Friday, December 1, 2023

2024 elections: Who will run in Ohio's 2nd congressional district now that Republican Brad Wenstrup is not running for re-election

The conservative Republican district contains a large chuck of southern Ohio east of Cincinnati and south of Columbus.   Trump won 72% of the vote in 2020.

Source:  Ballotpedia

The Hill,  11/9/2023
Wenstrup has served in Congress since 2013 and serves on the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and chairs the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic. He previously served in the Army Reserve from 1998 to 2022 and spent time in Iraq as a combat surgeon in the mid-2000s.

So far, 2 Republicans and 1 Democrat have announced that they are running to succeed Johnson.  (Screenshot from same Ballotpedia link as above.)

Other dropouts:
Debbie Lesko. R, AZ-8.  (11/28/2023
Anna Eshoo.  D, CA-16.  (11/29/2023)
Ken Buck.  R,CO-4.  (1128//2023)
John Sarbanes.  D, MD-3.  (11/30/2023)
John Sarbanes.  D, MI-8.  (11/30/2023)

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