Dennis Kucinich, a U.S. Representative since 1996, was reelected in the 10th District of Ohio for his 7th term. Ohioans were not surprised by his win, since he fundraised nearly seven times more than his Republican competitor, James Trakas, who lost by 18 % votes. His experience from primary elections 2004 and 2008 when he ran for Democratic nomination for President of the United States, helped him, too.
Voters appreciated his focus on economy, health care, workers rights, NAFTA or the end of Iraq war.
As a strong advocate of peaceful coexistence, consensus building, disarmament, and respect for international treaties of conflicts in the world, he was endorsed by GlobalSolutions.org. He proposes to establish a Department of Peace.