Ohio 2016 Election Results

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Since 1896, the winner of Ohio was elected the next president with only two exceptions (in 1944 and 1960). Ohio’s bellwether status continues in 2016 with the state’s 18 electoral votes up for grabs. Polling shows a close race with Donald Trump currently a slight favorite.

updated: November 8, 2016

Ohio 2016 Election Results

In 2012, Obama won Ohio by winning the cities of Cleveland, Toledo and Columbus by relatively large margins. Clinton will need to repeat to win in 2016.

Senator Rob Portman (Republican) is up for re-election and running against Democrat Ted Strickland. The race is currently leaning in the Republican’s favor.

Past Ohio Presidential Election Results

Democratic Winner | Republican Winner

Year Democratic Candidate | % of Vote Republican Candidate | % of Vote
2012 Obama 50% Romney 48%
2008 Obama 51% McCain 47%
2004 Kerry 49% Bush 51%
2000 Gore 46% Bush 50%
1996 Clinton 47% Dole 41%
1992 Clinton 40% Bush 38%
1988 Dukakis 44% Bush 55%
1984 Mondale 40% Reagan 59%
1980 Carter 41% Reagan 52%
1976 Carter 49% Ford 48%
1972 McGovern 38% Nixon 60%
1968 Humphrey 43% Nixon 45%
1964 Johnson 63% Goldwater 37%
1960 Kennedy 47% Nixon 53%

Ohio State Facts

Population (2010 census): 11,536,504
Population Rank By State: 7
Population Growth Estimate (2010-2014): 0.5%
Capital: Columbus
Largest City: Columbus
State Nickname: Buckeye State