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Rep. James B. Renacci (R-Ohio)

District: 16th District
Political Highlights: Wadsworth Board of Zoning Appeals, 1994-95; Wadsworth Planning Commission, 1996-99; Wadsworth City Council president, 2000-2003; mayor of Wadsworth, 2004-07; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: Dec. 3, 1958; Monongahela, Pa.
Residence: Wadsworth
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Tina Renacci; three children
Education: Indiana U. of Pennsylvania, B.S. 1980
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Budget; Ways & Means (Social Security; Tax Policy)

Election History
2014generalJames Renacci (R) 132,17663.7
Pete Crossland (D) 75,19936.3
2012generalJames Renacci (R) 185,16552.0
Betty Sutton (D) 170,60048.0
2010generalJames Renacci (R) 114,65252.1
John Boccieri (D) 90,83341.3
Jeffrey Blevins (LIBERT) 14,5856.6
Robert Ross (WRI) 670.0
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Ohio is 14th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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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.