Aug 4, 2021 - Politics & Policy

State Rep. Allison Russo to face Trump-backed Mike Carey for Ohio House seat

AUGUST 03: A person fills out their voting ballot during the Special Election Primary at Cudell Recreation Center in Ohio's 11th Congressional District on August 03

Democratic State Rep. Allison Russo will be on the ballot this November in hopes of filling Ohio's 15th Congressional District seat, AP reports.

Driving the news: Russo, a health policy consultant, defeated retired Army Colonel Greg Betts for the Democratic nomination.

What to watch: Russo will face Trump-backed coal lobbyist Mike Carey in the general election on Nov. 2 to replace former U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers.

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