC H2OH09031; 28 Nov 16; Tot $899,958; Dsb $676,836
  Candidate Republican 88,427 31.31% Donald Philip Larson
FEC H6OH09099; 31 Dec 16; Tot $32,384; Dsb $32,383
  Candidate Write-in 5 0.00% George A. Skalsky
FEC H4OH09128
Total 282,398 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 10
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Michael R. "Mike" Turner
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (3, 1 write-in) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 215,724 64.09% Congressman  Michael R. "Mike" Turner
FEC H2OH03067; 28 Nov 16; Tot $1,045,090; Dsb $1,142,341
  Candidate Democratic 109,981 32.67% Robert P. Klepinger
FEC H4OH10167; 08 Nov 16; Tot $8,435; Dsb $8,434
  Candidate   10,890 3.24% Thomas McMasters
FEC H6OH10113; 20 Dec 16; Tot $22,086; Dsb $22,086
  Candidate Write-in 7 0.00% David A. "Dave" Harlow
FEC H0OH08136
Total 336,602 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 11
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Congressman  Marcia L. Fudge
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2) - 115th Congress
  Elected Democratic 242,917 80.25% Congressman  Marcia L. Fudge
FEC H8OH11141; 28 Nov 16; Tot $719,935; Dsb $605,585
  Candidate Republican 59,769 19.75% Beverly A. Goldstein
FEC H6OH11160; 28 Nov 16; Tot $21,144; Dsb $21,135
Total 302,686 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 12
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Patrick J. "Pat" Tiberi
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2000
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (3, 1 write-in) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 251,266 66.55% Congressman  Patrick J. "Pat" Tiberi
FEC H0OH12062; 28 Nov 16; Tot $4,511,801; Dsb $1,840,251
  Candidate Democratic 112,638 29.84% Ed Albertson
FEC H6OH12127; 28 Nov 16; Tot $29,450; Dsb $22,793
  Candidate Green 13,474 3.57% Joe Manchik
FEC H6OH12119
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican) 156 0.04% John J. Baumeister
FEC H6OH12135
Total 377,534 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 13
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Congressman  Timothy J. "Tim" Ryan
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2, 1 write-in) - 115th Congress
  Elected Democratic 208,610 67.73% Congressman  Timothy J. "Tim" Ryan
FEC H2OH17109; 28 Nov 16; Tot $1,011,004; Dsb $1,194,408
  Candidate Republican 99,377 32.26% Richard A. Morckel
FEC H6OH13240
  Candidate Write-in 17 0.01% Calvin Hill, Sr.
FEC H6OH13257
Total 308,004 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 14
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  David P. "Dave" Joyce
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2, 1 write-in) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 219,191 62.58% Congressman  David P. "Dave" Joyce
FEC H2OH14064; 28 Nov 16; Tot $2,107,116; Dsb $1,952,693
  Candidate Democratic 130,907 37.37% former Cuyahoga County Port Authority Chair Michael Wager
FEC H4OH14102; 28 Nov 16; Tot $249,772; Dsb $242,742
  Candidate Write-in; (Green) 171 0.05% Andrew Jarvi
FEC H6OH14206
Total 350,269 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 15
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  Steve E. Stivers
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 222,847 66.16% Congressman  Steve E. Stivers
FEC H8OH15076; 28 Nov 16; Tot $2,943,912; Dsb $2,456,421
  Candidate Democratic 113,960 33.84% Richard Scott "Scott" Wharton
FEC H2OH15095; 17 Dec 16; Tot $39,981; Dsb $38,131
Total 336,807 100.00%  

Incumbent - 114th Congress
CD 16
Seat up for regular election
Republican Congressman  James B. "Jim" Renacci
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2016
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
Renominated - 15 March 2016 Primary
 Candidate list (2) - 115th Congress
  Elected Republican 225,794 65.33% Congressman  James B. "Jim" Renacci
FEC H0OH16097; 28 Nov 16; Tot $2,088,784; Dsb $1,628,541
  Candidate Democratic 119,830 34.67% Keith Francis Mundy
FEC H6OH16136; 28 Nov 16; Tot $13,079; Dsb $7,927
Total 345,624 100.00%  

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Secretary of State  Jon A. Husted
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Secretary of State is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Attorney General  Michael "Mike" DeWine
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Attorney General is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - 26 May 2016: Running for Governor in 2018.

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Treasurer  Josh Mandel
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Treasurer is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - 12 February 2016: Candidate for the U.S. Senate Class 3 Seat in 2016.

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Auditor  David A. "Dave" Yost
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Auditor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat
 

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): 5 incumbents, 22 candidates
  Republican: 20 incumbents, 22 candidates
Major Third Parties
  Constitution (affiliates): 1 candidate
  Green (affiliates): 6 candidates
  Libertarian: 1 candidate
Other Third Parties
  America First: 1 candidate
  America's Party: 1 candidate
  American Solidarity: 1 candidate
  Conservative USA
  Justice Party
  Kotlikoff for President: 1 candidate
  Right to Life
  Unity
  Veterans Party of America: 1 candidate
  Workers World: 1 candidate
Independents
  (blank): 2 candidates
  Independent: 4 candidates
  Nonparty: 4 candidates
  Unaffiliated: 1 candidate
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Write-in: 27 candidates
 
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 a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

"Apparently not a candidate" indicates that someone we once listed as a candidate for an elective office will not, in fact, be running for that office (primarily because said candidate is not listed on an official ballot provided by a jurisdiction's election authorities, where that candidate has not previously withdrawn his/her candidacy or otherwise indicated no longer [or even ever] being a candidate for that office).

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


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  Comparative Political Party Predominance in each State, 2000 thru 2014  
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History
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