Jane Timken

Erik Yassenoff

A Republican candidate for the Ohio Legislature is protesting a mailer from the state GOP party, calling it inaccurate and not reflecting his values as a candidate.

Ohio Republican Party chair Matt Borges (left) and President-elect Donald Trump.
Statehouse News Bureau

The chair of the Ohio Republican Party is facing a challenge to his leadership at the state party’s meeting next month, after a public feud with the Donald Trump campaign during the presidential race. Matt Borges is now apparently campaigning to keep his job.

Ohio Republican Party Chair Matt Borges talks with U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) on the convention floor at the RNC in Cleveland in July.
Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

Insiders are saying that President-elect Donald Trump wants new leadership at the top of the Ohio Republican Party. Trump’s top ally in Ohio is leading the effort to unseat current GOP chair Matt Borges.