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Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio)


Biography
District: 9th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 1983-present
Born: June 17, 1946; Toledo, Ohio
Residence: Toledo
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Single
Education: U. of Wisconsin, B.A. 1968; U. of Michigan, M.U.P. 1974; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, attended 1981
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1982 (16th term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Defense; Energy-Water - Ranking Member; Financial Services)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 108,87067.7
Richard May (R) 51,70432.2
2012generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 217,77173.0
Samuel Wurzelbacher (R) 68,66823.0
Sean Stipe (LIBERT) 11,7253.9
2010generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 121,81959.4
Rich Iott (R) 83,42340.6
2008generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 222,05474.4
Bradley Leavitt (R) 76,51225.6
2006generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 153,88073.6
Bradley Leavitt (R) 55,11926.4
2004generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 205,14968.1
Larry Kaczala (R) 95,98331.9
2002generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 132,23674.0
Edward Emery (R) 46,48126.0
2000generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 168,54774.8
Dwight Bryan (R) 49,44621.9
Galen Fries (LIBERT) 4,2391.9
Dennis Slotnick (NL) 3,0961.4
1998generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 130,79381.2
Edward Emery (R) 30,31218.8
1996generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 170,61777.1
Randy Whitman (R) 46,04020.8
Elizabeth Slotnick (NL) 4,6772.1
1994generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 118,12075.3
Randy Whitman (R) 38,66524.7
1992generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 178,87973.6
Ken Brown (R) 53,01121.8
Ed Howard (I) 11,1624.6
1990generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 117,68178.0
Jerry Lammers (R) 33,79122.0
1988generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 157,55781.0
Al Hawkins (R) 36,18319.0
1986generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 105,64678.0
Mike Shufeldt (R) 30,64322.0
1984generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 117,98555.0
1982generalMarcy Kaptur (D) 95,16258.0
Roll Call Vitals

15th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Ohio Rep. John A. Boehner (R) is 36th.

14th

Ohio is 14th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

3,863

Twitter Followers (@RepMarcyKaptur)

Rep. Marcy Kaptur has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.