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Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio)

District: 1st District
Political Highlights: independent candidate for Cincinnati City Council, 1979; Republican candidate for Cincinnati City Council, 1983; Cincinnati City Council, 1985-90; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1988; Hamilton County Board of Commissioners, 1990-95; U.S. House of Representatives, 1995-2009; defeated for re-election to U.S. House, 2008; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: Jan. 22, 1953; Cincinnati, Ohio
Residence: Cincinnati
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Donna Chabot; two children
Education: College of William & Mary, A.B. 1975; Northern Kentucky U., J.D. 1978
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1994 (10th term)
Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Asia & the Pacific; Middle East & North Africa); Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security & Investigations); Small Business

Election History
2014generalSteve Chabot (R) 124,77963.2
Fred Kundrata (D) 72,60436.8
2012generalSteve Chabot (R) 201,90757.7
Jeff Sinnard (D) 131,49037.6
Jim Berns (LIBERT) 9,6742.8
Rich Stevenson (GREEN) 6,6451.9
2010generalSteve Chabot (R) 103,77051.5
Steve Driehaus (D) 92,67246.0
Jim Berns (LIBERT) 3,0761.5
Rich Stevenson (GREEN) 2,0001.0
2008generalSteve Driehaus (D) 155,45552.5
Steve Chabot (R) 140,68347.5
2006generalSteve Chabot (R) 105,68052.2
John Cranley (D) 96,58447.8
2004generalSteve Chabot (R) 173,43059.8
Greg Harris (D) 116,23540.1
2002generalSteve Chabot (R) 110,76064.8
Greg Harris (D) 60,16835.2
2000generalSteve Chabot (R) 116,76853.0
John Cranley (D) 98,32844.6
David Groshoff (LIBERT) 3,3991.5
Rich Stevenson (NL) 1,9330.9
1998generalSteve Chabot (R) 92,42153.0
Roxanne Qualls (D) 82,00347.0
1996generalSteve Chabot (R) 118,32454.2
Mark Longabaugh (D) 94,71943.4
John Halley (NL) 5,3812.5
1994generalSteve Chabot (R) 92,99756.1
David Mann (D) 72,82243.9
1988generalThomas Luken (D) 117,68256.5
Steve Chabot (R) 90,73843.5
Roll Call Vitals


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

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.