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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Rep. Steve LaTourette officially withdraws as a candidate (with document)

U.S. Rep. Steven C. LaTourette made his withdrawal to seek re-election official by submitting the proper paperwork to the Lake County Elections Board.

The seven GOP county chairmen and county central committee secretaries in the district will select the new candidate at a 2 p.m. meeting Friday at the Willoughby Hills Community Center.

Ohio’s 14th Congressional District consists of Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula and parts of Cuyahoga, Portage, Summit and Trumbull counties.

John Arthur Hutchison
Twitter: @newsheraldjah

Read LaTourette’s statement of withdrawal letter below.
Steve LaTourette Resignation Letter

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