Southeast Ohio US House District Race Results

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Bethany Venable
Associated Press

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Updated Tue, Nov 6, 2012 11:07 pm

UPDATE 11:07 P.M. Athens-based candidate for US House 15th District Pat Lang just issued this statement after losing to incumbent Republican Steve Stivers:  "I congratulate Congressman Stivers on his victory. I am proud of our campaign to stand up for the middle class. I'm particularly gratified to have won Athens County, where folks know Jenny and me best, with 70 percent of the vote. I am grateful for all the support we received, especially from our volunteers."


UPDATE 10:17 P.M. The Associated Press is now reporting Republican candidate Brad Wenstrup is the unofficial winner of the 2nd District US House seat.

Wenstrup's win means Republican candidates have so far dominated Southeast Ohio district seats in this election.

Only District 6, a contest between Republican incumbent Bill Johnson and Democrat challenger Charlie Wilson, remains uncalled.


UPDATE 10:15 P.M. The Associated Press reports GOP candidate Pat Tiberi is the unofficial winner of US House District 12 seat.


UPDATE 10:05 P.M. The Associated Press is reporting Republican incumbent Steve Stivers has been declared the unofficial winner of the US House of Representatives 15th District race, besting challenger and current Athens city law director Pat Lang.


UPDATE 9:45 P.M.  More than a third of Ohio's 9,231 precincts are now reporting numbers to the Ohio Secretary of State's office and the leads in several races are beginning to widen.

According to updated numbers from the Ohio Secretary of State's office, in the race for US House District 2, Republican Brad Wenstrup broadens his lead over Democrat William Smith with 60 to 40 percent of the vote.

The race for US House District 6 remains close, with Republican incumbent Bill Johnson and Democrat challenger Charlie Wilson neck and neck with 52 percent and 48 percent respectively.

In the race of US House District 12, Republican incumbent Pat Tiberi take a larger lead with 60 percent while Democrat Jim Reese hold on to 40 percent in early tallies.

And in the 15th District race for US House, Republican incumbent Steve Stivers has 58 percent of votes, and Democrat challenger and current Athens city law director Pat Lang has 42 percent.


UPDATE 9:15 P.M.  More than 1,800 of Ohio's 9,231 precincts are now reporting numbers to the Ohio Secretary of State's office.

According to updated numbers from the Ohio Secretary of State's office, in the race for US House District 2, Republican Brad Wenstrup broadens his lead over Democrat William Smith with 59 to 41 percent of the vote.

The race for US House District 6 remains close, with Republican incumbent Bill Johnson and Democrat challenger Charlie Wilson neck and neck with 51 percent and 49 percent respectively.

In the race of US House District 12, numbers remain close with Republican incumbent Pat Tiberi has a lead of 59 percent while Democrat Jim Reese has captured 41 percent in early tallies.

And in the 15th District race for US House, Republican incumbent Steve Stivers has 56 percent of votes, and Democrat challenger and current Athens city law director Pat Lang has 44 percent.


UPDATE 8:32 P.M. More than 100 of Ohio's 9,231 precincts are now reporting numbers to the Ohio Secretary of State's office.

According to updated numbers from the Ohio Secretary of State's office, in the race for US House District 2, Republican Brad Wenstrup continues to lead Democrat William Smith with 54 to 46 percent of the vote.

The race for US House District 6 tightens, with Republican incumbent Bill Johnson and Democrat challenger Charlie Wilson each holding on to 50 percent.

In the race of US House District 12, numbers remain close with Republican Incumbent Pat Tiberi has a lead of 57 percent while Democrat Jim Reese has captured 42 percent in early tallies.

And in the 15th District race for US House, Republican incumbent Steve Stivers has 55 percent of votes, and Democrat challenger and current Athens city law director Pat Lang has 45 percent.


With just six precincts reporting in the state of Ohio, early results show the majority of the United States House of Representatives races for Southeast Ohio districts fairly close.

According to updated numbers from the Ohio Secretary of State's office, in the race for US House District 2, Republican Brad Wenstrup leads Democrat William Smith with 60 to 40 percent of the vote.

In the race for US House District 6, Republican incumbent Bill Johnson leads slightly with 51 percent and Democrat challenger Charlie Wilson trails with 49 percent of the vote.

Republican incumbent in the US House District 12 race Pat Tiberi has a lead of 57 percent while Democrat Jim Reese has captured 43 percent in early tallies.

And in the 15th District race for US House, Republican incumbent Steve Stivers has 57 percent of votes, and Democrat challenger and current Athens city law director Pat Lang has 43 percent.

 

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