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Mike DeWine Elected Ohio Governor

Nov 6, 2018

Republican Mike DeWine will be the new governor for Ohio. In one of the last state races called on Tuesday, DeWine picked up 51 percent of the vote. Democratic Candidate Richard Cordray received 46 percent of the vote.

Other statewide offices have also gone to the GOP. 

Frank LaRose will replace Jon Husted as Secretary of State. Former Ohio Auditor Dave Yost steps into the role of Ohio Attorney General after defeating attorney Steve Dettelbach.  State Representatives Keith Faber and Robert Sprague will take the offices of Ohio Auditor and Treasurer respectively.