Ohio's 16th congressional district

Ohio's 16th congressional district
Ohio US Congressional District 16 (since 2013).tif
Ohio's 16th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Anthony Gonzalez
RRocky River
Population (2016)727,600
Median income$66,504[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+8[2]

The 16th congressional district of Ohio is represented by Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R). It also includes some rural communities east of Akron, as well as some of the western suburbs of Cleveland.

From 2003 to 2013 the district was based in Stark County and the Canton area and also included Wayne County and most of Medina and Ashland counties.

On November 2, 2010, John Boccieri lost his bid for a second term to Republican Jim Renacci, who was seated in January 2011. In January 2018, Renacci announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. Anthony Gonzalez was elected on November 6th to succeed him.

Election results from presidential races[edit]

Year Office Result
2000 President George W. Bush 53% - Al Gore 42%
2004 President George W. Bush 54% - John Kerry 46%
2008 President John McCain 50% - Barack Obama 48%
2012 President Mitt Romney 53% - Barack Obama 45%
2016 President Donald Trump 56% - Hillary Clinton 40%

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Year(s) Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1833
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Elisha Whittlesey
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
23rd
24th
25th
Redistricted from the 13th district.
Resigned.
Whig March 4, 1835 –
July 9, 1838
Vacant July 9, 1838 –
December 3, 1838
25th
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Joshua Reed Giddings
Whig December 3, 1838 –
March 22, 1842
25th
26th
27th
Elected to finish Whittlesey's term.
Resigned.
Vacant March 22, 1842 –
December 5, 1842
27th
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Joshua Reed Giddings
Whig December 5, 1842 –
March 3, 1843
27th Elected to finish his own term.
Redistricted to the 20th district.
James Mathews Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th Redistricted from the 13th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
John D. Cummins Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1849
29th
30th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Moses Hoagland
Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
31st [Data unknown/missing.]
John Johnson Independent Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
32nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Edward Ball Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd
34th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
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Cydnor B. Tompkins
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1861
35th
36th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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William P. Cutler
Republican March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
37th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Joseph W. White
Democratic March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
38th [Data unknown/missing.]
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John Bingham
Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1873
39th
40th
41st
42nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Lorenzo Danford
Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1879
43rd
44th
45th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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William McKinley
Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
46th Redistricted from the 17th district,
Redistricted to the 17th district.
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Jonathan T. Updegraff
Republican March 4, 1881 –
November 30, 1882
47th Redistricted from the 18th district.
Died.
Vacant November 30, 1882 –
January 2, 1883
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Joseph D. Taylor
Republican January 2, 1883 –
March 3, 1883
Elected to finish Updegraff's term.
Redistricted to the 17th district.
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Beriah Wilkins
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 15th district.
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George W. Geddes
Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
49th Redistricted from the 14th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Beriah Wilkins
Democratic March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
50th Redistricted from the 15th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
James W. Owens Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
51st [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 14th district.
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John G. Warwick
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
August 14, 1892
52nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant August 14, 1892 –
December 5, 1892
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Lewis P. Ohliger
Democratic December 5, 1892 –
March 3, 1893
Elected to finish Warwick's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Albert J. Pearson
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
53rd Redistricted from the 17th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Lorenzo Danford
Republican March 4, 1895 –
June 19, 1899
54th
55th
56th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant June 19, 1899 –
December 4, 1899
56th
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Joseph J. Gill
Republican December 4, 1899 –
October 31, 1903
56th
57th
58th
Elected to finish Danford's term.
Resigned.
Vacant October 31, 1903 –
November 3, 1903
58th
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Capell L. Weems
Republican November 3, 1903 –
March 3, 1909
58th
59th
60th
Elected to finish Gill's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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David Hollingsworth
Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1911
61st [Data unknown/missing.]
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William B. Francis
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1915
62nd
63rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Roscoe C. McCulloch
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1921
64th
65th
66th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Joseph H. Himes
Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
67th [Data unknown/missing.]
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John McSweeney
Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1929
68th
69th
70th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Charles B. McClintock
Republican March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1933
71st
72nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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William R. Thom
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
73rd
74th
75th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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James Seccombe
Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
76th [Data unknown/missing.]
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William R. Thom
Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
77th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Henderson H. Carson
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
78th [Data unknown/missing.]
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William R. Thom
Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
79th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Henderson H. Carson
Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1949
80th [Data unknown/missing.]
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John McSweeney
Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
81st [Data unknown/missing.]
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Frank T. Bow
Republican January 3, 1951 –
November 13, 1972
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired but died.
Vacant November 13, 1972 –
January 3, 1973
92nd
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Ralph Regula
Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 2009
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
Elected in 1972.
Retired.
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John Boccieri
Democratic January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2011
111th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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Jim Renacci
Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2019
112th
113th
114th
115th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Anthony Gonzalez
Republican January 3, 2019 –
present
116th Elected in 2018.

Election results[edit]

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Renacci 112,902 52.1
Democratic John Boccieri (incumbent) 89,008 41.1
Libertarian Jeffery Blevins 14,342 6.6
Independent Robert Ross 128 0
Total votes 216,380
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
2018[4] Susan Moran Palmer: 129,681 Anthony Gonzalez: 170,029  
2016[5] Keith Mundy: 119,830 James B. Renacci: 225,794  
2014[6] Pete Crossland: 75,199 James B. Renacci: 132,176  
2012[7] Betty S. Sutton: 170,604 James B. Renacci: 185,167  
2010 John Boccieri: 89,008 James B. Renacci: 112,902 Jeffery Blevins (L):14,342
Robert Ross(I): 128
2008[8] John Boccieri: 169,044 Kirk Schuring: 136,293  
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  

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=39&cd=16
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ "House Results Map". The New York Times.
  4. ^ "2018 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
  5. ^ "2016 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
  6. ^ "2014 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
  7. ^ "2012 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
  8. ^ "2008 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.

Coordinates: 40°58′56″N 81°44′26″W / 40.98222°N 81.74056°W / 40.98222; -81.74056