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December 16, 2015

Candidates Crowd Into Race to Claim John Boehner’s Seat

(Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

There are 16 candidates running to fill Boehner’s open seat. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

The race is on for the open seat created earlier this year when Speaker John A. Boehner left Congress, and there are 16 Ohioans vying to fill that vacancy ahead of the March 15 primary.

Potential candidates had until 4 p.m. Wednesday to file with Ohio’s boards of election to run for Congress in 2016. The special election for Boehner’s 8th District seat is scheduled  June 7.

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October 21, 2012

After ‘Brutal’ Races, Steve Stivers Sits Pretty in Redrawn Ohio District

(Bill Clark/Roll Call File Photo)

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — It’s less than three weeks before Election Day, and Rep. Steve Stivers (R) appears relaxed for the first time in six years.

After running in the battleground state’s most competitive House district for two cycles, Stivers will coast to re-election in November — thanks to redistricting.

“They were brutal,” Stivers said of his 2008 and 2010 races, while lining up to drive with his toddler, Sarah, in the Pumpkin Show Parade here. After the GOP-led redraw, “we’re not on anybody’s target list,” Stivers added.

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