Warren Davidson

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Warren Davidson
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th district
Assumed office
June 7, 2016
Preceded by John Boehner
Personal details
Born Warren Earl Davidson
(1970-03-01) March 1, 1970 (age 47)
Troy, Ohio, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater United States Military Academy
University of Notre Dame

Warren Earl Davidson (born March 1, 1970) is an American politician from the state of Ohio. He is the member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio's 8th congressional district.

Early life

Davidson was born in Sidney, Ohio. After his Sidney High School graduation in 1988, he enlisted in the army, and was stationed in Germany. He received an opportunity to attend the United States Military Academy and graduated in 1995. He is a former U.S. Army officer and a graduate of U.S. Army Ranger School. He received his MBA from the University of Notre Dame.[1]

United States House of Representatives

2016 special election

Following the resignation of John Boehner from the U.S. House of Representatives, Davidson ran in a special election to succeed him. He won the special election on June 7, 2016,[2][3] and was sworn in June 9, 2016.[4][5]

Tenure

Davidson is a member of the House Freedom Caucus.[6] He ran in the November 2016 general election for the seat and won.

Committee assignments

Electoral history

Ohio's 8th Congressional District special election, 2016[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Warren Davidson 21,537 76.79
Democratic Corey Foister 5,904 21.05
Green James J. Condit, Jr. 604 2.15
Total votes 28,045 100.00
Republican hold
Ohio's 8th Congressional District election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Warren Davidson (Incumbent) 223,833 68.76
Democratic Steven Fought 87,794 26.97
Green Derrick James Hendricks 13,879 4.26
Total votes 325,506 100.00
Republican hold

References

  1. ^ "Republican Warren Davidson hopes to lead U.S. House 8th District race". dailyadvocate.com. February 1, 2016. Retrieved August 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Boehner race winner: 'This is like going back to active duty'". Cincinnati.com. June 7, 2016. 
  3. ^ Sewell, Dan; Press, Associated (June 8, 2016). "Warren Davidson wins special House election in Ohio". wdtn.com. Retrieved August 1, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Davidson will be sworn in today". Journal-News. June 9, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Warren Davidson sworn in to fill remainder of John Boehner's term". daytondailynews.com. Retrieved August 1, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Boehner's successor joins Freedom Caucus". Politico. June 9, 2016. 
  7. ^ "General Election Results". Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved June 10, 2016. 

External links

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Boehner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th congressional district

2016–present
Incumbent
Current U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded by
Darin LaHood
R-Illinois
United States Representatives by seniority
375th
Succeeded by
James Comer
R-Kentucky
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