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US Rep. Jean Schmidt concedes Ohio GOP congressional primary to Iraq war vet challenger
|Last Edited||DFWDem Mar 06, 2012 11:30pm|
|Media||Newspaper - Washington Post|
|News Date||Wednesday, March 7, 2012 07:00:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||CINCINNATI — Fourth-term U.S. Rep. Jean Schmidt of Ohio has conceded the Republican primary in her Cincinnati-area district to an Iraq war veteran. |
Schmidt issued a statement Tuesday saying she had phoned Army combat surgeon Brad Wenstrup to congratulate him on his win. Wenstrup was holding a 6-point lead with 99 percent of precincts reporting. Three other candidates trailed.