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Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio)

  • District: Senior Senator from Ohio
  • Residence: Cleveland
  • Born: November 9, 1952; Mansfield, Ohio
  • Religion: Lutheran
  • Family: Wife, Connie Schultz; two children, two stepchildren
  • Education: Yale U., B.A. 1974 (Russian & East European studies); Ohio State U., M.A. 1979 (education); Ohio State U., M.A. 1981 (public administration)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Ohio House, 1975-83; Ohio secretary of state, 1983-91; defeated for re-election as Ohio secretary of state, 1990; U.S. House, 1993-2007; U.S. Senate, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities & Markets; Jobs, Rural Economic Growth & Energy Innovation; Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Food & Agricultural Research); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection - Chairman; Housing, Transportation & Community Development; National Security & International Trade and Finance); Finance (Fiscal Responsibility & Economic Growth; International Trade, Customs & Global Competitiveness; Social Security, Pensions & Family Policy - Chairman); Veterans' Affairs; Select Ethics
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State Information: Ohio

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (U.S. senator) Sherrod Brown (D) 2,762,690 50.7%
Josh Mandel (R) 2,435,712 44.7%
Scott Rupert (I) 250,616 4.6%
2006 general (U.S. senator) Sherrod Brown (D) 2,257,369 56.2%
Mike DeWine (R) 1,761,037 43.8%
Richard Duncan (X) 830 0%
2004 general (OH-13 representative) Sherrod Brown (D) 201,004 67.4%
Robert Lucas (R) 97,090 32.6%
2002 general (OH-13 representative) Sherrod Brown (D) 123,025 69%
Ed Oliveros (R) 55,357 31%
2000 general (OH-13 representative) Sherrod Brown (D) 170,058 64.6%
Rick Jeric (R) 84,295 32%
Michael Chmura (LIBERT) 5,837 2.2%
David Kluter (NL) 3,108 1.2%
1998 general (OH-13 representative) Sherrod Brown (D) 116,309 61.5%
Grace L. Drake (R) 72,666 38.4%
1996 general (OH-13 representative) Sherrod Brown (D) 146,690 60.5%
Kenneth C. Blair Jr. (R) 87,108 35.9%
David Kluter (NL) 8,707 3.6%
1994 general (OH-13 representative) Sherrod Brown (D) 93,147 49.1%
Gregory A. White (R) 86,422 45.5%
Howard Mason (I) 7,777 4.1%
John Michael Ryan (I) 2,430 1.3%
1992 general (OH-13 representative) Sherrod Brown (D) 134,486 53.3%
Margaret R. Mueller (R) 88,889 35.2%
Mark Miller (I) 20,320 8.1%
Tom Lawson (I) 4,719 1.9%
Werner J. Lange (I) 3,844 1.5%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 51.5% John McCain: 46.91%
2012 : 50.67% : 47.69%
2004 John Kerry: 49% George W. Bush: 51%
2000 Al Gore: 46% George W. Bush: 50%
1996 Bill Clinton: 47% Robert Dole: 41%
1992 Bill Clinton: 40% George H. W. Bush: 38%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 44% George H. W. Bush: 55%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 40% :

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