Thursday, October 11, 2007

OH-16: Regula Out

Another GOP Congressman has announced his retirement, opening up a potentially competitive seat.

Ralph Regula, who has been in office since 1973, has announced he is retiring next year. His district, the Ohio 16th, sits in North Central Ohio between Cleveland and Columbus and includes Canton and Ashland. Bush won 54% of the vote in the district in 2004 and it's PVI is R+4.

Ohio State Senator John Boccieri has already announced he was running before Regula's retirement announcement. He will be a strong candidate.

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