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Ohio Congressional Districts Map & Gerrymandering

We’ve had some requests to post up Ohio’s Congressional Districts so people can find out what district they are in. We’ve decided to post this map to help you find out what district you are in and who works for you in those districts. We hope this map helps you gain a better insight into the State of Ohio and how it all works!

Large Ohio Congressional Map

The following listing contains links to the members website as well as their Washington, DC contact phone numbers.

Residents of Ohio are represented in Congress by 2 Senators and 18 Representatives.
Member Name DC Phone DC FAX
Senator George V. Voinovich (R- OH) 202-224-3353 202-228-1382
Senator Sherrod Brown (D- OH) 202-224-2315 202-228-6321
Representative Steve Driehaus (D – 01) 202-225-2216 202-225-3012
Representative Jean Schmidt (R – 02) 202-225-3164 202-225-1992
Representative Michael Turner (R – 03) 202-225-6465 202-225-6754
Representative Jim Jordan (R – 04) 202-225-2676 202-226-0577
Representative Bob Latta (R – 05) 202-225-6405 202-225-1985
Representative Charlie Wilson (D – 06) 202-225-5705 202-225-5907
Representative Steve Austria (R – 07) 202-225-4324 202-225-1984
Representative John Boehner (R – 08) 202-225-6205 202-225-0704
Representative Marcy Kaptur (D – 09) 202-225-4146 202-225-7711
Representative Dennis J. Kucinich (D – 10) 202-225-5871 202-225-5745
Representative Marcia L. Fudge (D – 11) 202-225-7032 202-225-1339
Representative Patrick J. Tiberi (R – 12) 202-225-5355 202-226-4523
Representative Betty Sutton (D – 13) 202-225-3401 202-225-2266
Representative Steven C. LaTourette (R – 14) 202-225-5731 202-225-3307
Representative Mary Jo Kilroy (D – 15) 202-225-2015 202-225-3529
Representative John A. Boccieri (D – 16) 202-225-3876 202-225-3059
Representative Tim Ryan (D – 17) 202-225-5261 202-225-3719
Representative Zack Space (D – 18) 202-225-6265 202-225-3394

Use this list as a reference so you can contact your Senators and Representative on issues for which you feel strongly. Remember you are these people’s employers, so make sure you contact them frequently to let them know how they are doing on their job.

Gerrymandering
Ever wonder why the districts are so screwed up and some counties and divided between districts? Why are they so stretched out over wide areas of the state? It all comes down to the game of politics.

Gerrymandering is a form of boundary delimitation (redistricting) in which electoral district or constituency boundaries are deliberately modified for electoral purposes, thereby producing a contorted or unusual shape. The resulting district is known as a gerrymander; however, that noun can also refer to the process.

Gerrymandering may be used to achieve desired electoral results for a particular party, or may be used to help or hinder a particular group of constituents, such as a political, racial, linguistic, religious or class group.

When used to allege that a given party is gaining a disproportionate power, the term gerrymandering has negative connotations. However, a gerrymander may also be used for purposes that some perceive as positive, notably in US federal voting district boundaries which produce a proportion of constituencies with an African-American or other minority in the majority (these are thus called “minority-majority districts”).

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