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Voinovich retired at the end of the 111th Congress.

Sen. George V. Voinovich (R-Ohio)

  • District: Senior Senator from Ohio
  • Residence: Cleveland
  • Born: July 15, 1936; Cleveland, Ohio
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Janet Voinovich; four children (one deceased)
  • Education: Ohio U., B.A. 1958 (government); Ohio State U., J.D. 1961
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Ohio House, 1967-71; Cuyahoga County auditor, 1971-76; Cuyahoga County Commission, 1977-78; lieutenant governor, 1979; mayor of Cleveland, 1979-89; Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, 1988; governor, 1991-99; U.S. Senate, 1999-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Energy-Water; Homeland Security - Ranking Member; State-Foreign Operations; Transportation-HUD); Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety; Green Jobs & the New Economy; Transportation & Infrastructure - Ranking Member); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Federal Financial Management; Oversight of Government Management - Ranking Member; State, Local & Private Sector Preparedness)
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State Information: Ohio

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Rob Portman (R) 2,168,736 56.8%
Lee Fisher (D) 1,503,286 39.4%
Eric Deaton (CNSTP) 65,856 1.7%
Michael Pryce (I) 50,100 1.3%
Daniel LaBotz (S) 26,454 0.7%
Arthur Sullivan (WRI) 648 0%
2004 general George Voinovich (R) 3,464,356 63.8%
Eric Fingerhut (D) 1,961,171 36.2%
1998 general George V. Voinovich (R) 1,922,087 56.4%
Mary O. Boyle (D) 1,482,054 43.5%
1992 general John Glenn (D) 2,444,419 51%
Mike DeWine (R) 2,028,300 42.3%
Martha Kathryn Grevatt (I) 321,234 6.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 51.48% John McCain: 46.94%
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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