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Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich (D-Ohio)

  • District: 10th District, Cleveland -- West Side and suburbs
  • Residence: Cleveland
  • Born: October 8, 1946; Cleveland, Ohio
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Elizabeth Kucinich; one child
  • Education: Case Western Reserve U., B.A., M.A. 1973 (speech communications)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Cleveland City Council, 1969-75; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 1972; independent candidate for U.S. House, 1974; mayor of Cleveland, 1977-79; defeated for re-election as mayor of Cleveland, 1979; Cleveland City Council, 1983-85; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 1988, 1992; Ohio Senate, 1995-97; U.S. House, 1997-2013; sought Democratic nomination for president, 2004, 2008
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (8th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Workforce Protections); Oversight & Government Reform (Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight & Government Spending - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 10th District, Cleveland -- West Side and suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Dennis Kucinich (D) 101,340 53%
Peter Corrigan (R) 83,807 43.9%
Jeff Goggins (LIBERT) 5,874 3.1%
2008 general Dennis Kucinich (D) 157,268 57%
Jim Trakas (R) 107,918 39.1%
Paul Conroy (LIBERT) 10,623 3.8%
2006 general Dennis Kucinich (D) 138,393 66.4%
Michael Dovilla (R) 69,996 33.6%
2004 general Dennis Kucinich (D) 172,406 60%
Edward Herman (R) 96,463 33.6%
Barbara Anne Ferris (I) 18,343 6.4%
2002 general Dennis Kucinich (D) 129,997 74.1%
Jon Heben (R) 41,778 23.8%
Judy Locy (I) 3,761 2.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 59% John McCain: 39%
2004 John Kerry: 58% George W. Bush: 41%
2000 Al Gore: 56% George W. Bush: 44%

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