Rick Carfagna will be the Republican nominee for the 68th Ohio House district in the November election after defeating four other Republicans in Tuesday’s primary..
Unofficial vote totals in the GOP primary showed:
• Rick Carfagna with 10,974 votes.
• Beth Lear with 8,900 votes.
• Jason Rogers with 3,829 votes.
• Patrick J. Quinn with 1,575 votes.
• W. Myles Bancroft with 487 votes.
John Russell was unopposed as the Democratic nominee Tuesday.
Incumbent Margaret Ann Ruhl, a Republican, will vacate her seat at the end of 2016 due to term limits.
The 68th District constitutes the eastern half of Delaware County (52 precincts) and all of Knox County.