Updated May 3, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Rep. Tim Ryan wins Ohio Democratic Senate primary

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Rep. Tim Ryan won the Ohio Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday night, AP projects.

The big picture: The former 2020 presidential candidate was favored to win, and beat out Morgan Harper and Traci Johnson. Ryan, a 10-term congressman, won 72.1% of the votes to Harper's 15.9% and Johnson's 12%, AP reports.

What to watch: Ryan will face Trump-endorsed J.D. Vance, who won the crowded Republican primary, in the race to replace retiring Sen. Rob Portman.

Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect that Vance won the Republican primary.

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