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The governor shall be elected quadrennially, jointly with the lieutenant governor,
and shall hold his office for a term of four years. The term of office of the governor
shall commence on the second Monday of January next after his election. [Link]

RACES [Show Primaries]
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Date Type Results
Nov 04, 2014 General Election
  Republican Primary Winner
0
0.00%
  Democratic Primary Winner
0
0.00%
 Charles Earl
0
0.00%
Nov 02, 2010 General Election
 John Kasich
1,889,180
49.04%
 Ted Strickland(I)
1,812,047
47.04%
 Ken Matesz
92,116
2.39%
 Dennis Spisak
58,475
1.52%
 David L. Sargent, II (W)
635
0.02%
Nov 07, 2006 General Election
 Ted Strickland
2,435,384
60.54%
 J. Kenneth "Ken" Blackwell
1,474,285
36.65%
 Bill Peirce
71,468
1.78%
 Bob Fitrakis
40,965
1.02%
 James Lundeen (W)
579
0.01%
 Larry Bays (W)
73
0.00%
Nov 05, 2002 General Election
 Robert A. "Bob" Taft III(I)
1,865,007
57.76%
 Tim Hagan
1,236,924
38.31%
 John A. Eastman
126,686
3.92%
 James Whitman (W)
291
0.01%
 Eva Braiman (W)
84
0.00%
Dec 31, 1998 Appointment
 Nancy Hollister
1
100.00%
Nov 03, 1998 General Election
 Robert A. "Bob" Taft III
1,678,721
50.05%
 Lee Fisher
1,498,956
44.69%
 John R. Mitchel
111,468
3.32%
 Zanna Feitler
65,068
1.94%
Nov 08, 1994 General Election
 George V. Voinovich(I)
2,401,572
71.77%
 Robert L. Burch, Jr.
835,849
24.98%
 Billy Inmon
108,745
3.25%
 Keith W. Hatton (W)
48
0.00%
 Michael Italie (W)
24
0.00%
Nov 06, 1990 General Election
 George V. Voinovich
1,938,103
55.73%
 Anthony J. Celebrezze, Jr.
1,539,416
44.27%
 David Marshall
82
0.00%
 James E Attia
49
0.00%
Nov 04, 1986 General Election
 Richard F. Celeste(I)
1,858,372
60.60%
 James A. Rhodes
1,207,264
39.37%
 Thomas V. Brown
803
0.03%
 Guy Templeton Black (W)
92
0.00%
 Robbie Scherr (W)
80
0.00%
Nov 02, 1982 General Election
 Richard F. Celeste
1,981,882
59.04%
 Clarence "Bud" Brown, Jr.
1,303,962
38.85%
 Phyllis Goetz
39,114
1.17%
 Kurt O. Landefiled
17,484
0.52%
 Erwin Reupert
14,279
0.43%
Nov 07, 1978 General Election
 James A. Rhodes(I)
1,402,167
49.31%
 Richard F. Celeste
1,354,631
47.64%
 Patricia H. Wright
35,164
1.24%
 John O'Neill
29,413
1.03%
 Allan Friedman
21,951
0.77%
 Robert Menefee (W)
25
0.00%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 James A. Rhodes
1,493,679
48.62%
 John J. Gilligan(I)
1,482,191
48.25%
 Nancy B. Lazar
95,625
3.11%
 Jack A. Snyder (W)
359
0.01%
 Joseph Pirincin (W)
113
0.00%
 Byron Anderson (W)
43
0.00%
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 John J. Gilligan
1,725,560
54.19%
 Roger Cloud
1,382,659
43.42%
 Edward T. Lawton
61,300
1.93%
 Joseph Pirincin
14,087
0.44%
 John A. Crites (W)
321
0.01%
 Maria Sweetenham (W)
106
0.00%
 Donald R. Lesiak (W)
100
0.00%
Nov 08, 1966 General Election
 James A. Rhodes(I)
1,795,277
62.18%
 Frazier Reams, Jr.
1,092,054
37.82%
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 James A. Rhodes
1,836,432
58.92%
 Michael V. DiSalle(I)
1,280,521
41.08%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 Michael V. DiSalle
1,869,260
56.92%
 C. William O'Neill(I)
1,414,874
43.08%
Jan 03, 1957 Appointment
 John W. Brown
1
100.00%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 C. William O'Neill
1,984,988
56.04%
 Michael V. DiSalle
1,557,103
43.96%
Nov 02, 1954 General Election
 Frank J. Lausche(I)
1,405,262
54.09%
 James A. Rhodes
1,192,528
45.91%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 Frank J. Lausche(I)
2,015,110
55.90%
 Charles P. Taft II
1,590,058
44.10%
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 Frank J. Lausche(I)
1,522,249
52.62%
 Don H. Ebright
1,370,570
47.38%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 Frank J. Lausche
1,619,775
53.67%
 Thomas J. Herbert(I)
1,398,514
46.33%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 Thomas J. Herbert
1,166,550
50.64%
 Frank J. Lausche(I)
1,125,997
48.88%
 Arla A. Albaugh
11,203
0.49%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 Frank J. Lausche
1,603,809
51.82%
 James Garfield Stewart
1,491,450
48.18%
Nov 03, 1942 General Election
 John W. Bricker(I)
1,086,937
60.50%
 John McSweeney
709,599
39.50%
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 John W. Bricker(I)
1,824,863
55.55%
 Martin L. Davey
1,460,396
44.45%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 John W. Bricker
1,265,548
52.45%
 Charles Sawyer
1,147,323
47.55%
Nov 03, 1936 General Election
 Martin L. Davey(I)
1,539,461
52.02%
 John W. Bricker
1,412,773
47.74%
 Andrew R. Onda
7,372
0.25%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 Martin L. Davey
1,118,257
51.13%
 Clarence J. Brown
1,052,851
48.14%
 I. O. Ford
15,854
0.72%
  Scattering
64
0.00%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 George White(I)
1,356,518
52.81%
 David S. Ingalls
1,151,933
44.85%
 Joseph W. Sharts
32,288
1.26%
 Aaron S. Watkins
19,575
0.76%
 John Marshall
6,349
0.25%
 William Woodhouse
1,784
0.07%
Nov 04, 1930 General Election
 George White
1,033,168
52.80%
 Myers Y. Cooper(I)
923,538
47.20%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 Myers Y. Cooper
1,355,517
54.79%
 Martin L. Davey
1,106,739
44.74%
 Joseph W. Sharts
7,149
0.29%
 William Patterson
2,184
0.09%
 John D. Goerke
1,272
0.05%
 Frank W. Stanton
1,085
0.04%
Nov 02, 1926 General Election
 A. V. "Vic" Donahey(I)
702,733
50.33%
 Myers Y. Cooper
685,957
49.13%
 Joseph W. Sharts
5,985
0.43%
 Walter Freeman
1,597
0.11%
Nov 04, 1924 General Election
 A. V. "Vic" Donahey(I)
1,064,981
53.97%
 Harry L. Davis
888,139
45.01%
 Virgil D. Allen
11,776
0.60%
 Franklin J. Catlin
8,468
0.43%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 A. V. "Vic" Donahey
821,948
50.56%
 Carmi A. Thompson
803,300
49.41%
  Scattering
551
0.03%
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Harry L. Davis
1,039,835
51.91%
 A. V. "Vic" Donahey
918,962
45.88%
 Frank B. Hamilton
42,889
2.14%
 Earl H. Foote
1,497
0.07%
Nov 05, 1918 General Election
 James M. Cox(I)
486,403
50.62%
 Frank B. Willis
474,459
49.38%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 James M. Cox
568,218
48.40%
 Frank B. Willis(I)
561,602
47.83%
 Tom Clifford
36,908
3.14%
 John H. Dickason
7,347
0.63%
Nov 03, 1914 General Election
 Frank B. Willis
523,074
46.32%
 James M. Cox(I)
493,804
43.73%
 James R. Garfield
60,904
5.39%
 Scott Wilkins
51,441
4.56%
Nov 05, 1912 General Election
 James M. Cox
439,323
41.71%
 Robert B. Brown
272,500
25.87%
 Arthur Lovett Garford
217,903
20.69%
 Charles Emil Ruthenberg
87,709
8.33%
 Daniel A. Poling
16,607
1.58%
 John Kircher
2,689
0.26%
Nov 01, 1910 General Election
 Judson Harmon(I)
477,077
51.61%
 Warren G. Harding
376,700
40.75%
 Tom Clifford
60,637
6.56%
 Henry A. Thompson
7,129
0.77%
 J.R. Malley
2,920
0.32%
Nov 03, 1908 General Election
 Judson Harmon
552,569
49.20%
 Andrew L. Harris(I)
533,197
47.47%
 Robert Bandlow
28,573
2.54%
 John Kircher
7,665
0.68%
 John B. Martin
797
0.07%
 Andrew F. Otte
397
0.04%
Jun 18, 1906 Succession
 Andrew L. Harris
1
100.00%
Nov 07, 1905 General Election
 John M. Pattison
473,264
50.53%
 Myron T. Herrick(I)
430,617
45.98%
 Isaac Cowan
17,795
1.90%
 Aaron S. Watkins
13,061
1.39%
 John E. Seitger
1,808
0.19%
Nov 02, 1903 General Election
 Myron T. Herrick
475,560
54.89%
 Tom L. Johnson
361,748
41.76%
 Nelson D. Creamer
13,505
1.56%
 Isaac Cowan
13,467
1.55%
 John D. Goerke
2,071
0.24%
Nov 05, 1901 General Election
 George K. Nash(I)
436,092
52.70%
 James Kilbourne
368,525
44.53%
 E. Jay Pinney
9,878
1.19%
 Harry C. Thompson
7,359
0.89%
 John H.T. Juergens
2,994
0.36%
 John Richardson
2,718
0.33%
Nov 02, 1899 General Election
 George K. Nash
417,199
45.94%
 John Roll McLean
368,176
40.54%
 Samuel M. "Golden Rule" Jones
106,721
11.75%
 Seth H. Ellis
7,799
0.86%
 George M. Hammell
5,825
0.64%
 Robert Bandlow
2,439
0.27%
Nov 02, 1897 General Election
 Asa S. Bushnell(I)
429,915
50.28%
 Horace L. Chapman
401,750
46.99%
 John C. Holiday
7,555
0.88%
 Jacob S. Coxey
6,276
0.73%
 William Watkins
4,246
0.50%
 John Richardson
3,105
0.36%
 Julius Dexter
1,662
0.19%
  Samuel J. Lewis
477
0.06%
Nov 05, 1895 General Election
 Asa S. Bushnell
427,141
51.00%
 James E. Campbell
334,519
39.94%
 Jacob S. Coxey
52,675
6.29%
 Seth H. Ellis
21,264
2.54%
 William Watkins
1,867
0.22%
  Scattering
3
0.00%
Nov 02, 1893 General Election
 William McKinley(I)
433,342
51.86%
 Lawrence T. Neal
352,347
42.17%
 Gideon P. Macklin
22,406
2.68%
 Edward J. Bracken
15,563
1.86%
  Scattering
11,946
1.43%
Nov 03, 1891 General Election
 William McKinley
386,739
48.61%
 James E. Campbell(I)
365,228
45.90%
 John J. Seitz
23,472
2.95%
 John J. Ashenhurst
20,190
2.54%
  Scattering
2
0.00%
Nov 05, 1889 General Election
 James E. Campbell
379,423
48.91%
 Joseph B. Foraker(I)
368,551
47.51%
 John B. Helwig
26,504
3.42%
 John H. Rhodes
1,048
0.14%
  Scattering
195
0.03%
Nov 01, 1887 General Election
 Joseph B. Foraker(I)
356,534
47.73%
 Thomas E. Powell
333,205
44.61%
 Morris Sharp
29,700
3.98%
 John J. Seitz
24,711
3.31%
  Scattering
2,820
0.38%
Oct 13, 1885 General Election
 Joseph B. Foraker
359,281
48.95%
 George Hoadly(I)
341,830
46.57%
 Adna B. Leonard
28,081
3.83%
  Scattering
2,774
0.38%
 John W. Northrop
2,001
0.27%
Oct 09, 1883 General Election
 George Hoadly
359,693
49.87%
 Joseph B. Foraker
347,164
48.13%
 Ferdinand Schumacher
8,362
1.16%
  Scattering
3,154
0.44%
 Charles Jenkins
2,937
0.41%
Oct 11, 1881 General Election
 Charles Foster(I)
312,735
50.10%
 John W. Bookwalter
288,426
46.21%
 Abraham R. Ludlow
16,597
2.66%
 John J. Seitz
6,330
1.01%
  Scattering
138
0.02%
Oct 14, 1879 General Election
 Charles Foster
336,261
50.25%
 Thomas Ewing
319,132
47.69%
 A. Sanders Piatt
9,072
1.36%
 Gideon Tabor Stewart
4,145
0.62%
 John Hood
547
0.08%
Oct 09, 1877 General Election
 Richard M. Bishop
271,625
48.94%
 William H. West
249,105
44.88%
 Stephen Johnson
16,912
3.05%
 Lewis H. Bond
12,489
2.25%
 Henry A. Thompson
4,836
0.87%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
93
0.02%
Mar 02, 1877 Succession
 Thomas L. Young
1
100.00%
Oct 12, 1875 General Election
 Rutherford B. Hayes
297,817
50.25%
 William Allen(I)
292,273
49.31%
 Jay Odell
2,593
0.44%
  Scattering
17
0.00%
Oct 08, 1873 General Election
 William Allen
214,654
47.82%
 Edward F. Noyes(I)
213,837
47.64%
 Gideon Tabor Stewart
10,278
2.29%
 Isaac C. Collins
10,109
2.25%
Oct 10, 1871 General Election
 Edward F. Noyes
238,273
51.75%
 George W. McCook
218,105
47.37%
 Gideon Tabor Stewart
4,084
0.89%
Oct 12, 1869 General Election
 Rutherford B. Hayes(I)
236,082
50.74%
 George H. Pendleton
228,581
49.13%
 Samuel Scott
629
0.14%
Oct 08, 1867 General Election
 Rutherford B. Hayes
243,605
50.31%
 Allen G. Thurman
240,622
49.69%
Oct 10, 1865 General Election
 Jacob D. Cox
223,633
53.53%
 George W. Morgan
193,797
46.39%
  Scattering
360
0.09%
Aug 29, 1865 Succession
 Charles Anderson
1
100.00%
Oct 13, 1863 General Election
 John A. Brough
288,856
60.61%
 Clement L. Vallandigham
187,728
39.39%
Oct 08, 1861 General Election
 David Tod
206,997
57.68%
 Hugh J. Jewett
151,794
42.29%
  Scattering
109
0.03%
Oct 11, 1859 General Election
 William Dennison
184,557
51.87%
 Rufus Percival Ranney
171,226
48.13%
Oct 13, 1857 General Election
 Salmon P. Chase(I)
160,568
48.67%
 Henry B. Payne
159,065
48.22%
 Philadelph Van Trump
10,272
3.11%
Oct 09, 1855 General Election
 Salmon P. Chase
146,770
48.59%
 William Medill(I)
131,019
43.37%
 Allen Trimble
24,276
8.04%
Oct 11, 1853 General Election
 William Medill(I)
147,663
52.02%
 Nelson Barrere
85,857
30.25%
 Samuel Lewis
50,346
17.74%
Jul 13, 1853 Succession
 William Medill
1
100.00%
Oct 14, 1851 General Election
 Reuben Wood(I)
145,654
51.62%
 Samuel Finley Vinton
119,548
42.37%
 Samuel Lewis
16,918
6.00%
  Scattering
62
0.02%
Oct 08, 1850 General Election
 Reuben Wood
133,093
49.67%
 William Johnston
121,105
45.20%
 Edward Smith
13,747
5.13%
Oct 10, 1848 General Election
 Seabury Ford
148,756
49.93%
 John B. Weller
148,445
49.82%
  Scattering
742
0.25%
Oct 13, 1846 General Election
 William Bebb
118,869
48.28%
 David Tod
116,484
47.31%
 Samuel Lewis
10,797
4.39%
  Scattering
46
0.02%
Oct 08, 1844 General Election
 Mordecai Bartley
146,333
48.74%
 David Tod
145,062
48.32%
 Leicester King
8,808
2.93%
  Scattering
11
0.00%
Apr 15, 1844 Succession
 Thomas W. Bartley
1
100.00%
Oct 11, 1842 General Election
 Wilson Shannon
119,774
49.32%
 Thomas Corwin(I)
117,902
48.55%
 Leicester King
5,134
2.11%
  Others
40
0.02%
Oct 13, 1840 General Election
 Thomas Corwin
145,442
52.93%
 Wilson Shannon(I)
129,312
47.06%
  Others
8
0.00%
Oct 09, 1838 General Election
 Wilson Shannon
107,884
51.36%
 Joseph Vance(I)
102,146
48.63%
  Others
7
0.00%
Oct 11, 1836 General Election
 Joseph Vance
92,204
51.64%
 Eli Baldwin
86,158
48.25%
  Others
200
0.11%
Oct 14, 1834 General Election
 Robert Lucas(I)
70,738
51.19%
 James Findlay
67,414
48.78%
  Others
38
0.03%
Oct 09, 1832 General Election
 Robert Lucas
71,251
52.99%
 Darius Lyman
63,185
46.99%
  Others
33
0.02%
Oct 12, 1830 General Election
 Duncan McArthur
49,668
50.13%
 Robert Lucas
49,186
49.64%
  Others
226
0.23%
Oct 14, 1828 General Election
 Allen Trimble(I)
53,970
50.90%
 John W. Campbell
51,951
49.00%
  Others
112
0.11%
Oct 10, 1826 General Election
 Allen Trimble
71,475
84.35%
 Alexander Campbell
4,765
5.62%
 Benjamin Tappan
4,192
4.95%
 John Bigger
4,114
4.86%
  Others
187
0.22%
Oct 12, 1824 General Election
 Jeremiah Morrow(I)
39,526
51.58%
 Allen Trimble
37,108
48.42%
Oct 08, 1822 General Election
 Jeremiah Morrow
26,059
41.06%
 Allen Trimble(I)
22,899
36.08%
 William W. Irvin
11,050
17.41%
  Others
3,462
5.45%
Jan 04, 1822 Succession
 Allen Trimble
1
100.00%
Oct 10, 1820 General Election
 Ethan Allen Brown(I)
34,836
71.31%
 Jeremiah Morrow
9,426
19.29%
 William Henry Harrison
4,348
8.90%
  Others
243
0.50%
Oct 13, 1818 General Election
 Ethan Allen Brown
30,194
78.85%
 James Dunlap
8,075
21.09%
  Others
24
0.06%
Oct 08, 1816 General Election
 Thomas Worthington(I)
22,931
74.35%
 James Dunlap
6,295
20.41%
 Ethan Allen Brown
1,607
5.21%
  Others
9
0.03%
Oct 11, 1814 General Election
 Thomas Worthington
17,579
73.83%
 Othniel Looker(I)
6,171
25.92%
 William Craig
59
0.25%
Mar 24, 1814 Succession
 Othniel Looker
1
100.00%
Oct 13, 1812 General Election
 Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr.(I)
11,859
60.01%
 Thomas Scott
7,903
39.99%
Oct 09, 1810 General Election
 Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr.
9,924
56.21%
 Thomas Worthington
7,731
43.79%
Oct 11, 1808 General Election
 Samuel Huntington
7,293
44.77%
 Thomas Worthington
5,601
34.38%
 Thomas Kirker(I)
3,397
20.85%
Oct 13, 1807 Special Election
 Nathaniel Massie
4,833
46.49%
 Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr.
5,525
53.15%
 Thomas Worthington
35
0.34%
  Others
3
0.03%
Mar 04, 1807 Succession
 Thomas Kirker
1
100.00%
Oct 08, 1805 General Election
 Edward Tiffin(I)
5,473
96.70%
 Nathaniel Massie
168
2.97%
 Benjamin I. Gilman
16
0.28%
  Others (W)
3
0.05%
Jan 11, 1803 General Election
 Edward Tiffin
5,379
89.77%
 Benjamin I. Gilman
246
4.11%
 Arthur St. Clair
234
3.91%
 Bezaleel Wells
89
1.49%
  Others (W)
44
0.73%

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