The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram and the Lorain Morning Journal are both reporting that the investigation of Matt Barrett has come to an end, and no action will be taken against Barrett. Barrett (D-Amherst) resigned as state representative of the Ohio House 58th District.
The state rep seat for the 58th District remains empty, but a search committee within the House Democrat Caucus are getting ready to start vetting possible replacements.
The Democrats want to find someone who will not only fill the vacant seat, but someone who will also run for the upcoming term in the November elections against the Republican candidate, former Huron County Commissioner Terry Boose.
November 4, 2008 at 10:45 am
[…] District, the 80th, I voted for Ed Enderle for state rep. When Matt Barrett’s problems came to light, I pointed to Terry Boose to pick up the baton for state rep in the 58th Ohio House District. […]