PoliticsOhio: New Redistricting Map Shakes Things Up In The Miami Valley
Ohio's new 10th congressional district merges Montgomery and Greene Counties, as well as a part of Fayette County, changing the political landscape for 2012. Emily McCord speaks to Jessica Wehrman for this edition of PoliticsOhio. She's a reporter for the Columbus Dispatch based in Washington, D.C., and her stories appear in the Dayton Dailys News. Werhman breaks down what the changes the new map brings for Montgomery, Clark and Greene Counties and what that means for congressional races and its national implications.
**As of January 6, 2012, the candidates running for the 10th Conressional District include:
Republicans John D. Anderson of Enon, Edward Focke Breen of Kettering and Republican Congressman Mike Turner, currently serving the 3rd district.
Democrats David Esrati of Dayton, Olivia Freeman of Fairborn, Thomas McMasters of Huber Heights, Sharen Neuhardt of Yellow Springs, and L. Mack VanAllen, and Liberatarian David A. Harlow of Dayton.