AP calls GOP governor primary for incumbent DeWine

By: - May 3, 2022 8:46 pm

The Associated Press has called the Ohio GOP primary for the nomination of governor for incumbent Gov. Mike DeWine, who was first elected in 2018. DeWine had faced a challenge from former Congressman Jim Renacci, former state Rep. Ron Hood, and cattle farmer Joe Blystone.

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David DeWitt
David DeWitt

OCJ Editor-in-Chief David DeWitt has more than 15 years experience covering Ohio government, politics and policy, including education, health care, crime and courts, poverty, state and local government, business, labor, energy, environment, and social issues. He has worked for the National Journal, The New York Observer, The Athens NEWS, and Plunderbund.com. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and is a board member of the E.W. Scripps Society of Alumni and Friends. He can be found on Twitter @DC_DeWitt.

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