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Lehner to replace Husted in (State) Senate
Dayton Daily News ^ | December 14, 2010 | William Hershey

Posted on 12/14/2010 9:02:18 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty

State Rep. Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering, on Monday won the recommendation of a seven-member Republican screening committee to fill the state Senate seat being vacated by Jon Husted.

The recommendation will be presented to the full Republican caucus on Wednesday, said Senate President-elect Tom Niehaus, R-New Richmond. Lehner was recommended over state Rep. Seth Morgan, R-Huber Heights, and three other applicants for the 6th District seat.

“We would expect the caucus to support the recommendation,” said Niehaus.

Husted was elected secretary of state Nov. 2 and will take that office in January. The official Senate vote on his replacement will come after he resigns, said Niehaus. Only Republicans will vote.

Lehner, a former Kettering City Council member, re-elected to the House in November, would serve out the final two years of Husted’s Senate term. If she is selected, the House will have to pick a replacement for her. Morgan does not live in her district.

The 6th Senate district includes much of Montgomery County.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: dewine; ohiogop; ugh
SO.......Seth Morgan gets overlooked again....

Seth Morgan was running a good campaign for State Auditor with an awesome chance at winning the general. That was until the Ohio GOP made a place for Dewine in the AG slot by forcing David Yost to run against Seth Morgan in the primary.

1 posted on 12/14/2010 9:02:22 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty
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To: Admin Moderator

crap, can you fix my title?

2 posted on 12/14/2010 9:06:23 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty (formally known as Kerretarded....I changed my name)
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