Voters from around the state and around the nation were keeping a close eye on Tuesday’s special election for the 12th congressional District seat in Central Ohio – not only to see who would replace longtime Rep. Pat Tiberi, but to gauge where voters fall in the current political climate.
In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU Public Media, Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss why a narrow loss by Democrat Danny O'Connor could be seen as a win in a Republican stronghold like the 12th congressional district.
Franklin County election officials notified the public on Wednesday that they missed almost 600 ballots in the unofficial tally for Tuesday’s special election. But they'll be included in the official canvass later this month.
More than 8,400 outstanding ballots are giving the Danny O’Connor campaign a tiny glimmer of hope in the race to represent Ohio’s 12th congressional district. But the chance of the Democrat pulling off a win looks like a bit of longshot.
The nation watched a tight race in Ohio’s 12th congressional district Tuesday night. Republican candidate Troy Balderson is holding on to a narrow lead as provisional and final absentee ballots are counted.