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Secretary of State rejects Republican choices to fill Board of Elections vacancies

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COLUMBUS, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Ohio Secretary of State John Husted has rejected two candidates the Lucas County Republican Party recommended fill empty spots on the Lucas County Board of Elections.

The county Republican Party, chaired by Jon Stainbrook, had recommended the secretary appoint Kelly Bensman or Benjamin Roberts to the board. On Tuesday, Husted sent a letter to Stainbrook saying he would not appoint either to the board.

Stainbrook himself, along with 3 others board members, was removed from the board by Secretary Husted last month.

Read the letter from Husted to Stainbrook here: http://ftpcontent4.worldnow.com/wtol/pdf/BOERepublicansRejected.pdf

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