Stories tagged with: Congressman 6th District

April 15, 2013 - 12:04am
3 years 14 weeks ago

Former Ohio Congressman Charlie Wilson has passed away this afternoon in a Florida hospital following complications associated with a stroke suffered in February.

Born in Dillonvale, Ohio in 1943 and educated at Ohio University in Athens, Wilson was a Representative for the Ohio House from 1996 to 2004, followed by two years in the Ohio Senate. In 2006 he won a historic write-in campaign, filling the congressional seat vacated by Governor Ted Strickland.

As an advocate for the...

February 10, 2012 - 12:30pm
4 years 23 weeks ago

A congressman running for re-election is looking for votes in Muskingum County.

Republican Bill Johnson has served in the United States Congress since 2010, representing the 6th District. When this year's census numbers led to redistricting of Ohio, part of Muskingum County was included in that district.

"I didn't go to Washington to become a member of a member of the club," said Rep. Johnson. "I'm not a career politician. I'm a farm boy born and raised on the farm...

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