2014 Ohio Attorney General election

2014 Ohio Attorney General election

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Nominee Mike DeWine David Pepper
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,882,048 1,178,426
Percentage 61.5% 38.5%

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County results

DeWine:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%

Pepper:      50–60%

Attorney General before election

Mike DeWine
Republican

Elected Attorney General

Mike DeWine
Republican

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The 2014 Ohio Attorney General election was held on November 6, 2010, concurrently with other statewide offices including the Gubernatorial election. Incumbent Republican Attorney General and former 2-term United States Senator Mike DeWine was challenged by former member of the Hamilton County, Ohio Board of Commissioners and candidate for Auditor in 2010 David Pepper. DeWine won in a landslide winning 61% of the vote to Pepper's 38%, a 23-point margin of victory.

As of 2022, this along with many other concurrently held statewide races is the last time Franklin County was won by a Republican.

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

  • David Pepper, former member of the Hamilton County Ohio Board of Commissioners, Democratic nominee for Auditor in 2010.[1]

General election

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Mike
DeWine (R)
David
Pepper (D)
Undecided
The Columbus Dispatch October 22–31, 2014 1,009 ± 3.3% 61% 39%
The Columbus Dispatch September 3–12, 2014 1,185 ± 2.7% 60% 32% 7%
Buckeye Poll August 31, 2014 600 ± 4% 41% 22% 37%
Ohio GOP August 20–23, 2014 800 ± 3.5% 60% 31% 9%
Public Policy Polling August 16–19, 2013 551 RV ± 4.2% 46% 32% 21%

Results

Ohio Attorney General election, 2014[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mike DeWine (incumbent) 1,882,048 61.50% +13.96%
Democratic David Pepper 1,178,426 38.50% -7.76%
Total votes 3,060,474 100.00% N/A
Republican hold

See also

Footnotes

  1. ^ "David Pepper announces run for Ohio Attorney General - News Story". wcpo.com. Archived from the original on 1 March 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2022.
  2. ^ "2014 Elections Results". Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved March 27, 2017.
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