Two experienced politicians go head to head in District 17

Two experienced politicians are competing to represent the newly-redrawn 17th Ohio Senate District.

The Republican Party is trying to move the pro-CCW, OFCC PAC-endorsed John Carey of Wellston from the Ohio House to the Ohio Senate, while Democrats seek to maintain a seat for veteran Senator Michael Shoemaker of Bourneville.

Carey has served in the House since 1994. He is vice-chairman of the Finance and Appropriations Committee and serves on the Rules and Reference Committee.

The OFCC PAC has endorsed proven pro-CCW/self defense rights voter John Carey. Pro-Concealed Carry Reform voters must act decisively in this race, and maintain a pro-CCW majority in the Senate.

The new 17th District will include Ross, Fayette, Clinton, Highland, Pike, Jackson, Vinton and Gallia Counties, as well as portions of Lawrence and Pickaway Counties.

Read the entire story in the Athens Messenger.

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