- Associated Press - Saturday, January 6, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk) has announced dates for special elections to fill the seat of a Republican congressman resigning to take the helm of a business policy group.

Current U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (TEE’-behr-ee) is leaving Jan. 16 to serve as president of the Ohio Business Roundtable in Columbus.

Tiberi has held his seat in central Ohio since 2001. His two-year term was due to end in January 2019.

Kasich’s office said Friday the special election primary will be May 8 and the general election Aug. 7.

The roundtable conducts research and drives debate in a range of policy areas that participating CEOs have identified as economic priorities for Ohio.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide