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Republican Gibbs Defeats Democrat Space In Ohio’s 18th Congressional District Contest

12:00AM
November
3, 2010

After four years representing Ohio’s 18th Congressional district, Democratic Representative Zack Space was defeated by Republican Bob Gibbs.

Ohio’s Zack Space: The Accidental Congressman?

Rep. Zack Space meets with hospital officials in Nelsonville, OH. Space represents the 18th congressional district.
12:00AM
August 16, 2007

First term Rep. Zack Space is back home in Ohio’s 18th District making the rounds while Congress is in summer recess. Some critics call him ‘the accidental congressman.’ Space, a Democrat, is the first to admit he would not be in office today had it not been for the downfall of his predecessor, Republican Bob Ney. Even though the next election is more than a year away, Space is already campaigning. And so is the opposition.

18th District Reacts to News of Ney’s Guilty Plea

12:00AM
September
15, 2006

Ohio Congressman Bob Ney says he’s made serious mistakes and is sorry for the pain his wrongdoing has caused. Ney’s statement follows news that the 18th district congressman has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges connected to a probe of lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But reaction in parts of the 18th district is muted.