Columbus,OH – Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted released the following statement regarding the 2022 Senate race:
“After contemplating running for the Senate for 48 hours, I was reminded how much I enjoy the challenges of my present job. I am truly grateful for the opportunities I have every day to work with the Governor to lead Ohio’s innovation, workforce and economic strategies and solve problems for people throughout our state. I know the work I am doing is making a difference in people’s lives.
“The primary reason to run for public office is to have the opportunity to use the authority of that office to improve the lives of the people you represent. Being Lt. Governor provides me that fulfilling opportunity and I intend to keep doing this job, run for re-election, and one day in the future, I intend to run for Governor. My public service skills and passion are at the state level.
“I believe there will be several good people who will seriously consider a run for the U.S. Senate post now served ably by Rob Portman, and I look forward to helping those people any way I can.”