It was an eye opener last night in Ohio, a late Halloween horror flick for many democrats in Ohio. Angry voters had decided they’ve had enough – enough lost jobs, enough money taken out of their pockets as they decidedly defeated many incumbents in Ohio’s races.
Governor’s Race: Republican challenger John Kasich beat incumbent Democrat Ted Strickland.
Senate Race: Republican Rob Portman beat Democrat Lee Fisher 57% to 39%
In a massive upset, Ohio’s 18th district Republican Bob Gibbs unseated unseated incumbent Democrat Zack Space 54% to 40%.
Ohio’s 2nd District: Republican Jean Schmidt 59% to Democrat Surya Yalamanchili 35%.
Ohio’s 4th District: Republican Jim Jordan 72% / Democrat Doug Litt 25%
Ohio 5th District: Republican Bob Latta walked all over Democrat Caleb Finkenbiner 68% to 26%.
Ohio’s 6th District: Republican Bill Johnson beat Democrat Charlie Wilson 50% to 45%.
Ohio’s 7th District: (R) Steve Austria 63% / (D) Bill Conner 32%
Ohio’s 8th District: Republican John Boehner easily held onto his seat against Democrat Justin Coussoule 66% to 30%.
Ohio’s 9th District: Democrat Marcy Kaptur 59% / Republican Rich Lott 41%
Ohio’s 10th District: (D) Dennis Kucinich 53% / (R) Peter Corrigan 44%
Ohio’s 12th District: Republican Pat Tiberi 56% / Paula Brooks (Democrat) 40%
Ohio’s 14th District: Republican Steve LaTourette 65% / Bill O’Neil Democrat 31%
Ohio’s 15th District: Republican Steve Stivers 55% / Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy 41%