Gibbs Announces Retirement

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Republican US Representative Bob Gibbs has announced his sudden retirement with voting underway in Ohio’s primary.

The six-term congressman represents Ohio’s 7th District which includes Coshocton County, declared himself a casualty of “the circus” over Ohio’s unresolved congressional map.

Gibbs exits a primary race in northeast Ohio that under temporary maps would have put him up against Trump-backed republican Max Miller.

Gibbs blamed the Ohio Supreme Court for drawing out Ohio’s redistricting fight.

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