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Tina Maharath

Tina Maharath
Tina Maharath

A newly-elected state senator says she faced discrimination from Statehouse security while attending her first women’s caucus meeting.

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There were some surprises buried in the results of the 2018 election, many of them for Democrats, who lost the five big statewide executive offices. These results weren’t surprising to some consultants who have worked with both major political parties in Ohio, and they could be disappointing to non-partisans.

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Newly elected to Ohio’s 3rd Senate district seat, Democrat Tina Maharath credits her unexpected win to knocking on a lot of doors.

Tina Maharath
Tina Maharath

The results for a razor close central Ohio Senate seat have flipped after officials counted the remaining provisional and absentee ballots. The race is just the latest seat to flip from Republican to Democratic in Ohio's 3rd Senate District.