Tuesday, February 7

Who is ex-Ohio GOP chair Jane Timken?


A former Ohio GOP chair who rose to power with the backing of former President Donald Trump now wants to represent the Buckeye State in the US Senate.

Jane Timken rose to the top of the Ohio GOP in early 2017, replacing a party chair who had been critical of Trump. Now Timken is running to become the Republican nominee in a packed Ohio senate race.,

Like much of the rest of the field, Timken is billing herself as the “Trump” candidate, though the former president has yet to offer up an endorsement in the race.

Timken will face off against a list of candidates that includes venture capitalist and author JD Vancebusinessman Mike Gibbons, former Ohio treasurer Josh Mandel and others in the Republican primary election on May 3.

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Who is Jane Timken?

Timken is the former chair of the Ohio Republican Party, a position she held since 2017 until she resigned in February 2021 ahead of launching her campaign for Senate.


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