Republicans Manage To Hang On To Ohio Congressional Seat

It took over two weeks to finalize the results, but Republicans managed to hang on to a seat they've held since 1983.
Posted at 4:21 PM, Aug 24, 2018

Republican Troy Balderson has won a special election for Ohio's 12th congressional district.

That district, which encompasses rural areas to the north and east of Columbus, has been held by Republicans since 1983.

Balderson beat Democratic candidate Danny O'Connor to replace Rep. Pat Tiberi, who announced his intention to resign back in October.

Balderson's victory is a bit short-lived, though. He'll need to fight to keep his seat again during the November general election.