Ohio's 4th congressional district

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Ohio's 4th congressional district
Ohio US Congressional District 4 (since 2013).tif
Ohio's 4th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Jim Jordan (RUrbana)
Distribution
  • 58.66% urban
  • 41.34% rural
Population (2010) 718,059[1]
Median income 45,849
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+14[2]

Ohio's 4th congressional district is represented by Republican Jim Jordan. The congressional district was redrawn from the previous district to stretch from Lima, to include the northwestern suburbs of Columbus, up to Tiffin and Elyria on the shores of Lake Erie.

From 2002 to 2012 the district included the counties of Allen, Auglaize, Champaign, Hancock, Hardin, Logan, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Shelby, and part of Wyandot. The largest cities in the district include Lima, Mansfield, Marion, and Sidney.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Congress(es) Year(s) Notes
District created March 4, 1813
No image.svg James Caldwell Democratic-
Republican
13th
14th
March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
First elected in 1812.
Re-elected in 1814.
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Samuel Herrick Democratic-
Republican
15th
16th
March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1821
First elected in 1816.
Re-elected in 1818.
Retired.
Vacant 17th March 4, 1821 –
October 9, 1821
Representative-elect John C. Wright resigned before beginning of term.
No image.svg David Chambers Democratic-
Republican
17th October 9, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
Elected to finish Wright's term.
Retired.
Joseph Vance.jpg Joseph Vance Adams-Clay
Democratic-
Republican
18th March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Redistricted from the 5th district and re-elected here in 1822.
Re-elected in 1824.
Re-elected in 1826.
Re-elected in 1828.
Re-elected in 1830.
Redistricted to the 10th district.
Adams 19th
20th
March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian 21st
22nd
March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1833
Thomas Corwin by Wilcox.jpg Thomas Corwin Anti-Jacksonian 23rd
24th
March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
Redistricted from the 2nd district and re-elected here in 1832.
Re-elected in 1834.
Whig 24th
25th
26th
March 4, 1837 –
May 30, 1840
Re-elected in 1836.
Re-elected in 1838.
Re-elected in 1840.
Resigned after being nominated Governor of Ohio.
Vacant 26th May 30, 1840 –
October 13, 1840
Jeremiah Morrow by Witt.jpg Jeremiah Morrow Whig 26th
27th
October 13, 1840 –
March 3, 1843
First elected to finish Corwin's term.
Also elected to the next term in 1840.
Retired.
Joseph Vance by Birge.jpg Joseph Vance Whig 28th
29th
March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
First elected in 1842.
Re-elected in 1844.
Retired.
No image.svg Richard S. Canby Whig 30th March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
Elected in 1846.
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Moses Bledso Corwin Whig 31st March 4, 1849 –
March 4, 1851
Elected in 1848.
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Benjamin Stanton-ppmsca.26739.jpg Benjamin Stanton Whig 32nd March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
Elected in 1850.
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Matthias H. Nichols-ppmsca.26735.jpg Matthias H. Nichols Democratic 33rd March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
First elected in 1852.
Re-elected in 1854.
Re-elected in 1856.
Lost re-election.
Opposition 34th March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Republican 35th March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
No image.svg William Allen Democratic 36th
37th
March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
First elected in 1858.
Re-elected in 1860.
Retired.
John Franklin McKinney.jpg John F. McKinney Democratic 38th March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
Elected in 1862.
Lost re-election.
William Lawrence Ohio - Brady-Handy.jpg William Lawrence Republican 39th
40th
41st
March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1871
First elected in 1864.
Re-elected in 1866.
Re-elected in 1868.
Lost re-election.
John Franklin McKinney.jpg John F. McKinney Democratic 42nd March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
Again elected in 1870.
Retired.
Lewis B. Gunckel.jpg Lewis B. Gunckel Republican 43rd March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
Elected in 1872.
Lost re-election.
John A. McMahon 1896.jpg John A. McMahon Democratic 44th
45th
March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
First elected in 1874.
Re-elected in 1876.
Redistricted to the 3rd district.
J. Warren Keifer - Brady-Handy.jpg J. Warren Keifer Republican 46th March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
Redistricted from the 8th district and Re-elected in 1878.
Redistricted to the 8th district.
No image.svg Emanuel Shultz Republican 47th March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Benjamin Le Fevre.png Benjamin Le Fevre Democratic 48th March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Redistricted from the 5th district.
Redistricted to the 5th district.
Charles Marley Anderson 1896.jpg Charles Marley Anderson Democratic 49th March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Samuel S Yoder.jpg Samuel S. Yoder Democratic 50th
51st
March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Martin K. Gantz.jpg Martin K. Gantz Democratic 52nd March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Fernando C. Layton.png Fernando C. Layton Democratic 53rd
54th
March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1897
Redistricted from the 5th district.
George A. Marshall 1899.jpg George A. Marshall Democratic 55th March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Robert B. Gordon 1903.jpg Robert B. Gordon Democratic 56th
57th
March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1903

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Harvey C. Garber.png Harvey C. Garber Democratic 58th
59th
March 4, 1903 –
March 4, 1907

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
William E. Tou Velle.png William E. Tou Velle Democratic 60th
61st
March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1911

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
J. Henry Goeke.png J. Henry Goeke Democratic 62nd
63rd
March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1915

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
J. Edward Russell 1906.jpg J. Edward Russell Republican 64th March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Benjamin F. Welty-hec.18520.jpg Benjamin F. Welty Democratic 65th
66th
March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1921

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
John L. Cable-hec.19980.jpg John L. Cable Republican 67th
68th
March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1925

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
William T. Fitzgerald.jpg William T. Fitzgerald Republican 69th
70th
March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1929

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
John L. Cable-hec.19980.jpg John L. Cable Republican 71st
72nd
March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1933

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Frank Le Blond Kloeb.jpg Frank Le Blond Kloeb Democratic 73rd
75th
March 4, 1933 –
August 19, 1937
Resigned after being appointed judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Vacant 75th August 19, 1937 –
November 8, 1938
No image.svg Walter H. Albaugh Republican 75th November 8, 1938 –
January 3, 1939
Elected to finish Kloeb's term.
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Robert Franklin Jones.jpg Robert Franklin Jones Republican 76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
January 3, 1939 –
September 2, 1947
Resigned after being appointed a member of the Federal Communications Commission.
Vacant 80th September 2, 1947 –
November 4, 1947
William Moore McCulloch 92nd Congress 1971.jpg William Moore McCulloch Republican 80th
81st
82nd
83rd
92nd
November 4, 1947 –
January 3, 1973

[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Tennyson Guyer 94th Congress 1975.jpg Tennyson Guyer Republican 93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
January 3, 1973 –
April 12, 1981
Died.
Vacant 97th April 12, 1981 –
June 25, 1981
Michael Oxley 109th Congress.jpg Mike Oxley Republican 97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
June 25, 1981 –
January 3, 2007
First elected to finish Guyer's term.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Retired.
Jim Jordan official photo, 114th Congress.jpg Jim Jordan Republican 110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
January 3, 2007 –
Present
First elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.

Recent election results[edit]

Year Democratic Republican Other(s)
1910[3] J. Henry Goeke: 20,865 C. E. Johnston: 13,482 Arthur A. Hensch: 1,403
1912[3] J. Henry Goeke (inc.): 21,512 John L. Cable: 10,267 William E. Rudy: 4,993
Scott Williams: 2,132
W. Rollo Boehringer: 1,091
1914[3] N. W. Cunningham: 24,114 J. Edward Russell: 25,069 Samuel L. Newman: 1,737
C. C. Hobart: 1,400
1916[3] Benjamin F. Welty: 29,486 J. Edward Russell (inc.): 25,378  
1918[3] Benjamin F. Welty (inc.): 22,580 J. Edward Russell: 22,136  
1920 Benjamin F. Welty (inc.): 45,489 John L. Cable: 50,576  
1922 J. Henry Goeke: 35,916 John L. Cable (inc.): 43,251  
1924 Hugh T. Mathers: 42,652 William T. Fitzgerald: 43,984  
1926 Benjamin F. Welty: 31,293 William T. Fitzgerald (inc.): 32,236  
1928 William Klinger: 41,677 John L. Cable: 56,291  
1930 Gainor Jennings: 37,673 John L. Cable (inc.): 43,104  
1932 Frank L. Kloeb: 59,003 John L. Cable (inc.): 49,100  
1934 Frank L. Kloeb (inc.): 48,613 Guy D. Hawley: 41,504  
1936 Frank L. Kloeb (inc.): 61,927 Robert W. Yurner: 53,352  
1938 (Special) [Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Walter H. Albaugh: [Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
1938 William B. Swonger: 33,284 Robert Franklin Jones: 56,399 John C. Fisher: 4,616
1940 Clarence C. Miller: 47,765 Robert Franklin Jones (inc.): 65,534  
1942 Clarence C. Miller: 22,567 Robert Franklin Jones (inc.): 39,275  
1944 Earl Ludwig: 42,983 Robert Franklin Jones (inc.): 67,829  
1946 Merl J. Bragg: 32,160 Robert Franklin Jones (inc.): 64,718  
1947 (Special) [Data unknown/missing. You can help!] William M. McCulloch: [Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
1948 Earl Ludwig: 45,534 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 57,321  
1950 Carleton Carl Reiser: 32,686 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 65,640  
1952 Carleton Carl Reiser: 43,426 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 93,442  
1954 Forrest L. Blankenship: 32,474 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 67,762  
1956 Ortha O. Barr Jr.: 42,416 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 93,607  
1958 Marjorie Conrad Struns: 46,933 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 73,448  
1960 Joseph J. Murphy: 52,797 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 99,683  
1962 Marjorie Conrad Struns: 32,866 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 77,790  
1964 Robert H. Mihlbaugh: 64,667 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 81,204  
1966 Robert H. Mihlbaugh: 37,855 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 66,142  
1968   William M. McCulloch (inc.): 129,435  
1970 Donald B. Laws: 45,619 William M. McCulloch (inc.): 82,521  
1972 Dimitri Nicholas: 65,216 Tennyson Guyer: 109,612  
1974 James L. Gehrlich: 51,065 Tennyson Guyer (inc.): 81,674  
1976 Clinton G. Dorsey: 51,784 Tennyson Guyer (inc.): 121,173  
1978 John W. Griffin: 39,360 Tennyson Guyer (inc.): 85,575  
1980 Gerry Tebben: 51,150 Tennyson Guyer (inc.): 133,795  
1981 (Special) [Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Mike Oxley: [Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
1982 Bob Moon: 57,564 Mike Oxley (inc.): 105,087  
1984 William O. Sutton: 47,018 Mike Oxley (inc.): 162,199  
1986 Clem T. Cratty: 26,320 Mike Oxley (inc.): 115,751 Raven L. Workman: 11,997
1988   Mike Oxley (inc.): 160,900  
1990 Thomas E. Burkhart: 64,467 Mike Oxley (inc.): 103,897  
1992 Raymond M. Ball: 92,608 Mike Oxley (inc.): 147,346  
1994   Mike Oxley (inc.): 139,841  
1996 Paul Anthony McClain: 69,096 Mike Oxley (inc.): 147,608 Michael McCaffery (N): 11,057
1998 Paul Anthony McClain: 63,529 Mike Oxley (inc.): 112,011  
2000 Daniel L. Dickman: 67,330 Mike Oxley (inc.): 156,510 Ralph Mullinger (L): 8,278
2002 Jim Clark: 57,726 Mike Oxley (inc.): 120,001  
2004 Ben Konop: 115,422 Mike Oxley (inc.): 163,459  
2006 Richard E. Siferd: 83,929 James D. Jordan: 126,542  
2008 Mike Carroll: 93,495 James D. Jordan (inc.): 177,017  
2010 Doug Litt: 50,533 James D. Jordan (inc.): 146,029 Donald Kissick (L) 7,708
2012[4] Jim Slone: 114,214 James D. Jordan (inc.): 182,643 Chris Kalla (L): 16,141
2014 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
2016 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

In popular culture[edit]

During the third season of the musical comedy Glee, the primary antagonist Sue Sylvester and father of Glee Club member, Burt Hummel, compete for the seat, with Burt winning the seat in the seventh episode of the season.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My Congressional District". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c d e our campaigns OH - District 4 - History
  4. ^ "2012 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State. 

Coordinates: 40°30′N 83°58′W / 40.500°N 83.967°W / 40.500; -83.967