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Elections 2020

State Facts

Capitol: Columbus
Nickname: Buckeye State
Bird: Cardinal
Motto: With God, All Things are Possible

Past Presidential Elections

2012

Barack Obama: 50.7%
Mitt Romney: 47.7%

2008

Barack Obama: 51.5%
John McCain: 46.9%

2004

John Kerry: 48.7%
George Bush: 50.8%

2000

Al Gore: 46.5%
Ralph Nader: 2.5%
George Bush: 50.0%

1996

Bill Clinton: 47.4%
Ross Perot: 10.7%
Bob Dole: 41.0%

1992

Bill Clinton: 40.2%
Ross Perot: 21.0%
George Bush: 38.3%

1988

Michael Dukakis: 44.1%
George Bush: 55.0%

Previous Election Results, other races

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Ealy Democratic 74,197 16.9%
Edward FitzGerald Democratic 366,056 83.1%

2014 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Edward FitzGerald Democratic 1,009,359 33.0%
Anita Rios Green 101,706 3.3%
John Kasich Republican 1,944,848 63.6%

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Kasich Republican 559,671 100.0%

2012 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sherrod Brown Democratic 2,762,757 50.7%
Scott Rupert Independent 250,617 4.6%
Josh Mandel Republican 2,435,740 44.7%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Brunner Democratic 304,026 44.4%
Lee Fisher Democratic 380,189 55.6%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ted Strickland Democratic 630,785 100.0%

2010 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ted Strickland Democratic 1,812,059 47.0%
Ken Matesz Libertarian 92,116 2.4%
John Kasich Republican 1,889,186 49.0%

2010 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lee Fisher Democratic 1,503,297 39.4%
Rob Portman Republican 2,168,742 56.9%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Kasich Republican 746,715 100.0%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rob Portman Republican 667,369 100.0%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sherrod Brown Democratic 583,776 78.1%
Merrill Keiser Democratic 163,628 21.9%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bryan Flannery Democratic 166,253 20.8%
Ted Strickland Democratic 634,114 79.2%

2006 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sherrod Brown Democratic 2,257,369 56.2%
Mike DeWine Republican 1,761,037 43.8%

2006 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ted Strickland Democratic 2,435,384 60.6%
J. Kenneth Blackwell Republican 1,474,285 36.7%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike DeWine Republican 565,580 71.7%
William Pierce Republican 108,978 13.8%
David Smith Republican 114,186 14.5%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
J. Kenneth Blackwell Republican 460,349 55.7%
Jim Petro Republican 365,618 44.3%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Norbert Dennerll Democratic 277,721 29.2%
Eric Fingerhut Democratic 672,989 70.8%

2004 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Eric Fingerhut Democratic 1,961,249 36.1%
George Voinovich Republican 3,464,651 63.9%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Mitchel Republican 195,476 23.4%
George Voinovich Republican 640,082 76.6%

2002 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Timothy Hagan Democratic 1,236,924 38.3%
John Eastman Independent 126,686 3.9%
Bob Taft Republican 1,865,007 57.8%

2000 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Theodore Celeste Democratic 375,205 43.9%
Richard Cordray Democratic 202,345 23.7%
Marvin McMickle Democratic 208,291 24.3%
Daniel Radakovich Democratic 69,620 8.1%

2000 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ted Celeste Democratic 1,597,122 35.9%
John McAlister Libertarian 117,466 2.6%
Mike DeWine Republican 2,666,736 59.9%

2000 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Frank Cremeans Republican 104,219 8.0%
Mike DeWine Republican 1,029,860 79.5%
Ronald Dickson Republican 161,185 12.4%

1998 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mary Boyle Democratic 1,482,054 43.5%
George Voinovich Republican 1,922,087 56.5%

1998 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lee Fisher Democratic 1,498,956 44.7%
John Mitchel Reform 111,468 3.3%
Bob Taft Republican 1,678,721 50.0%

1998 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
David McCollough Republican 208,011 27.7%
George Voinovich Republican 543,833 72.3%