COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Ohio Republican Party State Central Committee elected Bob Paduchik Chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, Friday.
Paduchik was endorsed by former President Donald Trump.
“It is a great honor to be elected to be the leader of the Republican Party in Ohio. For the last 35 years, I have devoted my life to carrying out conservative principals on the state and national level. As a strong ally of President Trump, I look forward to leading the party through these coming years,” Paduchik released in a statement.
Paduchik replaces Jane Timken, who announced she will be running for the U.S. Senate seat being left by the GOP’s Rob Portman.