The Green Papers: Ohio 2019 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
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 2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


The primary includes the Democratic, Green, and Republican Parties.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 116th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator  Sherrod Brown
First elected: 2006; re-elected: 2012, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Sherrod Brown
FEC S6OH00163

Class 3 Republican Senator  Robert Jones "Rob" Portman
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Robert Jones "Rob" Portman
FEC S0OH00133
  Candidate Libertarian     Dominic James LaCavera, Jr.
FEC S2OH00279

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Republican Governor  Michael "Mike" DeWine
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. 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  Jon A. Husted
First elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Lieutenant Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

116th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2021. No Term Limit. 116th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
12 Republican (12 Undetermined);
4 Democratic (4 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 1 Republican Congressman  Steven J. "Steve" Chabot
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Nikki Foster
FEC H0OH01081
  Candidate Democratic     Kate Schroder
FEC H0OH01099
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Steven J. "Steve" Chabot
FEC H8OH01043; 30 Jun 19; Tot $503,465; Dsb $146,297

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 2 Republican Congressman  Brad R. Wenstrup
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Brad R. Wenstrup
FEC H2OH02085; 30 Jun 19; Tot $417,289; Dsb $184,661

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 3 Democratic Congressman  Joyce B. Beatty
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Morgan Harper
FEC H0OH03103
  Candidate Republican     Andrew C. Littler
FEC H0OH03095

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 4 Republican Congressman  James D. "Jim" Jordan
First elected: 2006
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Shannon Freshour
FEC H0OH04093
  Candidate Democratic     Jeffrey Alan Sites
FEC H0OH04085
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  James D. "Jim" Jordan
FEC H6OH04082; 30 Jun 19; Tot $1,222,948; Dsb $873,829

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 5 Republican Congressman  Robert Edward "Bob" Latta
First elected in a special election (re: death of Congressman Paul E. Gillmor): 11 December 2007
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Michael Xavier "Mike" Carrigan
  Candidate Democratic     Nick Rubando
FEC H0OH05074; 30 Jun 19; Tot $21,529; Dsb $845
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Robert Edward "Bob" Latta
FEC H8OH05036; 30 Jun 19; Tot $292,336; Dsb $191,413

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 6 Republican Congressman  Bill Johnson
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Shawna Roberts
FEC H8OH06133; 30 Jun 19; Tot $107; Dsb $537
  Candidate Republican     Trent Henry
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Bill Johnson
FEC H0OH06189; 30 Jun 19; Tot $533,929; Dsb $199,168
  Candidate Republican     Kenneth F. Morgan, III
FEC H0OH06221; 30 Jun 19; Tot $359; Dsb $317

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 7 Republican Congressman  Robert Brian "Bob" Gibbs
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Robert Brian "Bob" Gibbs
FEC H0OH18077; 30 Jun 19; Tot $194,411; Dsb $40,791

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 8 Republican Congressman  Warren Davidson
First elected: 7 June 2016 in a special election.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Warren Davidson
FEC H6OH08315; 30 Jun 19; Tot $183,726; Dsb $135,830

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 9 Democratic Congressman  Marcia Carolyn "Marcy" Kaptur
First elected: 1982
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Marcia Carolyn "Marcy" Kaptur
FEC H2OH09031; 30 Jun 19; Tot $273,250; Dsb $206,064
  Candidate Republican     Terry Vincent Crist
FEC H0OH09142

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 10 Republican Congressman  Michael R. "Mike" Turner
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Desiree Tims
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Michael R. "Mike" Turner
FEC H2OH03067; 30 Jun 19; Tot $421,056; Dsb $137,519

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 11 Democratic Congressman  Marcia L. Fudge
First elected: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Marcia L. Fudge
FEC H8OH11141; 30 Jun 19; Tot $141,857; Dsb $99,124
  Candidate Republican     Shalira Lisa Taylor
FEC H0OH11080
  Candidate Independent     James Jerome Bell
FEC H8OH11281

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 12 Republican Congressman  William Troy "Troy" Balderson
First elected in a special election: 7 August 2018 (re: 15 January 2018 resignation of Congressman Patrick J. "Pat" Tiberi (Republican).
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Jennifer Ann "Jenny" Bell
FEC H0OH12161
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  William Troy "Troy" Balderson
FEC H8OH12180; 30 Jun 19; Tot $548,152; Dsb $148,144

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 13 Democratic Congressman Timothy J. "Tim" Ryan
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
4 April 2020: Running for President in 2020.
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman Timothy J. "Tim" Ryan
4 April 2020: Running for President in 2020.

FEC H2OH17109; 30 Jun 19; Tot $104,195; Dsb $183,056
  Candidate Republican     Duane Hennen
FEC H0OH13193
  Candidate Republican     Richard Morckel
FEC H6OH13240
  Candidate Independent     Lou Lyras

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 14 Republican Congressman  David P. "Dave" Joyce
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  David P. "Dave" Joyce
FEC H2OH14064; 30 Jun 19; Tot $686,644; Dsb $309,600

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 15 Republican Congressman  Steve E. Stivers
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Daniel McArthur Kilgore
FEC H0OH15131
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Steve E. Stivers
FEC H8OH15076; 30 Jun 19; Tot $1,004,342; Dsb $234,449

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 16 Republican Congressman  Anthony E. Gonzalez
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Secretary of State  Frank LaRose
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Secretary of State is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Attorney General  David A. "Dave" Yost
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Attorney General is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Treasurer  Robert Cole Sprague
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Treasurer is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Auditor  Keith Faber
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Auditor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 

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   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 5 incumbents, 15 candidates
  Republican: 19 incumbents, 19 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian: 1 candidate
Other Third Parties
  Conservative USA
  Justice Party
  Right to Life
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 2 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.

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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Election Authority
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Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
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  Ohio Senate
Democratic
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Republican
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Third Party
  Conservative Party USA Ohio
  Constitution Party of Ohio
  Green Party of Ohio
  Justice Party of Ohio
  Libertarian Party of Ohio
  Ohio Right to Life Society
  The Unity Party of Ohio
Media & others
  Akron Beacon Journal
  Chagrin Valley Times
  Chillicothe Gazette
  Cincinnati Enquirer
  cleveland.com - Everything Cleveland
  Columbus Dispatch
  Courier - Findlay
  Dayton Daily News
  Gongwer News Service
  JournalNews - Hamilton
  Lisbon Morning Journal
  Medina Gazette
  Merco Hispano - Westlake
  News-Herald - Willoughby
  NewsLink.org - Ohio Newspapers
  Politics1.com - Ohio
  Record-Courier - Ravenna
  Star Beacon - Ashtabula
  The Advertiser-Tribune - Tiffin
  The Enquirer - Cincinnati
  The Free Press - Columbus
  The Herald-Star - Steubenville
  The Independent - Massillon
  The Lima News - Lima
  The Oxford Press
  The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
  The Repository - Canton
  The Times-Reporter - New Philadelphia
  The Vindicator - Youngstown
  Today's Pulse - Liberty Township / Butler and Warren Counties
  Toledo Blade
  Tribune Chronicle - TribToday.com - Warren
  Wapakoneta Daily News
  WBNS TV - CBS - Central Ohio
  WeST LIFE - Westshore
  WEWS TV - ABC - Cleveland - Akron
  WFMJ TV - NBC - Youngstown
  WHIO TV - CBS - Dayton
  WKYC TV - NBC - Cleveland
  WNWO TV - NBC - Toledo
  WTOL TV - CBS - Toledo

 


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