16th district Ohio's 16th District Will See Faceoff Between Two Political Newcomers By Tim Rudell • May 9, 2018 WOSU Ohio’s 16th Congressional District, one of Ohio’s two open U.S. House races, has found its challengers: Republican Anthony Gonzalez and Democrat Susan Moran Palmer. Republican Race For Ohio's 16th District Takes On Nasty Tone By M.L. Schultze • May 1, 2018 A rare 16th Congressional District Republican debate last night revealed little difference on the issues between the two front runners. But attitude was a different matter. The third candidate on the stage stood apart on both issues and attitude. Candidates Gear Up Campaigns For Ohio's Two Open Congressional Seats By Nick Castele • Dec 27, 2017 J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press As the year comes to a close, candidates are already lining up for next year’s Congressional races – with the seats of both U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi and U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci up for grabs.