Ohio's 15th congressional district

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Ohio's 15th congressional district
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Ohio's 15th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Steve Stivers
RColumbus
Distribution
  • 60% rural
  • 40% urban
Population (2019)769,664
Median household
income
$69,844 [1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+9 [2]

The 15th congressional district of Ohio is represented by Republican Steve Stivers. The district includes the southern portions of Columbus as well as communities west and south of the city. It also includes the college towns of Athens and Wilmington.

Contents

From 2003 to 2013 Union County and Madison County were entirely within the district's boundaries as is approximately half of Franklin County. The 15th district included the cities of Upper Arlington, Hilliard, Grove City, Grandview Heights, Plain City, London, and Wilmington. As well as the downtown and western portions of Columbus.

Election results from presidential races

YearRepublicanDemocrat
2000 Bush 52% Gore 44%
2004 Bush50% Kerry 50%
2008 McCain 45% Obama 54%
2012 Romney 52%Obama46%
2016 Trump 55% Clinton 40%
2020 Trump56% Biden 42%

List of members representing the district

MemberPartyYear(s)Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1833
Jonathan Sloane Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23rd
24th
[ data unknown/missing ]
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John William Allen
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
25th
26th
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Sherlock J. Andrews
Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th [ data unknown/missing ]
Joseph Morris Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
28th
29th
[ data unknown/missing ]
William Kennon Jr. Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th [ data unknown/missing ]
William F. Hunter Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
31st
32nd
[ data unknown/missing ]
William R. Sapp Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd
34th
[ data unknown/missing ]
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
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Joseph Burns
Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
35th [ data unknown/missing ]
William Helmick Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
36th [ data unknown/missing ]
Robert H. Nugen Democratic March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
37th [ data unknown/missing ]
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James R. Morris
Democratic March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
38th Redistricted from the 17th district .
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Tobias A. Plants
Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1869
39th
40th
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Eliakim H. Moore
Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1871
41st [ data unknown/missing ]
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William P. Sprague
Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1875
42nd
43rd
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Nelson H. Van Vorhes
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
44th
45th
[ data unknown/missing ]
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George W. Geddes
Democratic March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
46th [ data unknown/missing ]
Redistricted to the 14th district .
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Rufus Dawes
Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
47th [ data unknown/missing ]
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Adoniram J. Warner
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th [ data unknown/missing ]
Redistricted to the 17th district .
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Beriah Wilkins
Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
49th Redistricted from the 16th district ,
Redistricted to the 16th district .
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Charles H. Grosvenor
Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
50th
51st
Redistricted from the 14th district .
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Michael D. Harter
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
52nd [ data unknown/missing ]
Redistricted to the 14th district .
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H. Clay Van Voorhis
Republican March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1905
53rd
54th
55th
56th
57th
58th
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Beman G. Dawes
Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1909
59th
60th
[ data unknown/missing ]
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James Joyce
Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1911
61st [ data unknown/missing ]
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George White
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1915
62nd
63rd
[ data unknown/missing ]
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William C. Mooney
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
64th [ data unknown/missing ]
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George White
Democratic March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1919
65th [ data unknown/missing ]
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C. Ellis Moore
Republican March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1933
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Robert T. Secrest
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
August 3, 1942
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
Resigned to enter
the United States Navy
VacantAugust 3, 1942 –
January 3, 1943
77th
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Percy W. Griffiths
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1949
78th
79th
80th
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Robert T. Secrest
Democratic January 3, 1949 –
September 26, 1954
81st
82nd
83rd
Resigned to become a member
of the Federal Trade Commission
VacantSeptember 26, 1954 –
January 3, 1955
83rd
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John E. Henderson
Republican January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1961
84th
85th
86th
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Tom V. Moorehead
Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1963
87th [ data unknown/missing ]
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Robert T. Secrest
Democratic January 3, 1963 –
December 30, 1966
88th
89th
Resigned.
VacantDecember 30, 1966 –
January 3, 1967
89th
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Chalmers P. Wylie
Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1993
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Deborah Pryce
Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2009
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
[ data unknown/missing ]
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Mary Jo Kilroy
Democratic January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2011
111th [ data unknown/missing ]
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Steve Stivers
Republican January 3, 2011 –
Present
112th
113th
114th
115th
116th
117th
Incumbent
Will resign to become CEO of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce

Election results

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

YearDemocraticRepublicanOther
2020Joel Newby: 140,183 Steve Stivers : 243,103
2018 [3] Rick Neal: 116,112 Steve Stivers : 170,593Johnathan Miller (L): 5,738
2016 [4] Scott Wharton: 113,960 Steve Stivers : 222,847 
2014 [5] Scott Wharton: 66,125 Steve Stivers : 128,496 
2012 [6] Pat Lang: 128,188 Steve Stivers : 205,277 
2010 Mary Jo Kilroy : 86,815 Steve Stivers : 116,290William Kammerer (L): 5,831
David Ryon (Constitution): 3,728
Bill Buckel (Write-In): 240   [7]
2008 Mary Jo Kilroy : 139,584 Steve Stivers: 137,272 Mark M. Noble (L): 14,061
Don Eckhart: 12,915
Travis Casper: 6   [8]
2006 Mary Jo Kilroy: 109,677 [9] Deborah D. Pryce : 110,739 [9]  
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 : 156,792Scott T. Smith (L): 10,700
1998 Adam Clay Miller: 49,334 Deborah D. Pryce : 113,846Kevin 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 : 110,390Linda 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 : 104,678Steve 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 : 115,779Edward 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: 42,053Joe I. Clarke: 333
1934 Robert T. Secrest : 42,722 Kenneth C. Ray: 33,950 
1932 Robert T. Secrest : 50,313 C. Ellis Moore : 38,113Joseph 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 : 32,894F. J. Ash: 1,003
1920 John S. Talbott: 30,326 C. Ellis Moore : 42,419 

Historical district boundaries

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2003 - 2013

The character Deanna Monroe, from AMC's The Walking Dead was a former Congresswoman from Ohio's 15th congressional district.

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