Two Democrats seek to unseat Jordan in 4th Congressional district

Two Democrats seek to unseat Jordan in 4th Congressional district

Two Democrats are running in the May 3 primary for the U.S. House of Representatives 4th District seat. Jeff Sites, 55 of Lima, and Tamie Wilson, 49, of Delaware, are competing against each other to run as their party’s nominee in November for the seat now held by U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, who is unopposed in the GOP primary. The newly revamped 4th includes all of Champaign, Allen, Ashland, Auglaize, Harden, Logan, Marion, Morrow, Richland and Union counties and parts of Delaware, Shelby, and Wyandot counties. Here’s a look at each candidate. Jeff Sites Sites previously ran unsuccessfully in the 2020 Democratic primary for the 4th district seat. A U.S. Army veteran, Sites said he was motivated to try again after seeing the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump trying to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s win in the 2020 presidential election. “I turned around to see my Capitol under attack by Americans. And I knew right then that I was going to run again to try to unseat Jim Jordan,” said Sites. “He has not lived up to his oath of office.” Soon after the attack was quelled, Jordan joined with 146 other House and Senate Republicans in voting against certifying Biden’s win. Jordan spoke at a “Stop the Steal” rally after the election and refused to testify before the U.S. House committee investigating the attack about allegations that he was involved in efforts to stop Biden from […]

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