|Ohio's 15th congressional district|
The 15th congressional district of Ohio is currently vacant. It was most recently represented by Republican Steve Stivers, who resigned May 16, 2021 to become president and CEO of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. Following his resignation, a special election will be held. The district includes the southern portions of Columbus as well as communities west and south of the city. It also includes the college towns of Athens and Wilmington.
From 2003 to 2013 Union County and Madison County were entirely within the district's boundaries as is approximately half of Franklin County. The 15th district included the cities of Upper Arlington, Hilliard, Grove City, Grandview Heights, Plain City, London, and Wilmington, as well as the downtown and western portions of Columbus.
Election results from presidential races
List of members representing the district
The following chart shows historic election results. Bold type indicates victor. Italic type indicates incumbent.
|2020||Joel Newby: 140,183||Steve Stivers: 243,103|
|2018||Rick Neal: 116,112||Steve Stivers: 170,593||Johnathan Miller (L): 5,738|
|2016||Scott Wharton: 113,960||Steve Stivers: 222,847|
|2014||Scott Wharton: 66,125||Steve Stivers: 128,496|
|2012||Pat Lang: 128,188||Steve Stivers: 205,277|
|2010||Mary Jo Kilroy: 86,815||Steve Stivers: 116,290||William Kammerer (L): 5,831 |
David Ryon (Constitution): 3,728
Bill Buckel (Write-In): 240 
|2008||Mary Jo Kilroy: 139,584||Steve Stivers: 137,272||Mark M. Noble (L): 14,061 |
Don Eckhart: 12,915
Travis Casper: 6 
|2006||Mary Jo Kilroy: 109,677||Deborah D. Pryce: 110,739|
|2004||Mark P. Brown: 117,324||Deborah D. Pryce: 189,024|
|2002||Mark P. Brown: 54,286||Deborah D. Pryce: 108,193|
|2000||William L. Buckel: 64,805||Deborah D. Pryce: 156,792||Scott T. Smith (L): 10,700|
|1998||Adam Clay Miller: 49,334||Deborah D. Pryce: 113,846||Kevin Nestor: 9,996|
|1996||Cliff Arnebeck Jr.: 64,665||Deborah D. Pryce: 156,776|
|1994||William L. Buckel: 46,480||Deborah D. Pryce: 112,912|
|1992||Richard Cordray: 94,907||Deborah D. Pryce: 110,390||Linda Reidelbach: 44,906|
|1990||Thomas V. Erney: 68,510||Chalmers P. Wylie: 99,251||William L. Buckel (WI): 158|
|1988||Mark S. Froehlich: 51,172||Chalmers P. Wylie: 154,694|
|1986||David L. Jackson: 55,750||Chalmers P. Wylie: 97,745|
|1984||Duane Jager: 58,870||Chalmers P. Wylie: 148,311|
|1982||Greg Kostelac: 47,070||Chalmers P. Wylie: 104,678||Steve Kender (L): 6,139|
|1980||Terry Freeman: 48,708||Chalmers P. Wylie: 129,025|
|1978||Henry W. Eckhart: 37,000||Chalmers P. Wylie: 91,023|
|1976||Manley L. "Mike" McGee: 57,741||Chalmers P. Wylie: 109,630|
|1974||Manley L. "Mike" McGee: 49,683||Chalmers P. Wylie: 79,376|
|1972||Manley L. "Mike" McGee: 55,314||Chalmers P. Wylie: 115,779||Edward Price (AI): 4,820|
|1970||Manley L. "Mike" McGee: 34,018||Chalmers P. Wylie: 81,536|
|1968||Russell H. Volkema: 35,861||Chalmers P. Wylie: 98,499|
|1966||Robert L. Van Heyde: 38,805||Chalmers P. Wylie: 57,993|
|1964||Robert T. Secrest: 62,438||Randall Metcalf: 31,803|
|1962||Robert T. Secrest: 41,856||Tom Van Horn Moorehead: 38,095|
|1960||Herbert U. Smith: 47,366||Tom Van Horn Moorehead: 49,742|
|1958||Herbert U. Smith: 36,026||John E. Henderson: 48,316|
|1956||Herbert U. Smith: 35,954||John E. Henderson: 55,126|
|1954||Max L. Underwood: 32,795||John E. Henderson: 38,524|
|1952||Robert T. Secrest: 62,913||Percy W. Griffiths: 34,966|
|1950||Robert T. Secrest: 47,448||Holland M. Gary: 29,573|
|1948||Robert T. Secrest: 45,575||Percy W. Griffiths: 35,294|
|1946||Robert T. Secrest: 32,159||Percy W. Griffiths: 36,564|
|1944||Olney R. Gillogly: 31,756||Percy W. Griffiths: 47,710|
|1942||Charles W. Lynch: 23,213||Percy W. Griffiths: 35,137|
|1940||Robert T. Secrest: 57,359||Clair A. Young: 40,233|
|1938||Robert T. Secrest: 42,573||Percy W. Griffiths: 38,903|
|1936||Robert T. Secrest: 53,263||Kenneth C. Ray: 42,053||Joe I. Clarke: 333|
|1934||Robert T. Secrest: 42,722||Kenneth C. Ray: 33,950|
|1932||Robert T. Secrest: 50,313||C. Ellis Moore: 38,113||Joseph H. Ewing: 444|
|1930||H. R. McClintock: 33,968||C. Ellis Moore: 35,611|
|1928||Frank H. Ward: 26,441||C. Ellis Moore: 50,941|
|1926||E. B. Schneider: 23,703||C. Ellis Moore: 28,519|
|1924||James R. Alexander: 30,608||C. Ellis Moore: 39,155|
|1922||James R. Alexander: 30,120||C. Ellis Moore: 32,894||F. J. Ash: 1,003|
|1920||John S. Talbott: 30,326||C. Ellis Moore: 42,419|
Historical district boundaries
In popular culture
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- Choi, Joseph (April 19, 2021). "GOP Rep. Steve Stivers plans to retire". TheHill. Retrieved April 20, 2021.
- "2018 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
- "2016 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
- "2014 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
- "2012 Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State.
- "Election Statistics". Ohio Secretary of State. Archived from the original on May 21, 2008. Retrieved November 6, 2010.
- Federal Elections 2008. Federal Elections Commission, Washington DC, July 2009
- Julie Carr Smyth, "Recount confirms Republican won Ohio congressional district, The Beacon Journal, December 11, 2006.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present