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Ohio 18th District - Gibbs vs. Space

Candidates

Bob Gibbs

Bob Gibbs (R)

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Zack Space

Zack Space (D)*

Bio | Campaign Site

Ohio Snapshot

RCP Ranking:
2010 Key Races:
Governor | Senate | OH-1 | OH-6 | OH-10 | OH-12 | OH-13 | OH-15 | OH-16

----------PAST KEY RACES----------


2008:
President | OH-1 | OH-2 | OH-15 | OH-16
2006: Sen | Gov | OH-1 | OH-2 | OH-15 | OH-18
2004: President | Senate

Polling Data

PollDateSampleGibbs (R)Space (D)Spread
Final Results----53.940.5Gibbs +13.4
OH18

Race Analysis

10/24/10 -- This west-central Ohio district is a late addition to the watch list.  Zack Space won the district after the GOP Congressman came under indictment and his hand-picked successor crumbled under the weight of a bankruptcy scandal.  He won handily in 2008.  But he supported most of the big-ticket items on the Democrats' agenda in 2009, and campaign polls are showing the race as being a close one.  In the absence of reliable polling, it's tough to know exactly where this one stands.

Previous Election Results

  2008: Space (D) 60%, Dailey (R) 40%   2008: McCain (R) 53%, Obama (D) 44%
  2006: Space (D) 62%, Padgett (R) 38%   2004: Bush (R) 57%, Kerry (D) 42%
  2004: Ney (R) 66%, Thomas (D) 34%   2000: Bush (R) 48%, Gore (D) 42%