Roll Call reports:
Ohio’s Secretary of State announced Thursday that the special election to replace former Rep. Marcia L. Fudge will take place on Nov. 2, leaving Speaker Nancy Pelosi with an empty seat for most of the year. Fudge won the district with 80 percent of the vote in 2020 and 82 percent in 2018.
It’s too early for candidates to have officially launched — they couldn’t even pick up petitions to run until the race had been set — but with several prominent figures already campaigning, the race is shaping up as a referendum on the divide between progressive and moderate Democrats.
Read the full article. Declared candidates include former Bernie Sanders campaign co-chair Nina Turner.
Ohio scheduled the special election to replace former Rep. Marcia Fudge for Nov. 2, leaving Speaker Nancy Pelosi with an empty seat for most of the year. https://t.co/U48CQqyHAa
— Roll Call (@rollcall) March 19, 2021