Trump pick wins U.S. House special Republican primary election in Ohio

Published by
Reuters

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Mike Carey, a coal lobbyist endorsed by former President Donald Trump, won a crowded primary contest on Tuesday for the Republican nomination to a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio’s 15th district. With 65% of precincts reporting, Carey was ahead of his closest contender, state senator Bob Peterson, by 37.5% to 13.8%, results from the Ohio secretary of state’s office showed. The outcome in Ohio’s traditionally Republican 15th District south of Columbus was being closely watched as a measure of Trump’s clout in the Republican Party, comi…

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *