Cong OH-4: Kostyo (D) Joins Race
This article in The Courier reports that Findlay attorney John Kostyo (D) has joined the fray in Ohio's 4th Congressional District, seeking to replace the retiring Mike Oxley (R). He faces Lima attorney Richard Siferd (D) in the primary. The crowded Republican field includes State Sen. Jim Jordan (R-Urbana), who is the top fund-raiser, as well as attorney Charles Weasel (R-Findlay), State Rep. Mike Gilb (R-Findlay), businessman Jim Stahl (R-Findlay), and Mansfield-Richland Area Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Nestor (R). Other Republicans considering a bid are businessman Frank A. Gugliemi (R-Findlay) and attorney Garth Brown (R-Findlay). There is an Iraq War veteran in the race, Nathan Martin, who appears from his web site to be an independent.