Monday, April 21, 2008

Already running scared...

> OH House-70: Nisenoff Withdraws; Conner and Wichborn Under Consideration -
> Matt Nisenoff (D-Beavercreek) filed a letter with the Greene County Board of
> Elections yesterday morning (4/18) formally withdrawing his name from the
> fall election. He and his family are moving out of state for employment
> reasons. A district caucus of the Greene County Democratic Party Executive
> Committee will meet on Wednesday (4/23) to replace Nisenoff on the ballot.
> "We have two strong potential candidates who have stepped forward so far,"
> said Democratic Chairman Don Hollister, referring to former OH-07
> congressional candidate Bill Conner (D-Beavercreek), who is an engineer and
> a U.S. Air Force veteran, and Carol Wichman (D-Fairborn), a retired public
> school teacher.
> The 70th District is in Greene County in southeast Ohio and includes
> Beavercreek, Fairborn, and Xenia. It leans Republican (PVI R+8). The
> term-limited incumbent, Kevin DeWine (R-Beavercreek), is Assistant Majority
> Floor Leader and Deputy Chair of the ORP, as well as former Sen. Mike
> DeWine's second cousin. City council member Jarrod Martin (R-Beavercreek) is
> the Republican candidate.

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