Following the 2008 Election, I left Columbus for Athens, Ohio. Starting in 2009, I began covering Ohio’s 6th and 18th Congressional districts, often seeing U.S. Reps. Charlie Wilson and Zack Space in Athens County.
They visited my offices at The Athens NEWS. They attended events at Ohio University. When they were up for re-election, they debated their positions at candidate forums hosted by the local League of Women Voters. Democracy was working for the Republic.
In 2011, the great gerrymandering of Ohio happened. The majority of Athens County was included in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District, stretching across the state all […]Full Story... →