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Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio)

  • District: 5th District, Northwest -- Bowling Green, Perrysburg
  • Residence: Bowling Green
  • Born: April 18, 1956; Bluffton, Ohio
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Marcia Latta; two children
  • Education: Ohio Northern U., attended 1974-75; Bowling Green State U., B.A. 1978 (history); Ohio Northern U., attended 1978-79 (law); U. of Toledo, J.D. 1981
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Ohio Republican Central Committee, 1986-88; sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 1988; Ohio Republican Central Committee, 1990-92; Wood County Commission, 1990-96; Ohio Senate, 1997-00; Ohio House, 2001-07; U.S. House, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2007 (3rd full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Communications & Technology; Energy & Power; Environment & the Economy)
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State Information: 5th District, Northwest -- Bowling Green, Perrysburg

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Bob Latta (R) 201,514 57.3%
Angela Zimmann (D) 137,806 39.2%
Eric Eberly (LIBERT) 12,558 3.6%
2010 general Bob Latta (R) 140,703 67.8%
Caleb Finkenbiner (D) 54,919 26.5%
Brian Smith (LIBERT) 11,831 5.7%
2008 general Bob Latta (R) 188,905 64.1%
George Mays (D) 105,840 35.9%
2007 special Bob Latta (R) 56,114 57%
Robin Weirauch (D) 42,229 42.9%
John Green (LIBERT) 167 0.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 44% Mitt Romney: 54%
2008 Barack Obama: 46% John McCain: 52%

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