Decision 2020

OHIO STATE GOVERNMENT


Spectrum News 1 takes a look at the key races in Ohio politics. Here you can find details about who your current representatives are, track Ohio legislation, get live updates from your lawmakers, and see who’s going to be on the ballot.


OHIO'S 1ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Steve Chabot

STEVE CHABOT (R) - incumbent

  • Republican incumbent
Nicole Malliotakis

NIKKI FOSTER (D)

  • Democratic primary candidate
Candidate Kate Schroeder

KATE SCHRODER (D)

  • Democratic primary candidate
Kevin Kahn

KEVIN KAHN (L)

  • Libertarian primary candidate
OHIO'S 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Brad Wenstrup

BRAD WENSTRUP (R) Incumbent

  • Republican primary candidate
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H. ROBERT HARRIS (R)

  • Republican primary candidate
Jaime Castle

JAIME CASTLE (D)

  • Democratic primary candidate
OHIO'S 3RD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Joyce Beatty

JOYCE BEATTY (D) Incumbent 

  • Democratic primary candidate
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NICHOLAS MOSS (I)

  • Independent primary candidate
Candidate Morgan Harper

MORGAN HARPER (D)

Democratic primary candidate

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CLEOPHUS DULANEY (R)

  • Republican primary candidate
Mark Richardson

MARK RICHARDSON (R)

  • Republican primary candidate
OHIO'S 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Jim Jordan

JIM JORDAN (R) Incumbent 

  • Republican incumbent
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STEVE PERKINS (L) 

  • 3rd Party primary candidate
Candidate Shannon Freshour

SHANNON FRESHOUR (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
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CHRIS GIBBS (I)

  • Independent primary candidate
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MIKE LARSON (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
Jeffrey Sites Official

JEFFREY SITES (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
OHIO'S 5TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Bob Latta

BOB LATTA (R) Incumbent 

  • Republican primary candidate
GENERIC PERSON

XAVIER CARRIGAN (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
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GENE REDINGER (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
Nick Rubando

NICK RUBANDO (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
OHIO'S 6TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Bill Johnson

BILL JOHNSON (R) Incumbent 

  • Republican primary candidate
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KENNETH MORGAN (R)  

  • Republican primary candidate
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SHAWNA ROBERTS (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
OHIO'S 7TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Bob Gibbs

BOB GIBBS (R) Incumbent 

  • Republican primary candidate
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QUENTIN POTTER (D) 

  • Democratic write-In primary candidate
Brandon Lape

BRANDON LAPE (L) 

  • Libertarian primary candidate
OHIO'S 8TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Warren Davidson

WARREN DAVIDSON (R) Incumbent 

  • Republican primary candidate
GENERIC PERSON

EDWARD MEER (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
candidate Vanessa Enoch

VANESSA ENOCH (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
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MATTHEW GUYETTE (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
OHIO'S 9TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Marcy Kaptur

MARCY KAPTUR (D) Incumbent 

  • Democratic primary candidate
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TIMOTHY CORRIGAN (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
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PETER ROSEWICZ (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
Rob Weber

ROB WEBER (R)  

  • Republican primary candidate
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CHARLES BARRETT (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
Candidate Tim Connors

TIM CONNORS (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
OHIO'S 10TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Mike Turner

MIKE TURNER (R) Incumbent 

  • Republican primary candidate
Desiree Tims

DESIREE TIMS (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
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JOHN ANDERSON (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
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KATHI FLANDERS (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
Candidate Eric Moyer

ERIC MOYER (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
OHIO'S 11TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Marcia Fudge

MARCIA FUDGE (D) Incumbent 

  • Democratic primary candidate
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LAVERNE GORE (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
James Jerome Bell

JAMES JEROME BELL (D) 

  • Democratic Primary Candidate
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JONAH SCHULZ (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
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MICHAEL HOOD (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
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SHALIRA TAYLOR (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
Tariq Shabazz

TARIQ SHABAZZ (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
OHIO'S 12TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Troy Balderson

TROY BALDERSON (R) Incumbent 

  • Republican primary candidate
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JOHN STEWART (L)

  • Third Party write-in primary candidate
Generic Person

TIM DAY (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
Jenny Bell

JENNY BELL (D)

  • Democratic primary candidate
Alaina Shearer

ALAINA SHEARER (D)

  • Democratic primary candidate
OHIO'S 13TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Tim Ryan

TIM RYAN (D) Incumbent 

  • Democratic primary candidate
Richard Morckel

RICHARD MORCKEL (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
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MICHAEL FRICKE (L) 

  • Third party primary candidate
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CHRISTINA HAGAN (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
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JASON MORMANDO (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
Duane Hennen

DUANE HENNEN (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
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ROBERT SANTOS (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
Lou Lyras

LOU LYRAS (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
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DONALD TRUEX (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
OHIO'S 14TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Dave Joyce

DAVE JOYCE (R) Incumbent 

  • Republican primary candidate
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MARK PITRONE (R) 

  • Republican primary candidate
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HILLARY O'CONNER MUERI (D)  

  • Democratic primary candidate
OHIO'S 15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Steve Stivers

STEVE STIVERS (R) Incumbent 

  • Republican primary candidate
Shelby Hunt

SHELBY HUNT (R)

  • Republican primary candidate
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DANIEL KILGORE (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
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JOEL NEWBY (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
OHIO'S 16TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Anthony Gonzalez

ANTHONY GONZALEZ (R) Incumbent 

  • Republican primary candidate
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AARON GODFREY (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
candidate Ronald Karpus

RONALD KARPUS (D) 

  • Democratic primary candidate
DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT
Joe Biden

JOE BIDEN

  • 47th Vice President - served from 2009-2017
  • Served as U.S. senator from Delaware from 1973-2009
Bernie Sanders

BERNIE SANDERS

  • U.S. senator from Vermont - first elected in 2007
  • Served as U.S. House representative from Vermont
Candidate Mike Bloomberg

MIKE BLOOMBERG

  • Three term mayor of New York City
  • Billionaire business man and philanthropist
Elizabeth Warren

ELIZABETH WARREN

  • Serves as U.S. senator from Massachusetts 
  • Helped create Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Candidate Tulsi Gabbard

TULSI GABBARD

  • U.S. representative from Hawaii
  • Served in Iraq and Kuwait with the Hawaii National Guard
REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT
President Donald Trump

DONALD TRUMP

  • 45th president - Elected in 2016
  • Billionaire businessman
Candidate William Weld

WILLIAM WELD

  • Former governor of Massachusetts
  • Nominated to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico

2020 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES